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Erin Bush

About Erin Bush

Erin Bush is the Managing Editor of Neustar Insights. She blogs about big data, social media, STEM and other industry trends. She can be reached at erin.bush@neustar.biz, or you can follow her on Twitter @ErinSlick.
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Increased Security Threats in the World of Machine to Machine Computing

October may be Security Awareness Month, but at Neustar, we think about security issues all year long. Recently, one of our own cybersecurity experts, Rodney Joffe, was quoted in this week’s AutoWeek story, “Who’s in Control of Your Car?” about the security vulnerabilities of modern automobiles. Joffe explained that vehicles (beginning with 1998 models) are […]

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Mentoring Women in Tech—Getting Them in the Door and Helping Them Thrive

Our female technologists have packed their bags and are heading to the Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing conference in Minneapolis this week. It’s always an excellent conference and reminds all those who attend just how important it is to nurture the best and the brightest young, female technical minds. Much has been written […]

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DDoS Mitigation in the UK: Hope Isn’t a Strategy There Either

In the spring, Neustar released survey results from Information Technology professionals on the state of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in the United States. We found that when it comes to DDoS, it’s not really a question of “if” it’ll happen to U.S. businesses; it’s a question of “when” it will happen. In a […]

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Financial Institution Security & DDoS Attacks on Banks: Not Just a Concern for Big Financial Institutions

Since last fall, several waves of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have targeted major players in the U.S. financial industry. Some estimates show that as many as 50 of the top banking and financial institutions found themselves the target of such attacks. Pundits subsequently have praised the responses of these institutions, which spanned everything […]

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Register for Webinar: Trends Shaping Local Search in 2013

Never mind talking: For more than half of all mobile device users, the number one function via their internet browser is search. In fact, in the past nine months, the total number of visitors to search navigation sites conducted via mobile devices has jumped by more than 25 percent, with local searches playing a particularly […]

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Localeze makes changes to listings services

Every business owner knows the importance of making sure their customers can find accurate information about them online–whether it be on search engines or mobile applications. At Neustar Localeze, we are changing our business listings model to ensure businesses of all sizes are submitting the best and most accurate data available. As of this month, […]

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Advice for Cyber Security Students: Keep Learning

This week top-tier security students from across the Mid-Atlantic region descended upon Baltimore for the annual Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (MACCDC). We’re big supporters of this competition and send several volunteers from our security ranks every year. Our security engineers use the event as an opportunity to recruit potential employees and to help students […]

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Fostering the Next Big Idea: Neustar and STEM

Getting kids interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is always on our minds at Neustar. We know first-hand that technology isn’t simply a portal to entertainment; it’s a pathway to the jobs that will offer a rewarding future and will power future innovations. This week, we participated in two events that are helping […]

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Neustar’s Lisa Hook on Public/Private Partnerships in Education

In January, Neustar President and CEO Lisa Hook joined other business, education, nonprofit, and public leaders to discuss the importance of business and education partnerships at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. For a snapshot of their comments on the importance of public/private partnerships in education, press play.

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Neustar and EverFi Certify 150+ Students in Leesburg Virginia

Last week, we celebrated the My Digital LifeSM certification of 174 middle school students at Smarts Mill Middle School in Loudoun County, Virginia. This online program powered by EverFi, Inc., uses leading-edge instructional design, rich media and game-like simulations to educate students and empower them with the skills necessary to leverage technology safely and effectively. […]

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