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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

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