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Reevaluating DDoS protection for a changing threat landscape
Wed 21 Sep 2022
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DDoS attacks are gaining in frequency, intensity, duration, and complexity, with attackers employing more vectors
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4 out of 5 organisations to significantly increase cybersecurity budgets in 2022
Wed 22 Dec 2021
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Four out of five organisations are increasing cybersecurity budgets for 2022. While half of security decision-makers say the cyber skills gap will significantly impact their 2022 strategy.
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Automation pays off as Neustar thwarts 1.3 Tbps DDoS attack
Wed 15 Dec 2021
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The attack, which lasted several hours and traffic had more than 44,000 unique sources, occurred just as NSS was preparing to spin out of Neustar to become a standalone company.
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DNS attacks on the rise, organisations remain unprepared
Fri 22 Oct 2021
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"The latest data indicates that organisations need to remain vigilant, close security gaps, and patrol for potential breaches around the clock.”
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RDDoS attacks more prevalent than ransomware - 70% of organisations targeted multiple times
Fri 13 Aug 2021
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Research finds RDDoS attacks are a more significant threat to organisations than ransomware.
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Most organisations would consider paying in ransomware attack - study
Mon 21 Jun 2021
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One in five companies would consider paying 20% or more of their annual revenue.
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Organisations investing significant time modifying web application firewalls
Mon 15 Feb 2021
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"The sheer amount of traffic and potential threats can ensnare resources and impact the ability to introduce greater precision to those key systems."
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Extortion, ransom-related DDoS attacks surged in 2020
Tue 2 Feb 2021
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There was a 154% increase in the number of cyber attacks between 2019 and 2020, with growth in ransom-related DDoS.
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DNS threats expected to explode over the holiday period, report finds
Wed 16 Dec 2020
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With more people shopping online than ever before amid the COVID-19 pandemic, 78% of cybersecurity professionals said they expect to see an increase in DNS-related security threats over the next month.
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Neustar acquires Verisign's public DNS service
Tue 3 Nov 2020
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Those using the Verisign Public DNS will be migrated to Neustar’s infrastructure ‘in a process that will be fully transparent to them’, Neustar states.
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Businesses left to make decisions based on old, inaccurate data, study finds
Wed 28 Oct 2020
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"It is more critical than ever that organisations have access to actionable, contextualised, near real-time threat data to power the network and application security tools they use to detect and block malicious actors."
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Report: 151% increase in DDoS attacks compared to 2019
Thu 17 Sep 2020
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It comes as the security risk profile for organisations around the world increased in large part thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing greater reliance on cloud technology and thrusting digital laggards into quick and unsecured migrations.
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Misinformation on the rise, organisations consider how best to respond
Mon 31 Aug 2020
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The increase in misinformation and fake domains have left organisations perceiving the threat level to be ‘very significant’, with a third planning greater emphasis on their ability to respond in coming months.
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Why protecting your DNS should never be an afterthought
Thu 11 Oct 2018
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Being such an integral part of the internet infrastructure makes DNS a popular target for cyber criminals looking to attack organisational networks and data.
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The weaponisation of AI: how to defend against machine generated cyber attacks
Tue 26 Jun 2018
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The ‘weaponisation’ of AI was predicted to be one of the biggest cybersecurity threats of 2018. Here's how to prepare.
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Stuck in the middle: how ‘grey websites’ highlight the importance of DNS decision-making
Wed 4 Apr 2018
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With the explosion of cyber-security attacks, what is the best way of determining which websites are good and which are bad?
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Tokyo is now home to a Neustar anti-DDoS data scrubbing center
Mon 12 Feb 2018
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“As part of Neustar’s quest to end the DDoS attack arms race, we have invested to build the largest DDoS mitigation defence network across the globe."
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Preventing data theft by combining network and application layer security
Thu 18 Jan 2018
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Neustar's Robin Schmitt talks how cyber-criminals are utilising web and application layer security and how to stay one step ahead.
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Neustar invests in DDoS defense as attack rates climb
Mon 11 Dec 2017
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The company believes the DDoS attack rate is going to worsen ‘dramatically’ next year.
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Why DDoS attacks show no signs of slowing down
Wed 16 Aug 2017
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The scale of devastation can have a lot to do with how attackers use resources, such as IoT devices, to launch wide-scale attacks.
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60% of enterprises confirm global attacks have affected cyber protection choices
Fri 21 Jul 2017
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Results from a recent survey of security executive from across 11 EMEA countries have been released, revealing the effects of attacks like WannaCry.
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It's a game of risk: DDoS attacks intensify in 2017
Wed 3 May 2017
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Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are getting larger this year and it’s now a game of risk, according to a new report from Neustar.
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DDoS attacks are 'no longer isolated events'
Thu 6 Oct 2016
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“Sophisticated attacks hit companies of all sizes, in all industries."
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