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RSA 2019 Recap: Visibility of Threats and What Is Missing

Michael Kaczmarek
by Michael Kaczmarek March 15th, 2019
RSA 2019 Recap: Visibility of Threats and What Is Missing

The focus of RSA 2019 was undoubtedly threat visibility. Every vendor was either demonstrating the depth of their intelligence, how their systems could better identify threats to an organization’s online ecosystem, or how their systems could correlate the threats from all other systems into a single pane of glass. What is missing from all of these systems is an understanding of the people, the places, and the things about what is on the other end of the initiating connection. At Neustar, we call this understanding identity. This combination of identity with traffic and behavior to determine activity, context and intent is what Neustar calls the PredictiveEdge™. Read Full Article

Takeaways From the First 2019 Streaming Video Alliance Meeting

Ben Jones
by Ben Jones February 26th, 2019
Takeaways From the First 2019 Streaming Video Alliance Meeting

The Streaming Video Alliance (SVA) just wrapped up its first meeting of 2019, and it was an information-packed two days at The Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California, addressing topics like DNS over HTTP (DoH) and transport layer protocol, QUIC. Read Full Article

IPv6: Helping You Make the Right Decisions

Steve Hindman
by Steve Hindman February 25th, 2019
IPv6: Helping You Make the Right Decisions

As the deployment of IPv6 has increased, the number of devices and people using IPv6 addresses has also grown. Companies that use IP address information to make decisions about user experience, legal compliance, or risk assessment should consider whether it’s time to incorporate IPv6 geolocation data into their toolset. Neustar's IP GeoPoint IPv6 data provides insight into over 99% of all routable IPv6 addresses. Read Full Article

DNS Flag Day: What is it and will your website survive the domain doomsday?

Steve DeJong
by Steve DeJong January 30th, 2019
DNS Flag Day: What is it and will your website survive the domain doomsday?

DNS Flag Day, on February 1, 2019, will remove various workarounds that slow down DNS performance. A proliferation of malicious attacks aimed at taking down DNS resulted in these performance-slowing workarounds. Read Full Article

How Quicker Refreshes of IP Geolocation Data Improve the Customer Experience

Steve Hindman
by Steve Hindman December 3rd, 2018
How Quicker Refreshes of IP Geolocation Data Improve the Customer Experience

Neustar issues IP Intelligence decisioning data weekly instead of monthly like many of our competitors, helping our partners provide a better customer experience because their connected devices have accurate geolocation information. Read Full Article