"it security" Articles

Webinar: What You Need to Know About DDoS and How It Threatens Your Business

by Tomás Hernandez March 24th, 2016

DDoS attacks have been legitimized as a weapon of cyber warfare and are increasing used by those with sinister motives in conjunction with other nefarious activities including breach, theft, and destruction. Join us on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 1:00 PM ET, Dark Reading will host a Neustar-sponsored webinar to discuss the latest insights on attacks and trends, and ways you can better detect and defeat the DDoS threats to your business. Read Full Article

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

by Tomás Hernandez March 17th, 2016

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 01st, 2016

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

Just Enough Is Good Enough: The Profile of Multi-vector Attacks

by Neustar Engineering February 29th, 2016

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 profiles multi-vector attacks, a troubling trend on the rise. Read Full Article

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

by Neustar Engineering February 17th, 2016

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 cyberattacks against it. Read Full Article