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Peter Burke Joins Neustar as Engineering, Operations SVP; Lisa Hook Comments

Peter Burke, formerly senior vice president and general manager of video systems business at telecommunications firm ARRIS, has joined Neustar as SVP of engineering and operations. He will oversee technical, security, engineering and information technology operations at cloud-based information services provider, Neustar said Thursday. Burke’s “range of experience and proven …

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Neustar Survey: Businesses Focus Security Investments on DDoS Protection

A new survey from Neustar says more than half of respondent companies have invested more in security tools to counter distributed denial-of-service attacks as compared to the previous year. The report highlights trends such as the attackers’ growing focus on what Neustar describes as “targeted, smaller” attacks intended to disrupt a company’s network while installing malware …

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Hank Skorny: Neustar, Hortonworks Forge Internet of Things Mgmt Partnership

Neustar and Hortonworks have partnered to develop a standards-based platform for organizations to register, secure and communicate with Internet of Things technology. The companies plan to share the resulting product with Apache open-source software developers in an effort to drive adoption of connected devices, Neustar said Wednesday. “By working with …

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Neustar Adds Deborah Rieman, Paul Ballew to Board; Lisa Hook Comments

Neustar has appointed Deborah Rieman of Metamarkets and Paul Ballew of Ford Motor Company as new members for its board of directors. “They both bring a wealth of expertise in identity management, customer analytics, marketing and security services,” Lisa Hook, president and CEO of Neustar, said Thursday. Rieman, executive chairman of Metamarkets, has served …

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Neustar’s Rodney Joffe, TCS’ Maurice Tose Extend FCC Advisory Council Terms

Neustar Senior Vice President and Fellow Rodney Joffe has been reappointed to a third term on the Federal Communications Commission’s Communications, Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council. Joffe will assist in work on the recommendations of communication security, reliability and interoperability best practices to the FCC, Neustar said Tuesday. “Since the early …

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Neustar Reports Increased Enterprise Preparedness for DDoS Attacks in North America

A Neustar report on the incidence and impact of distributed denial-of-service attacks in North America indicates that businesses are more prepared to address DDoS attacks as their number and scale of impact also increase. The company said Monday the number of North American firms that use a hybrid of on-site and cloud-based technologies to protect against DDoS …

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Lisa Hook: Neustar Integrates NIST Cybersecurity Framework into Risk Mgmt Practices

Neustar has vowed to support the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s cybersecurity framework by incorporating the guidelines into the company’s security and risk management policies. Lisa Hook, Neustar’s CEO and president, said Friday the company lauds the NIST for developing the framework with public-private collaboration and industry-wide applicability in mind. …

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Rob Gatto: Neustar Picks Aerospike In-Memory Database for ID, Data Mgmt Offering

Neustar has moved to combine its identity and data management offering with an Aerospike-developed in-memory NoSQL database. Marketers have an integrated online and offline view into real-time customer and media insights through Neustar’s PlatformOne tool in order to develop services on demand, Aerospike said Tuesday. Neustar intends for the Aerospike …

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Neustar’s Jennifer Gilmore: Financial Services Firms Bolstered DDoS Protection Systems

A new report from Neustar indicates that financial services firms have doubled their protection measures against distributed-denial-of-service-attacks compared to other industries. Thirty-two percent of financial services companies are implementing services to minimize the impact of DDoS attacks, Neustar said Monday. Jennifer Gilmore, manager of strategic offer marketing within Neustar’s financial services …

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