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M&A Due Diligence Executives

When you buy a company, you’re also acquiring their DNS network security risks.

Corporate domains are valuable digital assets to be factored into any M&A deal. Domains run on the DNS, a highly insecure public platform that is largely unknown, even to the selling party. M&A teams need to quickly and easily assess the Domains & DNS networks they’re buying, to maximize investment returns and mitigate security risk.
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Acquiring domains and DNS networks is costly and risky 

Acquiring domains and DNS networks is costly and risky. M&A due diligence teams lack the tools they need to inspect and integrate these assets.
Pre-deal DNS network due diligence Buying domain and DNS assets invites all their security risks. Auditing these assets, pre-deal, is difficult without tools. Manual audits are costly and ineffective.
Post-deal Domain & DNS Integration Bringing 3rd party domains and DNS networks into your organization is a huge and costly effort. It’s easy to miss details that can trigger security problems. 
Managing the combined assets After several M&A deals, organizations are burdened with multiple domain registrars and managed DNS services. It’s a complex and costly way to operate. 

3 ways to reduce security risks and costs when acquiring domain assets and DNS networks

Pre-deal audit, 2. Domain & DNS integration, 3. Domain & DNS management
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DNS Inspector Delivering security vulnerability visibility to your external DNS from a malicious actor’s viewpoint.
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Domain and DNS Consolidation The best way to simplify and secure your domain and DNS management operation is to consolidate domain registrars, managed DNS services, and TLS certificate providers.
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Domain Name Asset Manager DNAM™ is a unified, integrated control system for managing domains, DNS and TLS certificates. It’s an easier way to secure and manage corporate domains and the DNS.
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Resources

White paper M&A Guide to Assess and Consolidate Domain Assets and DNS Networks Assessing and consolidating domains and DNS providers are crucial “pre” and “post” M&A deal priorities. You are not only buying the valuable assets, you are also buying the cyber security risk.
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White paper 9 TLS and DNS Risks to Enterprise Security and Compliance Over 75% of all IT directors surveyed say that managing domains is “a total pain.” This paper offers seven implementable best practices to set you and your domain portfolio on a happier course.
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White paper Your Corporate Domain Portfolio 7 Best Practices For Success Over 75% of all IT directors surveyed say that managing domains is “a total pain.”ther corporate stakeholders like marketing, brand management and domain admins aren’t much happier. This paper offers seven implementable best practices to set you and your domain portfolio on a happier course.
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