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Webinar: How to Reduce Risk When You Can’t Instantly Remediate “High” or “Critical” CVEs

by Tomás Hernandez November 13th, 2015

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) notifications provide full scale remediation recommendations, but only offer alternative risk reduction strategies where the full remediation has not yet been made available. On Thursday, November 19th at 1:00pm ET, Information Week/Dark Reading will host a Neustar-sponsored webinar to discuss recent high and critical CVEs. Join us to learn some reasonable, short-term steps that can be implemented to reduce the risk of exposure until a complete remediation can be executed. Read Full Article

An Open Letter from Neustar’s CISO to our UltraDNS Customers

by Mark Tonnesen October 20th, 2015

On October 15, 2015, Neustar’s UltraDNS service experienced an outage as the unexpected result of a configuration change. We've begun a full review of our operational plans and service architecture in order to avoid these problems in the future. Having learned from this experience, we pledge to continue to improve our operations plans and implement new technologies to ensure that our UltraDNS is the best service of its kind. Read Full Article

Five Tips for Enhanced DNS Reliability and Security

by Brendon Mitchell October 05th, 2015

Despite the constantly evolving threat of DNS attacks, many IT professionals are taking a status quo approach to DNS security and performance. But that could be a costly mistake. Five simple steps you can take will reduce the risk of website availability and security issues. Read Full Article

The Internet of Things Raises the Stakes on STEM Education

by Lisa Hook September 21st, 2015

There’s little doubt that the Internet of Things will provide numerous benefits and transform the way we interact with our world. But are we equipped as a country to build and run it? While the U.S. currently leads the world in innovating for IoT, we run the risk of falling behind because we’re unprepared to meet rising demand for the specialized talent it requires. Read Full Article

Holiday Load Testing: Self Service or Full Service?

by Donald Lee September 17th, 2015

In our continuing series of blog posts on holiday preparations you can do to protect your ecommerce platform, let’s take a look the options you have when it comes to executing external load tests on your ecommerce platform. Read Full Article