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dotStrategy Selects Neustar's Registry Threat Mitigation Services for .BUZZ Registry

dotStrategy, Co. the operator of the new Top Level Domain .BUZZ, announced today it has selected Neustar's Registry Threat Mitigation Services to support and protect the .BUZZ registry. By implementing Neustar's security solution it provides the ability to detect certain forms of malicious activity within .BUZZ. Neustar services will allow the registry to mitigate phishing, malware distribution, exploit hosting and botnets within the TLD.

dotStrategy President Bill Doshier stated, "Since the early application process for .BUZZ, our partnership with Neustar has proven productive and efficient in all areas. Putting these important protective measures in place using Neustar services is an extension of this partnership. Leveraging these tools and services provides us the comfort of knowing we're doing everything possible to provide top level .BUZZ registry products and services."

.BUZZ will also employ Neustar's Investigative Report Services to identify and investigate malicious activity. Leveraging automated tools and security investigators, Neustar will conduct technical analysis to assess security threats and In accordance with ICANN Specification 11 make such analysis available to ICANN at the request of dotStrategy.

"Delivering a clean namespace and protecting our customers as well as the .BUZZ brand is of the upmost importance. Neustar's detection and mitigation services offer the support necessary to accomplish this," Doshier concluded.

"Providing a safe namespace is critical and the Neustar Registry Threat Mitigation Service is designed to keep malicious actors out of the .BUZZ namespace, thus protecting its customers and Internet users," said Jeffrey J. Neuman, Vice President, Registry Services, Neustar. "We look forward to working with dotStrategy to maintain a clean and safe namespace while meeting the requirements outlined in ICANN Specification 11."

Neustar's Mitigation Services for .BUZZ commenced on March 18 as the .BUZZ registry moved to sunrise phase and into landrush March 20. The .BUZZ registry will enter general availability on April 15.


About Neustar – Neustar is an information services and technology company and a leader in identity resolution providing the data and technology that enables trusted connections between companies and people at the moments that matter most. Neustar offers industry-leading solutions in Marketing, Risk, Communications, Security and Registry that responsibly connect data on people, devices and locations, continuously corroborated through billions of transactions. Neustar serves more than 8,000 clients worldwide, including 60 of the Fortune 100. Visit Page

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