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Wireless

5G is Bigfoot: ‘What is it? Where is it?’

November 13, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

DENVER–The 3GPP is tracking to complete the non-standalone variant of the 5G specification with the 5G New Radio specification tracking for completion in mid-2018. Pointing this out during the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, Keith Hayes of Broadband Advisors Group said, “Today […]


Wireless

In move from macro to small cells, what’s the role of cable companies?

November 13, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

DENVER–As carriers and neutral host providers look to create ultra-dense networks using small cells, cable companies will have increasing opportunities in the wireless market based on the reach of existing hybrid fiber-coaxial networks. That was the key takeaway from a […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Top 3 Future Cyber Threats For State and Local Governments

November 13, 2017

Via: Cisco Blog

Law Enforcement evidence held for ransom, utilities taken offline and transportation derailed. All have happened in the last 12 months. Sometimes it feels like TV supervillains from our childhood have come to life; CHAOS, Cobra and, worst of all, the […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

The security tech stack is out of control, here is what to do about it

November 13, 2017

Via: CSO

Last year may have seen a record number of data breaches, but 2017 is already on track to break it. According to the Identity Theft Resource center (ITRC), cyber attacks tracked through June of this year were 29 percent higher than […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Cyberinsurance shifts to the mainstream

November 9, 2017

Via: CSO

With cyberattacks growing more common and ferocious, now is a good time to look into cyberinsurance. Be prepared to ask a lot of questions before making a decision. The market for these new-fangled policies is still young, which means coverage […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Software security’s culture code

November 9, 2017

Via: CSO

One of the toughest technical challenges in software security isn’t even technical. It’s cultural. Developers are responsible for making the code secure but, in many cases, have not lived up to their responsibility. I believe creating effective software security programs […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

When big data gets personal…and cloudy

November 9, 2017

Via: CSO

According to IBM, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data per day. That is a lot of really big data. And big data is getting bigger. It is becoming even more ubiquitous as our Personally Identifiable Information (PII) not only forms […]


Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

Sandvine sets its sights on AI, automation for networks

November 9, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

As a new Sandvine emerges following the combination of the company with Procera Networks, its focus is on enabling AI and automation for network visibility and control — and Sandvine plans to pursue very specific use cases that offer value […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Unlimited DDoS protection the new norm after Cloudflare announcement

November 8, 2017

Via: CSO

Late last month, global distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection provider Cloudflare announced that it would no longer charge customers extra when they were under attack. The company claims to have nearly 10 million customers and a presence in 117 […]


Software

Intel makes Core software available to open source community

November 8, 2017

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a nonprofit that serves projects creating solutions using open source software and software defined standards, recently unveiled that Intel Labs’ has made its Xeon Processor based virtualized Evolved Packet Core (vEPC) reference software available to […]