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An Open Letter from Neustar’s CISO to our UltraDNS Customers

Mark Tonnesen
by Mark Tonnesen October 20th, 2015
An Open Letter from Neustar’s CISO to our UltraDNS Customers

On October 15, 2015, Neustar’s UltraDNS service experienced an outage as the unexpected result of a configuration change. We've begun a full review of our operational plans and service architecture in order to avoid these problems in the future. Having learned from this experience, we pledge to continue to improve our operations plans and implement new technologies to ensure that our UltraDNS is the best service of its kind. Read Full Article

Five Tips for Enhanced DNS Reliability and Security

Brendon Mitchell
by Brendon Mitchell October 5th, 2015
Five Tips for Enhanced DNS Reliability and Security

Despite the constantly evolving threat of DNS attacks, many IT professionals are taking a status quo approach to DNS security and performance. But that could be a costly mistake. Five simple steps you can take will reduce the risk of website availability and security issues. Read Full Article

The Internet of Things Raises the Stakes on STEM Education

Lisa Hook
by Lisa Hook September 21st, 2015
The Internet of Things Raises the Stakes on STEM Education

There’s little doubt that the Internet of Things will provide numerous benefits and transform the way we interact with our world. But are we equipped as a country to build and run it? While the U.S. currently leads the world in innovating for IoT, we run the risk of falling behind because we’re unprepared to meet rising demand for the specialized talent it requires. Read Full Article

Holiday Load Testing: Self Service or Full Service?

Donald Lee
by Donald Lee September 17th, 2015
Holiday Load Testing: Self Service or Full Service?

In our continuing series of blog posts on holiday preparations you can do to protect your ecommerce platform, let’s take a look the options you have when it comes to executing external load tests on your ecommerce platform. Read Full Article

What Erodes Trust in Digital Brands?

Tomás Hernandez
by Tomás Hernandez August 25th, 2015
What Erodes Trust in Digital Brands?

It’s no news that your website’s security is paramount to your business. But did you know how much security shapes the perception of your brand? And that’s not just when cyber-attacks and data breaches occur. That was one of the messages from a recent survey by the Ponemon Institute, which Neustar sponsored to learn what people expect when they visit a website—and how those expectations affect their opinion of a brand. Read Full Article