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What Erodes Trust in Digital Brands?

by Tomás Hernandez August 25th, 2015

It’s no news that your website’s security is paramount to your business. But did you know how much security shapes the perception of your brand? And that’s not just when cyber-attacks and data breaches occur. That was one of the messages from a recent survey by the Ponemon Institute, which Neustar sponsored to learn what people expect when they visit a website—and how those expectations affect their opinion of a brand. Read Full Article

Ten Cyberthreats Outside the Firewall

by Neustar Engineering August 20th, 2015

When most people think of cybersecurity, they think about passwords, firewalls, and hackers. But security vulnerabilities are not found exclusively in the cyber domain. Here is a list of ten current threats that can cause real damage to an organization’s bottom line, brand, and reputation—all of which exist outside of a company’s firewall. Read Full Article

How to Weather a DDoS Storm

by Neustar Engineering July 13th, 2015

Most IT departments have some kind of disaster recovery plan that includes reacting to natural events such as earthquakes, tornadoes, fire, or floods. But one disaster that’s far more likely to occur is manmade: a flood of bogus DDoS packets that can cripple your network infrastructure. Given its likelihood, IT administrators should seriously consider DDoS attacks in their disaster recovery plan. Read Full Article

The Role of Concurrent Users in Load Testing

by Donald Lee July 07th, 2015

While many customers understand the value of a load test as part of their holiday preparation, many might still have questions about specific parameters that factor into testing their websites. This blog post will discuss the concept of concurrent users as it applies to load testing. Read Full Article

Neustars Rodney Joffe Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

by Tomás Hernandez June 16th, 2015

We’re proud to share news that Rodney Joffe, Senior Vice President and Fellow at Neustar, has been honored with the 2016 M3AAWG Mary Litynski Award for his lifetime achievements in protecting the Internet and its end-users. Joffe was presented with the award during the M3AAWG 34th General Meeting in Dublin, Ireland last week. It acknowledges Rodney’s long career as an influential and highly accomplished cybersecurity advocate. Read Full Article