The sum of the cardamom regarding the new EU Trademark Regulation

In Sweden, we have a saying that translates “the sum of the cardamom”. Even though the origin of the saying is probably lost in the mists of time, the saying is still used for expressing a conclusion or outcome, often being a result of a prolonged exposure of information. This is our “sum of the […]

Monday 09 October 2017

New Case: Svea Ekonomi

We have now posted a new client case about our trademark and domain related work with Svea Ekonomi, a leading provider of financial and administrative services. Read it here!

Monday 02 October 2017

How to avoid CEO-frauds and falsified emails

In May, we sent a newsletter regarding spoofing and other types of email frauds (read it here). Yesterday, eight people were prosecuted in Sweden for thousands of cases where they have hacked companies, financial institutions, governmental organisations and one political party using falsified emails. The sum of money embezzled exceeds 4 million Euros. [1] The […]

Tuesday 19 September 2017

ports.career

The Ports Group Career page at ports.career has now been launched! Like its sister page ports.management (the interface for domain names, trademarks and hosting services for our Corporate Management clients) we are using a ngTLD (new top-level domain name) for this subsite. This is something we will continue doing since using a ngTLD is an effective way […]

Monday 18 September 2017

A conversation with our CEO

Recently our CEO Annelie Liljeqvist was interviewed by the “Boss Blog” (“Bossbloggen” in Swedish). A good read for all of you interested in leadership and/or our line of business! Read it here (in Swedish).

Friday 15 September 2017

New Case: Hövding

Today we have posted yet another client case. This time about the awesome Swedish company Hövding. Read it here.

Wednesday 13 September 2017

New Case: Synsam

We have now posted a new client case about our work with Synsam. We feel it’s a great example of how we work! Read it here.  

Tuesday 05 September 2017

When all preconceived notions of how one “should” use domain names are overthrown.

It is almost impossible to start this post without explaining the “holy grail” status of having a two or three-letter .COM domain. A short wording on a .COM domain signals size, longevity and/or financial strength. Like the ones registered in the beginning of the internet, in 1985 and 1986. Powerful domain names such as IBM.COM, GE.COM, […]

Monday 14 August 2017

A technician’s view on DDoS attacks

Out of sight, out of mind Presence on the internet is nowadays viewed as a must for most companies. In an instant, you are able to present your company the way you want and attract new customers. However, when entering the web, the demands for availability also increases. Visitors expect a warm welcome. What happens […]

Wednesday 05 July 2017

How the GDPR sanctions is the best thing that has happened to cybersecurity

Data and the GDPR Today, data has become one of the most valuable resources for businesses. Because of this, incentives to process, cross-reference and publish data are ever increasing. This obviously affects the privacy of the individual. The natural step therefore, is regulation – Enter the GDPR! No one can have missed the discussions about […]

Monday 03 July 2017

How does the business community view the threat of cyberattacks and how can you act more proactively in order to prevent attacks such as Petya and Wannacry?

In the aftermaths of the Wannacry-attack, a new wave of cyber-attacks based on the Petya Ransomware is sweeping the globe. Companies seems to have a tough time battling these attacks. The fact that they are repeatedly coming back is a clear sign that appropriate proactive measures are simply not in place. It is high time […]

Thursday 29 June 2017

Higher legal demands on e-commerce

As most of you know, e-commerce has virtually exploded during the last decade: 25% of Nordic consumers e-commerce came from abroad. 1 62% of the Nordic population bought something online during an average month 2016. 2 1554 kr is the estimated value a Nordic consumer spent online during an average month 2016. 3 259 mdkr is […]

Thursday 22 June 2017

CEO frauds cannot be avoided by routines alone

Swedish bank SEB (part of the Swedish “Big 4”) and tech news site BreakIT are reporting on the rise of “CEO frauds”. Read it here. According to the article, the number of reported cases to the Swedish Trade Federation has increased from 100 cases in 2015, to 1 000 cases in 2016, an increase superseding 1000%! […]

Monday 19 June 2017

Comment on Google’s alerts on 50 famous Swedish brands’ websites

Yesterday, the Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet reported a story about Google warning visitors of the websites of 50 well-known Swedish brands. Read it here. Even if it might be a stretch to claim that visiting these sites is “unsafe” because they do not have HTTPS (encrypted information between visitor and site), it is still interesting […]

Friday 09 June 2017

Summary of #SEBC17 and launch of “The Pitfalls”

Two weeks ago, Ports Group was a partner of the annual Scandinavian E-business Camp – SEBC – in Gothenburg. At SEBC we presented our new services, some of which have been developed specifically for E-commerce companies. We also had the opportunity two host two break-out sessions. During these sessions we held a presentation about the […]

Wednesday 31 May 2017