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Complexity and Network Automation

September 11, 2018

This is the first blog in a series that will dive into the details around a modern approach to network automation. Network automation of complex configurations is much, much harder than automation of simple configurations. What makes a configuration complex […]


Why security pros are addicted to FUD and what you can do about it

September 6, 2018

Via: CSO

After more than 30 years in the security industry, I must confess, I am (sadly) still addicted to FUD. For example, one recent morning I clicked (and tweeted) these cyber headline stories: Augusta University Health Reports Major Data Breach Superdrug […]


FCC to invest $1.5 billion over 10 years in expansion of rural broadband

August 29, 2018

With the U.S. Federal Communication Commission’s Connect America Fund auction on the books, some 103 service providers will receive $1.488 billion over the next decade to build out rural broadband infrastructure to a projected 713,176 homes and businesses in 45 […]


Hardware

Vodafone considers sale of tower assets in Europe to reduce debt: Report

September 17, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

U.K.-based telecom group Vodafone is considering selling towers in order to help reduce the company’s debt, which currently totals 31 billion euros ($36.2 billion), its incoming CEO Nick Read said. At a Goldman Sachs investor conference, Read said that the […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Cybersecurity decisions that can’t be automated

September 17, 2018

Via: CSO

Cybersecurity’s future in reducing incident response time is to automate the process. In other words, the process of marking an attack, aggregating key data, identifying the actual threat, assembling the tools and executing actions needs to be as close to […]


Software

Spirent supports major U.S. network automation expansion

September 14, 2018

Via: RCR Wireless News

Spirent Communications says it is supporting an accelerated expansion of network automation by multiple, unnamed “top North American mobile operators” in the U.S. and Mexico. Spirent said that the expansion comes on top of successful initial rollouts of its Spirent […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

How identity layering improves data flow

September 14, 2018

Via: CSO

Back in the day, a new idea was floated called “layered security.” It was a model that helped an organization plan out how to secure across all the touchpoints of the business; each layer protecting against a threat. Layered security […]