"dns and availability" Articles

Recursive DNS: What It Is And Why You Should Care

by Donald Lee July 18th, 2016
Recursive DNS: What It Is And Why You Should Care

Recursive DNS, is a key component to quickly connecting customers to their desired websites. If managed well, it can boost your customer satisfaction and website performance. If not managed well, it can lead to lengthy wait times and expose your company to DDoS attacks. Read Full Article

Worried About Making the Move to Cloud Based Managed DNS Services Pt. III

by Donald Lee June 2nd, 2016
Worried About Making the Move to Cloud Based Managed DNS Services Pt. III

What really happens when companies make the switch and opt for cloud-based managed DNS? To answer that question, we’re beginning a three-day blog series to clarify the misconceptions centered on cloud-based managed DNS services. Read Full Article

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

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

Holiday Threats Are Only Nine Months Away. Are You Ready?

by Tomás Hernandez March 17th, 2016
Holiday Threats Are Only Nine Months Away. Are You Ready?

With warmer weather and longer days, spring is fast approaching. Year-end holidays are the furthest thing from the minds of most consumers. But now is actually the perfect time for online retailers to prepare their websites from breach or crash. Forrester Research recently outlined seven steps for security and risk professionals to protect their ecommerce websites from online threats as well as to recover quickly and minimize damage should a breach or failure occur. Read Full Article

The Most Dangerous Season: Timing and Frequency of Multi-vector Attacks

by Neustar Engineering March 1st, 2016
The Most Dangerous Season: Timing and Frequency of Multi-vector Attacks

During RSA Conference 2016, Neustar will preview some findings from our upcoming Security Operations Center (SOC) Report. The report chronicles attacks that the Neustar SOC team spotted and mitigated in 2015. As part of a three-part series covering different aspects of the SOC findings, this blog post discusses the timing and frequency of multi-vector attacks, a troubling trend on the rise. Read Full Article