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Internet Pioneer Discusses Creation, Expectations and Security of DNS on its 33rd Birthday

“The Internet community has let legacy infrastructure designs constrain the future.”

Carlsbad, CAJune 23, 2016 – 33 years ago today, Paul Mockapetris, inventor of the Internet Domain Name System  watched the DNS take its first steps. This critical development would open up what may be the world’s most utilized and important technological development for a mass audience. Did he understand the importance or impact that DNS would have when it was created?

ThreatSTOP Protects Workloads in Microsoft Azure with New Cloud-based DNS Firewall

DNS Firewall continuously blocks threats and prevents data theft for cloud workloads

Carlsbad, CAJune 14, 2016ThreatSTOP, Inc., a cloud-based network security provider, today announced the availability of its industry-leading automated threat protection service, the ThreatSTOP DNS Firewall, in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. In use today by some of the world’s largest organizations, the ThreatSTOP DNS Firewall continuously protects cloud workloads against ransomware, phishing and other attacks, and prevents networks from communicating with command and control.

ThreatSTOP Inks Distribution Deal with Cloud Harmonics

Carlsbad, CAApril 4, 2016ThreatSTOP, the company that delivers Powerful Security without Complexity™, today announced a distribution agreement with Cloud Harmonics, the fastest growing full-service, next-generation distributor for emerging cybersecurity and cloud solutions. Under the new agreement, Cloud Harmonics will distribute the ThreatSTOP® Shield and DNS Firewall network security platform.

ThreatSTOP Appoints New Vice President, Sales & Business Development

Seasoned Security Executive Matt Foster Joins Company

Carlsbad, CAFebruary 25, 2016ThreatSTOP, the company that makes threat intelligence actionable in real time, today announced security industry veteran Matt Foster has joined the company as its Vice President, Sales and Business Development. In this newly created role, Foster is responsible for leading all revenue-generating activities including oversight of the global sales organization, and recruiting and managing relationships with leading technology vendors.

ThreatSTOP Assembles Industry Leaders to Discuss Approaches to Stamp Out “Malware as a Service” at RSA Conference

Carlsbad, CAFebruary 23, 2016 – ThreatSTOP, the company that makes threat intelligence actionable in real time, today announced CEO and Founder Tom Byrnes will be moderating a panel of security experts at RSA® Conference 2016 titled, “Malware as a Service: Kill the Supply Chain.” RSA Conference 2016 will be held February 29 to March 4 at Moscone Center in San Francisco. The panel will take place March 2, at 10:20 am in room 3005.

ThreatSTOP CEO and Founder to Present at AGC Partners Annual Information Security Conference

Carlsbad, CAFebruary 18, 2016ThreatSTOP, the company that makes threat intelligence actionable in real time, today announced CEO and Founder Tom Byrnes has been selected to present at the AGC Partners 12th Annual West Coast Information Security and Technology Growth Conference. The information security conference will be held at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco on February 29.

DNS Inventor Paul Mockapetris Sets Sights on Cyber Security

World-renowned computer scientist and Internet Hall of Fame inductee joins ThreatSTOP as Chief Scientist

Carlsbad, CADecember 15, 2015ThreatSTOP, the company that makes threat intelligence actionable in real time, today announced Paul Mockapetris, inventor of the Internet Domain Name System (DNS), has joined the company as its Chief Scientist. Mockapetris is a world-renowned expert and visionary in the international computer science community, with more than 30 years’ experience in consistently developing landmark Internet technologies. In this newly created role, Mockapetris will provide guidance to the ongoing product innovation process, and lead research into DNS-based security.

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