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TransUnion seeks to expand its portfolio of digital identity capabilities, increase market reach and accelerate growth strategy with the proposed acquisition of Neustar, an information services and technology company, for $3.1 billion in cash. The two parties signed a definitive agreement for the transaction, which covers the addition of Neustar’s data and analytics to TransUnion’s […] More

A Neustar-sponsored study revealed that 79 percent of over 1,000 surveyed security professionals see threat data feeds as an essential tool to strengthen the cybersecurity posture of their organizations. Neustar said Monday it sponsored Ponemon Institute's study that aims to determine the effectiveness of threat feeds in strengthening cybersecurity.

Becky Burr, deputy general counsel and chief privacy officer at Neustar, has been appointed to the board of directors at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. Burr was chosen via an election of registries and registrars and will start her new role in November, Neustar said Friday. “Very few people have the breadth and depth of […] More
Peter Burke, formerly senior vice president and general manager of video systems business at telecommunications firm ARRIS, has joined Neustar as SVP of engineering and operations. He will oversee technical, security, engineering and information technology operations at cloud-based information services provider, Neustar said Thursday. Burke’s “range of experience and proven leadership skills will help ensure […] More
A new survey from Neustar says more than half of respondent companies have invested more in security tools to counter distributed denial-of-service attacks as compared to the previous year. The report highlights trends such as the attackers’ growing focus on what Neustar describes as “targeted, smaller” attacks intended to disrupt a company’s network while installing malware that is designed to steal […] More
Neustar and Hortonworks have partnered to develop a standards-based platform for organizations to register, secure and communicate with Internet of Things technology. The companies plan to share the resulting product with Apache open-source software developers in an effort to drive adoption of connected devices, Neustar said Wednesday. “By working with Hortonworks, Neustar can bring all […] More
Neustar has appointed Deborah Rieman of Metamarkets and Paul Ballew of Ford Motor Company as new members for its board of directors. “They both bring a wealth of expertise in identity management, customer analytics, marketing and security services,” Lisa Hook, president and CEO of Neustar, said Thursday. Rieman, executive chairman of Metamarkets, has served as CEO of Check Point Software and […] More
Neustar Senior Vice President and Fellow Rodney Joffe has been reappointed to a third term on the Federal Communications Commission’s Communications, Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council. Joffe will assist in work on the recommendations of communication security, reliability and interoperability best practices to the FCC, Neustar said Tuesday. “Since the early 1990s, Rodney has recognized the […] More
A Neustar report on the incidence and impact of distributed denial-of-service attacks in North America indicates that businesses are more prepared to address DDoS attacks as their number and scale of impact also increase. The company said Monday the number of North American firms that use a hybrid of on-site and cloud-based technologies to protect against DDoS has grown by 55 percent […] More
Neustar has vowed to support the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s cybersecurity framework by incorporating the guidelines into the company’s security and risk management policies. Lisa Hook, Neustar’s CEO and president, said Friday the company lauds the NIST for developing the framework with public-private collaboration and industry-wide applicability in mind. Hook added that Neustar also […] More
Michael Schoen, a veteran product technology strategist, has been appointed vice president for marketing services at Neustar, reporting to Senior VP of Information Services Ted Prince. In his new role, Schoen will lead a team in the introduction of new solutions intended to help customers improve their brand, Neustar said Tuesday. “My plan is to […] More
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