The impact of COVID-19 on public networks and security

March 25, 2020

Week over week (ending March 23) Ookla says it has started to see a degradation of mobile and fixed-broadband performance worldwide. More detail on specific locations is available below. Comparing the week of March 16 to the week of March […]

Cisco warns of five SD-WAN security weaknesses

March 19, 2020

Cisco has issued five warnings about security weaknesses in its SD-WAN offerings, three of them on the high-end of the vulnerability scale. The worst problem is with the command-line interface (CLI) of its SD-WAN Solution software where a weakness could […]

Five ways to detect early signs of a breach using the network

March 11, 2020

While organizations would ideally like to do everything they can to block a cybersecurity attack, the reality is that internal and external threats targeting your network can find a way to infiltrate and cause a major breach. So how can […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

FCC launches group to protect hospitals from robocalls

March 27, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As if hospitals around the U.S. don’t have enough to worry about in the midst of a pandemic, their everyday cybersecurity concerns, including their vulnerability to being targeted by robocallers or having their official phone numbers spoofed by scammers trying […]

Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

Dynamic spectrum sharing vs. static spectrum sharing

March 27, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Dynamic spectrum sharing is widely viewed as a key short-term enabler of scaling out 5G networks quickly. Rather than the slow, expensive process of re-farming spectrum from one generation connectivity technology to the next, DSS lets operators operate LTE and […]


Microsoft acquires Affirmed Networks, delves deeper into 5G

March 27, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As part of its efforts to “empower the telecommunications industry as it continues its move to 5G,” Microsoft has confirmed the acquisition of cloud-based 5G service vendor Affirmed Network for an undisclosed amount. Microsoft expects the acquisition to allow the […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Remote Working: Endpoints Have Left the Building

March 26, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

So, my first answer to address this challenge often surprises them; does your agency have DNS for your remote workforce? Talking it over, most agree that many remote employees consume web and cloud applications without turning on their VPN. This […]