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Organizations Must Address Attack of the IoT Devices

By 2020, 21 billion of Internet of Things (IoT) devices will be in use worldwide. Of these, close to 6 percent will be in use for industrial IoT applications. However, IT organizations have issues identifying these devices and characterising them as part of current network access policy, said Gartner. Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders must therefore update their network access ... Read More »

Telia Sells its stake in Tajik operator Tcell

Telia has agreed to sell its 60 percent holding in Tajikistan’s Tcell, to the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED). AKFED is currently the minority owner in Tcell with a 40 percent holding. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the year and is subject to regulatory approvals in Tajikistan. “The divestments of our holding in ... Read More »

Ericsson first to deliver 5G NR radio

Ericsson is commercializing the world’s first 5G NR radio for massive MIMO, with the first deployments coming in 2017. Together with the Ericsson 5G Plug Ins announced in June and Ericsson’s already commercially available Radio System Baseband 5216, which currently powers Ericsson’s award winning Radio Test Bed, Ericsson is first to deliver all components of a 5G access network. Tom ... Read More »

New chip could bring highest level of encryption to any mobile device

Random number generators are crucial to the encryption that protects our privacy and security when engaging in digital transactions such as buying products online or withdrawing cash from an ATM. For the first time, engineers have developed a fast random number generator based on a quantum mechanical process that could deliver the world’s most secure encryption keys in a package ... Read More »

Cable and Wireless partners with Ericsson and Cisco to enhance its Caribbean IP networks

Ericsson and Cisco have announced an agreement to supply and install IP networks for C&W Communications, which operates the retail brand Flow, in three Caribbean markets. The plans include an upgrade to the IP backbone network in the Bahamas to improve performance and support an increase of traffic, and a new business-to-business IP/MPLS network in Jamaica and Barbados. As part ... Read More »

New service improves cloud storage usage on mobile devices

A new service developed at Binghamton University, State University of New York could improve performance of mobile devices that save data to the cloud. Storage and computing power is limited on mobile devices, making it necessity to store data in the cloud. However, with the myriad of apps from a myriad of developers that use the cloud, the user experience ... Read More »

Smartphone hacks 3-D printer by measuring 'leaked' energy and acoustic waves

The ubiquity of smartphones and their sophisticated gadgetry make them an ideal tool to steal sensitive data from 3 D printers. That’s according to a new University at Buffalo study that explores security vulnerabilities of 3-D printing, also called additive manufacturing, which analysts say will become a multibillion-dollar industry employed to build everything from rocket engines to heart valves. “Many ... Read More »