DDoS

Noteworthy

 While the danger is hardly over, these larger institutions have learned some painful lessons that smaller firms might heed as they seek to minimize risks.

 We asked IT pros what's at stake during a DDoS attack. Here's what they said about downtime, losing customers and public trust.

 Hosters: Is Your Platform Being Used to Launch DDoS Attacks?

DDoS / Industry Updates

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. more»

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»

What Does a DDoS Attack Look Like? (Watch First 3 Minutes of an Actual Attack)

This video visualization, filmed in Neustar's Security Operations Center, shows the first three minutes of an actual DDoS attack on a company's Transmission Control Protocol Synchronize (TCP SYN) authentication. more»

Joining Forces to Advance Protection Against Growing Diversity of DDoS Attacks

At Verisign, we focus on protecting companies from increasingly complex cyber threats, and this relationship should only raise the bar higher, as it will provide a different, more integrated approach than what's used today, to help ensure faster and more efficient detection and mitigation. more»

Why Managed DNS Means Secure DNS

The current DNS protocol, "if my packets don't get through I'll just retransmit them and they're not critical" will no longer cut it in today's ever-changing security landscape. more»

Rodney Joffe on Why DNS Has Become a Favorite Attack Vector

DDoS attacks have continuously been on the rise and as you may have heard plenty already, more and more attackers are targeting DNS. In the following video, Rodney Joffe, Neustar's Senior Vice-President and Technologist, explain how hardened DNS can keep your business safe. more»

DDoS Attacks in the United Kingdom: 2012 Annual Trends and Impact Survey

In both 2011 and 2012, Neustar reported on the DDoS attack landscape in North America. This year, it also surveyed IT pros in the United Kingdom on the growth of attacks and their impact in 2012, as well as the types of DDoS protection organizations use. more»

Neustar Launches Global Partner Program

Neustar has launched a new program to allow partners to resell Neustar's cloud-based infrastructure services, including managed DNS and DDoS protection offerings, to their online customers. more»

Hope is Not a Strategy: Neustar Releases 2012 Annual DDoS Attack and Impact Survey

The data reported here is from a wide-ranging survey, not from Neustar's network monitoring or DDoS mitigation efforts. The data reflects the realities faced by diverse IT professionals across numerous industries, among companies large and small. more»

How Neustar Technology Can Help Mitigate DDoS Attacks

Learn about the diverse technologies Neustar uses to Mitigate DDoS attacks quickly and effectively. The seasoned DDoS fighters in the Neustar Security Operations Center explain the need for a full toolset to combat complex attacks. more»