Travis Abercrombie

Travis is a content marketing manager for Neustar. He develops content for the company's IT/Security Services and in the area of Fraud & Risk.

Travis's Articles
 
 

Are Hospitals Taking the Hippocratic Oath in Cybersecurity?

May 19th, 2016

Hospitals now find themselves in the crosshairs of cyber-attackers bent on extortion or theft. Here are tips for securing healthcare systems, especially as the Internet of Things expands. Read Full Article

 

The World Awaits: IoT and the Global DDoS Arms Race

April 26th, 2016

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

 

Is DNS the Rodney Dangerfield of Your Cybersecurity Strategy?

February 02nd, 2016

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

 

The Cyber Stickup

November 18th, 2015

The Wild West evokes images of Conestoga wagons, saloons, stick-up kids, and the inevitable quick-draw duel between cops and robbers. Fast forward three centuries, and that same struggle still plays out daily– but this time the uncharted territory is the Internet, and the stickup kids are hackers whose weapons of choice are distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Read Full Article

 

No, Seriously… Do Not Call

August 17th, 2015

The FCC receives hundreds of thousands of "Do Not Call" complaints each year. This data shows the top ten states with the highest volume of complaints. Read Full Article