The American Bankers Association, which initially opposed ".bank" domain names on the Web, is now promoting them as a way to enhance security and trust amid growing cyber risk concerns.

Late last month, an industry consortium that includes the ABA won the job of overseeing .bank. The consortium, fTLD Registry Services, is working to make the suffix an unmistakable signal to consumers that the entity behind a website is a bank.

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