Nominum

Nominum

Leader in DNS Software & Internet Activity Applications
Joined on August 17, 2009 – United States
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Nominum is the innovation leader in DNS software and Internet Activity Applications. The company's Vantio™ CacheServe software powers the Internet for the world's largest CSPs in 40 countries. Vantio™ ThreatAvert software arms CSP's with the power to stop the spread of inside threats such as botnets and DNS-based DDoS amplification attacks that could impact network availability and reputation. Nominum's N2 applications enable CSP's marketing and customer care teams to leverage subscribers' Internet Activity to better engage, build brand loyalty, improve marketing ROI, and open up new business models. Nominum is a global organization headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

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24 Million Home Routers Expose ISPs to Massive DNS-Based DDoS Attacks

New research by Nominum, leading DNS and Internet Activity applications provider for Communication Service Providers, today reveals evidence that DNS-based DDoS amplification attacks have significantly increased in the recent months, targeting vulnerable home routers worldwide. more»

Reducing the Risks of BYOD with Nominum's Security Solution

In previous posts, Pat Barnes has discussed the risks associated with BYOD, and a DNS-based approach for reducing those risks. Essentially this approach consisted of making use of an enterprise's caching DNS server to monitor and block DNS queries to known botnet command and control (C&C) domains. more»

Nominum Releases New Security Intelligence Application

The Security Intelligence application provides comprehensive threat visibility by using continuously updated data to provide up-to-the-minute in-network protection and reporting for an organization's network and customers against the latest Internet threats. more»

Nominum and IBM Partner Around Big Data

Nominum and IBM deliver a first-class offering that enables their network operator customers to gain deeper insights at the network and application level from the 1 trillion plus DNS queries processed daily by the N2 platform. more»

Nominum Launches World's Most Extensive Application Platform and Ecosystem for Network Operators

Nominum's software currently processes over one trillion queries per day at over 140 network operators worldwide; a number that far exceeds the combined 6.5 billion "searches", "likes" and "tweets" served by Google, Facebook and Twitter each day. more»

Virgin Media Selects Nominum to Support London Underground WiFi Roll-out

Virgin Media has engaged Nominum, the leading provider of integrated DNS-based solutions for telecom service providers, to deploy DNS-based content filtering for the new WiFi service on the London Underground. more»

Nominum selected as 2012 AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Company

The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. more»

Nominum Releases New Version of Carrier-Grade DHCP Software for Telecom Providers

Telecom providers designing projects for their broadband customers around IPv6 commonly work in accordance with Broadband Forum's TR-177 reference architecture. DCS 4.2 meets these requirements and more. more»

How Secure is Your Mobile Network? And Does It Even Matter? (Webinar)

Once thought to be a safe haven for data activity and an afterthought for criminals, mobile networks have become the new market for hackers and thieves. Mobile is the growth market of the future. Let’s make sure it’s not just a growth market for illegal activity. more»

Nominum Survey of World's Leading ISPs Shows Nearly 60% of ISPs Plan to Roll-Out IPv6 by End of 2012

In anticipation of World IPv6 Day - June 6, 2012 - Nominum, the worldwide leader in integrated DNS-based applications and solutions for service providers, today released results of a survey of the world's leading ISPs regarding their plans and concerns regarding the transition from IPv4 to IPv6. more»

Nominum Launches 1st Comprehensive Mobile Security Solution That Protects Both Network and End User

Nominum, the worldwide leader in integrated DNS-based applications and solutions for service providers, today announced its Mobile Network and User Security Solution for mobile service providers - a new addition to the recently-announced Nominum Mobile Suite. more»

Frontline and Nominum Deliver Integrated DNS-Based Platform to Enhance Enterprise Security

Unlike proprietary appliances that rely on open source engines with minimal security, constant patches, and moderate performance, the new solution takes advantage of Nominum's Vantio DNS software running on "off the shelf", carrier grade HP hardware and hardened Red Hat Linux. more»

Nominum Launches Comprehensive Suite of DNS-Based Security Solutions for Russian Service Providers

This suite offers network and end-user solutions and applications for stopping outbound spam, botnet mitigation, phishing and malware prevention, illegal content filtering, managed security, mobile security, and more. more»

Nominum Sets New Record for Network Speed and Efficiency

New DNS caching engine release surpasses one million queries per second, providing a more powerful engine for Nominum's three-tiered DNS architecture. more»

Implementing a Cyber-Security Code of Conduct: Real-Life Lessons From Australia (Webinar)

Peter Coroneos, former CEO of the Internet Association of Australia, will share the "lessons learned" from 33 ISPs who voluntarily implemented Australia's "iCode" to improve Internet security starting in 2010. more»

Nominum Chairman and Chief Scientist, Dr. Paul Mockapetris Inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame

Paul Mockapetris, Nominum's Chairman and Chief Scientist, was inducted as part of the inaugural class of the Internet Hall of Fame on Monday at the Internet Society's Global INET 2012 conference. more»

DNS on Defense, DNS on Offense

Spam is a never-ending problem for service providers. Unfortunately criminals can still make money at someone else's expense so they persist in their mindless campaigns. The DNS is an integral part of well-established techniques for handling incoming spam, so unwanted mail doesn't get delivered to inboxes. more»

Managing Outbound Spam: A New DNS-based Approach For Stopping Abuse (Webinar)

This webinar will discuss a unique solution that has helped customers eliminate up to 90% of outbound spam without generating false-positives or adding new appliances in the network. more»

Nominum Launches World's First Purpose-Built Suite of DNS‐Based Solutions for Mobile Operators

Nominum announces its expanding presence into the mobile broadband arena with the introduction of a new Nominum Mobile Suite, the first-ever purpose-built suite of solutions specifically designed for the changing needs of today's mobile providers. more»

Nominum Announces "DNSSEC Made Easy" Solutions

Nominum's latest software release completely integrates functions needed to successfully deploy DNSSEC at any scale without costly proprietary appliances. In addition, automation of DNSSEC processes eliminates operational overhead and errors that could cause Internet sites to disappear.  more»

Nominum CEO: Commercial vs. Open Source - Let Customers Choose

A recent ZDNet article and some of the subsequent commentary may have confused the industry about Nominum's position on open source. I'd like to clarify that position. more»

Nominum Broadens Intelligent DNS Impact With SKYE Cloud Services

Nominum's new and independent business unit called SKYE offers a suite of cloud-based services to address infrastructure and new service needs, such as web services that connect to and augment Nominum's installed base of Intelligent DNS systems worldwide, and provide enhanced navigation, safety, and security for end-user subscribers. more»

Growing Global Adoption of Nominum's Intelligent DNS Spells Obsolescence for Legacy DNS Systems

Nominum announced today that more than 100 million broadband households around the world now benefit from it’s Intelligent DNS systems. Continued rapid expansion at leading service providers globally will bring the benefits to more than 170 million by year end, which represents nearly half of the entire broadband Internet. more»

Nominum's Intelligent DNS Gives Service Providers Commanding Advantage Against Internet Threats

Nominum has announced delivery of the third generation of its Trusted Response and Universal Enforcement (TRUE) Architecture, which allows service providers to provide instant and automatic protection to end users against a wide range of Internet threats as soon as they are discovered. more»

Nominum Delivers Service Provider Compliance Solution For Blocking Child Exploitation Sites Online

Nominum, the leader in network naming and addressing solutions announced today that it has a very simple, efficient, and effective solution that allows service providers to quickly comply with regulatory mandates or agreements being negotiated that require them to block access to child exploitation sites on the Internet. more»

Nominum Changes DHCP Landscape

Nominum, the leader in network naming and addressing solutions, changes the DHCP landscape with significant enhancements to the Dynamic Configuration System (DCS), its commercial-grade Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server featuring the industry's best performance, scalability, and availability for IP network connections. more»

Topic Interests

CybercrimeInternet GovernanceSecurityAccess ProvidersDNSCyberattackIP AddressingIPv6VoIPMalwareTelecomDNS SecurityMobileWirelessBroadbandSpamPolicy & RegulationDomain NamesDDoSData Center

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