Tag Archives: Neustar

Verisign Lands GSA ‘.Gov’ Domain Mgmt Contract

Verisign has received a one-year, $2.1 million bridge contract from the U.S. General Services Administration‘s Federal Acquisition Service to continue the company’s management, operations and maintenance services for the generic “.gov” Top Level Domain. Contract services online domain name registration, billing, help desk functions, reporting and daily operations of the root domain name servers for .gov …

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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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NVTC Unveils 2015 Tech Award Finalists

The Northern Virginia Technology Council has unveiled the names of the finalists for the 2015 NVTC Tech Awards in honor of Northern Virginia’s technology community. NVTC said Thursday this year’s Tech Executive of the Year finalists are Neustar’s Lisa Hook, Northrop Grumman’s Neil Siegel, HP’s Marilyn Crouther, Vencore’s Barry Barlow and …

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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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Executive Profile: Mark Meleski, Strategy & Marketing Lead at Level 3 Communications

Mark Meleski serves as channel strategy and marketing lead at Level 3 Communications. He has nearly two decades of business development, corporate, strategy and marketing experience in the data analytics, Internet and telecommunications sectors. Before Level 3 Communications, Meleski served as vice president of strategy and business development at Centurion …

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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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