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Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Review: How Perimeter 81 provides a near plug-and-play network security service

August 13, 2019

Via: CSO

The ways that most people and organizations use computers has radically changed over the past couple decades. Most work is no longer done inside traditional offices. Desktop computers are less popular than laptops, tablets, smartphones and other portable devices. And […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

ICS security: Popular building management system vulnerable to takeover

August 13, 2019

Via: CSO

Security researchers found a remotely exploitable critical vulnerability in a building management system used by businesses, hospitals, factories and other organizations to control things like ventilation, temperature, humidity, air pressure, lighting, secure doors and more. The vendor has released a […]


Wireless

When should enterprises move to 5G?

August 12, 2019

Via: Networkworld Software

One of the biggest areas of hype these days centers around how 5G will change the wireless world. Carriers are ramping up their rhetoric, which not always matched with actual deployment. End users are being bombarded with 5G news from […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis, Software

How SD-Branch addresses today’s network security concerns

August 12, 2019

Via: Networkworld Security

Secure software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) has become one of the hottest new technologies, with some reports claiming that 85% of companies are actively considering SD-WAN to improve cloud-based application performance, replace expensive and inflexible fixed WAN connections, and increase security. But […]


Analysis, Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

5 reasons to choose a managed SD-WAN and 5 reasons to think twice

August 12, 2019

Via: ITWorld Networking

Northgate Gonzalez Markets, a chain of grocery stores in southern California, was launching a fast-paced digital transformation initiative that required a complete revamp of its WAN infrastructure. Northgate was taking the bold step of eliminating its data center and moving […]


Wireless

How will dynamic spectrum sharing ease the transition to standalone 5G?

August 9, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Right now, 5G deployments around the world use an LTE core and radio access network with the addition of a 5G carrier. The next step is to move from that scenario, non-standalone 5G, on to full-blown standalone 5G with a […]


Wireless

Mist Systems cautions vendors against rushing Wi-Fi 6 products

August 9, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The widespread arrival of Wi–Fi 6, or 802.11ax, is just around the corner. Expected in Q3, the Wi–Fi Alliance’s upcoming standard is requiring vendors to ensure that Wi–Fi 6-labeled devices meet the agreed upon standards, requiring some to undergo certification […]


Analysis, Monitoring&Analysis

Test and Measurement: The role of devices in user experience

August 9, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Which mobile device a user has plays a crucial role in their experience of a mobile network — and Samsung devices give users the best experience in 35% of countries tested, according to new analysis from OpenSignal. OpenSignal relies on […]


Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Smishing and vishing: How these cyber attacks work and how to prevent them

August 9, 2019

Via: CSO

Smishing and vishing are types of phishing attacks that try to lure victims via SMS message and voice calls. Both rely on the same emotional appeals employed in traditional phishing scams and are designed to drive you into urgent action. […]


Wireless

BT investing in cloud and virtualization as 5G rolls out

August 8, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

With its mobile unit EE in the early days of offering up 5G, parent company BT has recently made strategic investments that underpin the operator’s plans for a cloud-native, converged network that uses open source tools to manage mobile, fixed […]