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Presidential Telecom Officer Scott Deutchman Joins Neustar

Presidential Telecom Officer Scott Deutchman Joins Neustar - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Scott Deutchman, deputy chief technology officer for telecommunications in the Executive Office of the President's Office of Science and Technology Policy, is going corporate. The presidential staffer will join Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR) as vice president of legal and external affairs. His new position, set to begin July 5, will …

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Neustar to Apply for Top-Level Domain

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Neustar is joining the likes of global brands such as Canon and Hitachi, applying for a new generic top-level domain following Monday's approval of the new gTLD guidebook by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. Acquisition of its own brand-specific gTLD will provide the company more visibility, allowing …

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Time to Transition to IPv6

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Right before Father's Day is another, lesser-known, notable occasion, namely World IPv6 day, which is acknowledged around the globe June 8 to meet the demand for more IP addresses. Vendors, service and content providers worldwide will turn on their IPv6 services in recognition of the day. Juniper Networks is one …

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Obama to Appoint Jaime Dos Santos to Telecom Committee

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President Barack Obama has announced his intent to appoint Jaime Dos Santos, current president and chief executive officer of Terremark Federal Group, to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Joining Dos Santos in the committee are Scott Charney of Microsoft, Dick Costolo of Twitter, David G. DeWalt of McAfee, Lisa …

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Neustar Launches DDoS Protection Solution

Neustar Launches DDoS Protection Solution - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR) yesterday announced the launch of SiteProtect, a cloud-based service for UltraDNS customers that ups the security against distributed denial-of-service attacks on online properties. SiteProtect allows customers' web infrastructure to operate normally under attack, thus avoiding downtime and the associated loss of potential revenue. Combined with Neustar …

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Neustar Selected to Provide Tech Architecture for Mobile Digital TV

Neustar Selected to Provide Tech Architecture for Mobile Digital TV - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Open Mobile Video Coalition, an association of mobile digital television broadcasters, announced Neustar will provide the technology infrastructure necessary to deliver live, digital broadcast TV content to mobile video-enabled devices such as smartphones Neustar will act as the Mobile DTV Trust Authority, “which basically means it is the neutral …

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Rodney Joffe: In 2011, Look Out for Web Traffic Hijacking

Businesses should brace themselves for Internet traffic hijacking and sophisticated attacks on computerized control systems in 2011, according to a cybersecurity expert. In an interview with ComputerWeekly, Rodney Joffe, senior vice president and senior technologist at Neustar, said those two trends are indicated by the discovery of Stuxnet and China’s …

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Lisa Hook Named CEO at Neustar

Neustar Inc. (NYSE:NSR) has promoted COO Lisa A. Hook to the role of president and CEO. Hook takes over for Jeffrey E. Ganek, founding CEO of the company, who will stay on as chair. “[Hooks’] experience at AOL brought to us a powerful understanding of the internet, the needs of …

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Neustar’s Rodney Joffe on Mariposa Arrests

Neustar's Rodney Joffe on Mariposa Arrests - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Rodney Joffe, Neustar Inc.’s senior vice president and senior technologist, recently spoke to Federal News Radio about July’s Mariposa botnet arrests. According to the FBI, the Mariposa botnet stole passwords for websites and financial institutions, online users’ credit card and bank account information, launched denial-of-service attacks, and spread viruses in …

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Wave of Fiscal Results Rolls In

Several major government contractors reported fiscal figures. In case you missed any, here’s a brief rundown: General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) reported first-quarter 2010 earnings from continuing operations of $599 million, or $1.54 per share on a fully diluted basis, compared with 2009 first-quarter earnings from continuing operations of $593 million, or …

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