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Software, Technology

Software projects face supply chain security risk due to insecure artifact downloads via GitHub Actions

December 1, 2022

Via: CSO

The way build artifacts are stored by the GitHub Actions platform could enable attackers to inject malicious code into software projects with CI/CD (continuous integration and continuous delivery) workflows that don’t perform sufficient filtering when downloading artifacts. Cybersecurity researchers have […]


News

Test and Measurement: Keysight focuses on 5G NTN testing

October 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Keysight Technologies has added updates to its flagship Pathwave design software to support designs for 5G Non-Terrestrial Network (NTN), by enabling architectural digital twins. Keysight says this changes the design flow from one that is hardware-centric to one that is […]


Software, Technology

Software vulnerabilities pose a risk to network infrastructure

September 27, 2022

Via: Network World

As the Log4J crisis made clear, understanding what is in the software unpinning your applications is crucial to understanding your security posture. This is no less true of your network services. Enterprise-network infrastructure is still very much about hardware in […]


Editorial

Main Benefits of Adopting Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

August 16, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

In most large and medium-sized companies, IT infrastructure management falls into the “hard jobs” category. And that’s because network specialists have to manually configure and manage hundreds or even thousands of hardware and software components to keep enterprise applications and […]


News

AWS moves towards quantum networking

June 21, 2022

Via: Network World

AWS is making a push into an area of quantum computing that hasn’t received as much attention as other aspects: networking. The AWS Center for Quantum Networking (CQN) will work toward solving scientific and engineering challenges around creating new hardware, […]


Security

7 top software supply chain security tools

May 11, 2022

Via: CSO

As the fallout from the Apache Log4J vulnerabilities earlier this year shows, the biggest risks in enterprise software today are not necessarily with insecure code written directly by in-house software development teams. The flaws of the components, libraries and other […]


Security

CSPs pivoting to SaaS will see 25% IT cost savings – report

April 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Communication Service Providers (CSPs) using Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to replace on-premise licensed software for security, business support systems, and other essential services can realize a 25% IT cost savings over a five-year period, compared to the traditional on-premise software model. That’s […]


Monitoring&Analysis

Ooredoo, Siemens & Microsoft to Develop Digital, IoT & Analytics Solutions

April 8, 2022

Via: The Fast Mode

Ooredoo Qatar, a leading one-stop national provider of ICT, has signed an agreement with Siemens and Microsoft. The objective of this MoU is to develop digital, Internet of Things (IoT) and software analytics solutions and related use cases by leveraging […]


Security, Software, Technology

FCC adds Kaspersky, Chinese carriers to national security threat list

March 29, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau added equipment and services from Russian firm Kaspersky Lab, and Chinese operators China Telecom (Americas), and China Mobile International USA to its list of communications equipment and services that have […]


Software, Technology

In a two-act reinvention, AT&T ‘retrenches’ from entertainment, focuses on connectivity, software

March 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

At AT&T’s analyst and investor day, CEO John Stankey signaled a two-act reinvention for the operator, describing a company more focused on connectivity and value-added software packages than on the entertainment play that characterized its recent past. For nearly the […]


Security

Malware explained: Definition, examples, detection and recovery

February 14, 2022

Via: CSO

Malware, short for malicious software, is a blanket term for viruses, worms, trojans and other harmful computer programs attackers use to wreak destruction and gain access to sensitive information. The key point is that malware is identified as such based […]


Security

NIST releases software, IoT, and consumer cybersecurity labeling guidance

February 14, 2022

Via: CSO

On February 4, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued several documents and updates that spell out software security guidance and recommended consumer labeling practices for software and IoT devices. NIST also laid out its approach to consumer […]


Software, Technology

Robocalls are down, but most Americans don’t feel the decrease

January 13, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Robocall mitigation efforts are having an impact, according to new information from Transaction Network Services (TNS). But do consumers feel the difference? Not necessarily—or at least, not yet. TNS analyzes more than 1.6 billion calls across carrier networks each day […]


Technology, Wireless

Test and Measurement: Cisco intros 3D Wi-Fi network planning

October 29, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Cisco has added new functionality for Wi-Fi radio frequency network planning and visibility to its portfolio that provides a “visual 3D immersive experience,” similar to a first-person video game perspective. Todd Untrecht, head of product management and go-to-market strategy for […]


Software, Technology

Ericsson launches time-critical 5G software to deliver ultra-low latency

October 25, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Ericsson has launched new software to enhance 5G capabilities, with the aim of guaranteeing the consistent low latency and high reliability demanded by time-critical applications and services for consumers, enterprises, and public sector. Ericsson is enabling Time-Critical Communication through its […]


Hardware, Software, Technology

What is a Cloud native Network Function?

October 25, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Examples of CNFs can include network routers, bridges, firewalls, and Virtual Private Network (VPN) gateway services. Cloud native Network Functions replace Physical Network Functions (PNFs). PNFs are purpose-built hardware devices (with embedded software or systems) which provide essential network services. […]


Software, Technology

Time to check software and security settings for Windows network vulnerabilities

October 13, 2021

Via: CSO

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has designated October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. In honor of this event, I urge you to take the month of October to become more aware of your computer and network assets. Inventory […]


Technology, Wireless

Dish selects Dell for 5G network infrastructure

June 18, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Dell Technologies and Dish have formed a strategic infrastructure agreement to support the latter’s Open RAN-based 5G network in the U.S. Under this partnership, Dell Technologies will provide Dish with network and edge-compute infrastructure. “By collaborating with Dell Technologies, we […]


Monitoring&Analysis

‘5G isn’t about phones:’ Why 5G is accelerating faster than previous generations

March 25, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Inseego Corp. exec: ‘The demand for 5G is staggering’ Despite the setbacks presented by 2020, 5G adoption managed to not only beat the odds by accelerating during a particularly challenging year, but it is doing so faster than any previous […]


News

Open RAN update: UK focused on integration testing; HPE unveils solution stack

March 1, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Open RAN is gaining traction in the U.K. with Vodafone trialing out disaggregated radio stacks in rural parts of its network and now, a government-back program is gearing up to focus on testing hardware/software interoperability and integration. The SmartRAN Open […]