"Internet of Things" Articles

Revenge of the IoToys

Neustar Engineering
by Neustar Engineering October 5th, 2016
Revenge of the IoToys

Internet-connected toys might be on the wish list this year, but be careful before you purchase. Thanks to IoT, your toy could come back to haunt you - and others! Read Full Article

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

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

Opportunists in the Woodwork: Security Exploits on the Internet of Things

Neustar Engineering
by Neustar Engineering February 17th, 2016
Opportunists in the Woodwork: Security Exploits on the Internet of Things

It is estimated that there will be some 212 billion IoT devices by the year 2020. The unfortunate reality is that with every great technological shift, there will be new avenues for abuse, theft, and mischief. In fact, there are new exploits that are already impacting the Internet of Things and shaping the strategies of cyber attacks against it. Read Full Article