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New Strategies for Fighting DDoS

Neustar's Margee Abrams on the Hybrid Approach to Defense
New Strategies for Fighting DDoS

Neustar has just released its State of DDoS report. What are the highlights? Margee Abrams of Neustar offers insights into the key findings and how organizations are successfully defending against attacks.

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In an interview recorded at RSA Conference 2015, Abrams discusses:

  • Highlights of the new report;
  • Current gaps in DDoS defenses;
  • Why the hybrid approach is the most effective DDoS mitigation strategy.

As director of IT security services product marketing at Neustar, Abrams is responsible for building and driving the company's IT security services strategy. Her team is specifically focused on the company's DDOS, DNS and Web performance monitoring services. She formerly worked at Verizon Communications, where she deployed the company's first advanced persistent threat protection service. Prior to joining Verizon, Abrams served in Booz Allen Hamilton's Cyber Security Center of Excellence, with a focus on threat analytics.

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Tom Field

Tom Field

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Field is an award-winning journalist with over 30 years experience in newspapers, magazines, books, events and electronic media. A veteran community journalist with extensive business/technology and international reporting experience, Field joined ISMG in 2007 and currently oversees the editorial operations for all of ISMG's global media properties. An accomplished public speaker, Field has developed and moderated scores of podcasts, webcasts, roundtables and conferences, and he has appeared at RSA Conference and on various C-SPAN, The History Channel and Travel Channel television programs.

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