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Security Summit 2015 Recap

by Tomás Hernandez May 27th, 2015

Last week, Neustar hosted our first-ever annual Security Summit—and it was a resounding success! Taking place in San Francisco’s Marriot Marquis, the summit gathered over 200 professionals from all aspects of security in the information technology sector. In all, it was an eye-opening and informative opportunity for everyone involved to learn the current state of cyber warfare and how to be prepared against its inevitable impacts. Here are some highlights from sessions of the summit. Read Full Article

Reusable Code in Your Selenium Scripts

by Tyler Fullerton May 19th, 2015

There are two ways that you can (currently) incorporate reusable code into your scripts. The first is by using the File object to store your JavaScript and then read the file content into a variable and use eval() on the variable. The second approach is to use the CSVTable object to store predefined functions and their parameter lists and then import them into strings and finally create Function objects out of them. Read Full Article

Infographic: 2015 DDoS Attacks and Protection

by Tomás Hernandez April 29th, 2015

Neustar's 2015 US DDoS Attacks and Protection report, released just last week, revealed some sobering statistics about the effects of DDoS attacks on American companies. The survey on which the report was based had been given to IT professionals—but the implications were very clear for their colleagues in marketing as well. Based on the report's data, we've highlighted some compelling ways in which it's not only security teams, but also marketers who feel the pain of DDoS attacks on their businesses. Read Full Article

Press X to DDoS (part 2)

by Neustar Engineering April 27th, 2015

DDoS is more than a nuisance for the provider of the gaming platform. The entire business hangs in the balance. DDoS can make the platform unavailable to all users. Revenue, user experience and brand reputation are all at stake. This is second in a two-part series on DDoS attacks on the gaming industry. This blog post will discuss how gaming platforms and gamers can protect themselves from DDoS attacks. Read Full Article

Client Library for Web Performance Management API

by Tyler Fullerton April 22nd, 2015

The Neustar Web Performance Management platform has a very robust API. If you haven't checked it out yet I highly recommend it, with it you can perform: instant tests, manage monitoring services and load tests, create maintenance windows, and interact with your RUM beacons and data. Read Full Article