Neustar expands its cyber-defence mitigation network to Sydney

 Shailesh Shukla

Shailesh Shukla

September 19, 2018 - Neustar, Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services and leading cloud-based digital performance and defence solutions today announced the launch of its new internet traffic scrubbing centre in Sydney. With the expansion across the APAC region, Australian clients will now have access to enterprise-grade Web Application Firewall (WAF) and DDoS Defence solutions, with optional integrated Content Delivery (CDN) capabilities.

The scrubbing centre has been deployed in collaboration with Arbor Networks and Limelight Networks (NASDAQ: LLNW) to deliver the largest, most distributed and technically advanced cloud-based cyber-defence and content delivery network worldwide. The Sydney node provides unparalleled capacity in the region, underpinned by the best mitigation technology available in market, and over 15 years of cyber-security experience.

“Our new state-of-the-art Sydney scrubbing centre demonstrates our commitment to offering our clients the capacity and technology needed to mitigate web application and DDoS attacks that are now a regular part of the cyber threat landscape,” said Shailesh Shukla [pictured], General Manager of Digital Defence and Performance solutions, Neustar. “Sydney was strategically selected to maximise protection against global attack traffic, containing private traffic within Australia, and mitigating attacks close to the origin, while preventing internet saturation.” More...