Nominet Cyber Security

Brief Overview

Nominet manages and runs the infrastructure for over 10 million domain names that end in .uk as well as Welsh Top Level Domains (TLDs) .cymru and .wales and 35 other branded and generic TLDs, including .bbc and .london. Over 3 million businesses, and millions more consumers, rely on its domain registry services.

Through its work keeping the .UK namespace secure, Nominet’s R&D team is exploring the further potential of the Domain Names System (DNS) and the challenges and opportunities around emerging internet technologies. As a result, it operates in a number of business areas, from providing internet connectivity and analytics for Internet of Things (IoT) devices to selling DNS cyber security services using its ground-breaking network analytics tool turing and in-house expertise for tackling cyber threats.


Our HQ is in Oxford with offices in London and Washington.


Russell Haworth, CEO


Nominet has been entrusted with running the .UK domain name registry for over 20 years, and millions of people and organisations around the globe depend on our services to stay connected and secure. Our acquired expertise and experience as a registry service provider have been used to develop a sophisticated cyber-security capability deployed by the UK government and global enterprises.

Products and Services

NTX is Nominet’s threat monitoring and analytics platform, purpose built to analyse billions of DNS data packets in real time, pinpointing and eradicating malicious activity quickly and effortlessly.