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Ten Cyber Threats Outside the Firewall

Neustar Engineering
by Neustar Engineering August 20th, 2015
Ten Cyber Threats Outside the Firewall

When most people think of cyber security, they think about passwords, firewalls, and hackers. But security vulnerabilities are not found exclusively in the cyber domain. Here is a list of ten current threats that can cause real damage to an organization’s bottom line, brand, and reputation—all of which exist outside of a company’s firewall. Read Full Article

How to Weather a DDoS Storm

Neustar Engineering
by Neustar Engineering July 13th, 2015
How to Weather a DDoS Storm

Most IT departments have some kind of disaster recovery plan that includes reacting to natural events such as earthquakes, tornadoes, fire, or floods. But one disaster that’s far more likely to occur is manmade: a flood of bogus DDoS packets that can cripple your network infrastructure. Given its likelihood, IT administrators should seriously consider DDoS attacks in their disaster recovery plan. Read Full Article

The Role of Concurrent Users in Load Testing

Donald Lee
by Donald Lee July 7th, 2015
The Role of Concurrent Users in Load Testing

Do you still have questions about what factors into load testing your website? This post will discuss the concept of concurrent users as it applies to load testing. Read Full Article

Neustar's Rodney Joffe Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Tomás Hernandez
by Tomás Hernandez June 16th, 2015
Neustar's Rodney Joffe Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

We’re proud to share news that Rodney Joffe, Senior Vice President and Fellow at Neustar, has been honored with the 2016 M3AAWG Mary Litynski Award for his lifetime achievements in protecting the Internet and its end-users. Joffe was presented with the award during the M3AAWG 34th General Meeting in Dublin, Ireland last week. It acknowledges Rodney’s long career as an influential and highly accomplished cybersecurity advocate. Read Full Article

Security Summit 2015 Recap

Tomás Hernandez
by Tomás Hernandez May 27th, 2015
Security Summit 2015 Recap

Last week, Neustar hosted our first-ever annual Security Summit—and it was a resounding success! Taking place in San Francisco’s Marriot Marquis, the summit gathered over 200 professionals from all aspects of security in the information technology sector. In all, it was an eye-opening and informative opportunity for everyone involved to learn the current state of cyber warfare and how to be prepared against its inevitable impacts. Here are some highlights from sessions of the summit. Read Full Article