"Security" Articles

The Rumors Are True, IoT Makes Security Harder

Mark Jackley
by Mark Jackley April 27th, 2016
The Rumors Are True, IoT Makes Security Harder

When does a rumor morph into fact? When it’s backed by numbers. Consider security research on the Internet of Things (IoT) reported separately this week by Gartner and Neustar. Combined, the findings further confirm what security professionals are chattering about: IoT is breeding a whole new set of challenges. Read Full Article

The World Awaits: IoT and the Global DDoS Arms Race

Travis Abercrombie
by Travis Abercrombie April 26th, 2016
The World Awaits: IoT and the Global DDoS Arms Race

Our first DDoS Report of 2016 is aptly named: The Threatscape Widens: DDoS Aggression and the Evolution of IoT Risks. The title accurately reflects what’s taking place in the global battle against DDoS attacks. Although DDoS attacks are hardly new, the broad and global scope of disaster that they leave in their wake is truly devastating—and consequential. Read Full Article

Can Hybrid DDoS Mitigation Stop Large Application Layer Attacks?

Bryant Rump
by Bryant Rump April 11th, 2016
Can Hybrid DDoS Mitigation Stop Large Application Layer Attacks?

We recently received an email from a customer asking about hybrid DDoS mitigation and its ability to stop large application layer attacks. Here’s the truth: Hybrid DDoS mitigation works and can stop large application layer attacks. Read Full Article

451 Research Reports on Neustar’s Strategy to Integrate the Universe of IoT

Tomás Hernandez
by Tomás Hernandez April 8th, 2016
451 Research Reports on Neustar’s Strategy to Integrate the Universe of IoT

Running through every step of Neustar’s evolution as a company has been a single, common thread: our expertise as a neutral, authoritative provider of massively scaled identity registry services. Today, we see this foundation as a natural fit for yet another stage in our growth: developing registry services for the Internet of Things (IoT). Analyst group 451 Research recently took a close look at our strategy in this area and presented their findings in a report. Read Full Article

What Holds Firms Back from Choosing Cloud-Based External DNS?

Tomás Hernandez
by Tomás Hernandez March 31st, 2016
What Holds Firms Back from Choosing Cloud-Based External DNS?

Cloud-based domain name server (DNS) technology has significant business advantages. Yet a majority of enterprises choose to keep their external DNS deployments on premise. To learn why, Neustar recently commissioned Forrester Consulting to survey a sample of midmarket and enterprise firms. The study measured their rates of external DNS deployment to the cloud and inquired into what either encouraged or discouraged such migrations. Read Full Article