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Precision in Brand Protection: The Value of Strategic Focus

By Colby Hall, Director of Tracer Experience – Tracer Centers of Excellence In today’s dynamic market, brand protection is crucial not just as adefensive measure, but as a strategic tool to maintain market dominanceand customer trust. However, a prevalent misconception persists thatemulating large-scale operations means covering every possible threat —which isn’t always the most efficient […]

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Brand Authenticity: Why Brands Need Verified Social Media Profiles

By Kara Holland, Social Media Lead – Tracer’s Centers of Excellence In the vast and ever-evolving landscape of social media, safeguarding your brand’s integrity and reputation is essential. With the rise of online brand abuse, businesses face growing challenges like social media impersonation, employee impersonation, and executive impersonation, maintaining a strong and secure online presence […]

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Tracer Fortifies Leadership Team as Demand for Brand Protection and Cybersecurity Measures Skyrockets

Alan Spencer, Will Fleury, Mike Monzon, Judi Archbold, Taryn Grinsteiner (Photo: Business Wire) Industry experts position company to combat brand abuse with AI for unprecedented speed, efficiency and accuracy in preserving enterprise brand equity, loyalty and customer trust Salt Lake City – April 22, 2024 – Tracer, the AI leader in online brand protection, today […]

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Charlie Abrahams Brand Protection Review 2024

The Future of Brand Protection is Here

2024 Review of the Online Brand Protection Market Summary Charlie Abrahams, a respected brand protection expert, released his 2024 Review of the Online Brand Protection Market. As a seasoned professional, he offers an authoritative perspective on Brand Protection, AI, and market trends. Abrahams highlights the struggle of legacy vendors to innovate and offer true innovative […]

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ICANN 79: WHOIS Update

The ICANN 79 meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico is upon us, and WHOIS data access issues continue to be of significant concern for businesses and other stakeholders. Background Tracer has consistently submitted WHOIS requests since 2018, by submitting requests directly to registrars and registries on behalf of our clients. These clients request disclosures to […]

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Black Friday Beware! What You Need To Know About Spending, Shopping and Scams As We Head Into Peak Customer Loyalty Season for Brands

Brands spend months planning their marketing strategy for the winter holiday season. As many marketing teams know, capitalizing on the surge of holiday shopping, especially online, can be highly competitive no matter your industry. Unfortunately, you’re also competing against scammers and counterfeiters, who ramp up their fraudulent efforts during the holidays. As consumer spending reaches […]

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Secure Our World: The Importance of Cybersecurity 

Introduction to Cybersecurity Awareness Month Cybersecurity Awareness Month is an annual event dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of online security and promoting best practices for protecting your digital brand. In a world where we depend more on technology and the internet than ever before, the need for cybersecurity has become paramount. This blog […]

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Pie chart of 2023 year to date compliance overall


The ICANN78  meeting in Hamburg, Germany is upon us, and WHOIS data access issues continue to be of significant concern for businesses and other stakeholders.  According to our most recent report, Tracer has submitted 3106  WHOIS requests during the time period January-September 2023. Of those 3106 requests, 947 were compliant (30%), 855 did not receive […]

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How to Prevent Phishing and Protect Your Brand’s Reputation

In today’s digital age, the threat of phishing is a looming and ongoing concern for brands of all sizes. Phishing attacks have evolved beyond traditional security solutions, requiring brands to take serious steps toward establishing anti-phishing solutions that can keep up with the relentless fraudsters. In fact, it’s no longer enough to set up internal […]

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Dangerous Counterfeit Products You Should Never Buy

Counterfeit products have thrived in today’s global marketplace, presenting a grave threat to consumer safety and brand reputations. These imitation goods, often produced with subpar materials and a lack of regard for quality and safety, pose significant dangers to the health and well-being of consumers. Counterfeiters create replicas of products of all kinds at an […]