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The Shape of Cyberthreats to Come: Rodney Joffe Speaks on 2015

by Nikitas Magel January 09th, 2015

2014 was a year rife with news of large-scale security breaches of high-profile, global organizations. JPMorgan, eBay, Home Depot, the European Central Bank, and the U.S. Postal Service all appeared in headlines as targets of cyberattack. After all that cyber scandal, what more could possibly be in store for 2015? To answer that, I turned to Neustar’s resident expert, Senior Vice President and Fellow Rodney Joffe, who shared some intriguing tidbits about the current state of cyberthreats Read Full Article


Complacency Over DDoS Highest Among Businesses Most Vulnerable

by Nikitas Magel December 29th, 2014

Businesses with the most to lose from DDoS attacks tend to place the least value in mitigation efforts, according to a recent survey sponsored by Kapersky Labs. The cause for this disconnect between them is speculated to be an industry common—but faulty—prioritization of the confidentiality and integrity of data over its availability. Read Full Article


Consumer-Facing Websites Surpass the Enterprise in Security

by Nikitas Magel December 16th, 2014

As reported in a study commissioned by Neustar and released last month, the analysis firm Quocirca found that website security tends to be significantly more robust and is much more widely practiced among consumer-facing businesses. In essence, enterprise websites are at much greater risk of breach and compromise. Read Full Article


DDoS: Just Checking the Box?

by Bryant Rump December 11th, 2014

Is your plan for DDoS mitigation just “checking the box”? If so, then you're getting a false sense of security. Read Full Article


Webinar: Identity Matters in the Fight Against Fraud

by Nikitas Magel December 08th, 2014

Fraud costs U.S. banks billions of dollars every year. But what are they doing to fight the war on fraud? To answer that question, Neustar and American Banker surveyed over 230 financial executives about fraud prevention and risk mitigation responsibility. On Monday, December 15, 2014 at 2:00pm EST, Neustar will host a webinar presenting the expert findings of that survey. Read Full Article