"DNS Services" Articles

Worried About Making The Move to Cloud-Based Managed DNS Services?

Donald Lee
by Donald Lee May 31st, 2016
Worried About Making The Move to Cloud-Based Managed DNS Services?

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?

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

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

Tomás Hernandez
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

Neustar Engineering
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

Is DNS the Rodney Dangerfield of Your Cybersecurity Strategy?

Travis Abercrombie
by Travis Abercrombie February 2nd, 2016
Is DNS the Rodney Dangerfield of Your Cybersecurity Strategy?

Rodney Dangerfield was known for his comedic timing, crazy facial expressions, and catch phrase that seemingly resonated with everybody: “I get no respect.” In that same vein, the domain name system (DNS) is perhaps the single-most important entity of the Internet that goes underappreciated, unnoticed… and unsecured. The good news is that you can protect your business and DNS from threats. Read Full Article