Jim Pasquale, Sr. Manager, Network and Information Security, Neustar Inc.
Joined on October 31, 2011
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Jim leads the 24x7 information security operational and engineering teams charged with protecting Neustar networks against those with malicious intent. He oversees tactical and strategic initiatives for the group including technology build-out, solution development, staffing models and support processes.
Prior to Neustar Jim was Director, Global Operations for Verizon's Managed Security business. In this capacity, Jim managed delivery, support and solutions architecture for cloud to core services utilizing six Security Operations Centers worldwide. He also held senior leadership positions with Visa International and IBM Global Services.
In the past 24 months, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have changed profoundly. Gone are the days when attackers worked under the radar, when machines were infected by botnet code unknowingly and attacks were disguised leaving very little to trace the exact origin. ... The other game-changer: It's easier than ever to execute attacks. The tools are so widely available that anyone with basic skills and a high-speed connection can become a "hacktivist." more»