The NetBeacon Institute [1] [2] [3] [4] [5], formerly known as the DNS Abuse Institute [5], is dedicated to combating online technical abuse [2] [4] [5], such as malware [4], botnets [1] [2] [3] [4] [5], and phishing [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]. It offers free innovative solutions [2] [3] [5], education [1] [2] [4] [5], and collaboration opportunities to registries and registrars to enhance web security [2].


The NetBeacon Institute provides programs like NetBeacon MAP and NetBeacon Reporter, allowing individuals and organizations to report suspected DNS Abuse and access tools to combat abuse [5]. Founded by Public Interest Registry [1] [4] [5], the registry operator for the ORG top-level domain [5], the Institute aims to create a safer digital environment by offering accessible safety resources and promoting internet safety for all users.


The NetBeacon Institute plays a crucial role in addressing online technical abuse and promoting internet safety. By providing free solutions and tools, it empowers individuals and organizations to identify and combat abuse effectively [1]. Moving forward, the Institute’s efforts will continue to have a positive impact on web security and contribute to a safer digital environment for all users.