Category Infrastructure

IoT Cybersecurity Alliance launches with AT&T, IBM, Nokia and others

AT&T, IBM, Nokia, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec and Trustonic have announced that they are collaborating to help address IoT security challenges. The “IoT Cybersecurity Alliance” says the combination of industry-leading security providers and IoT experts will research and raise awareness of ways to better secure the IoT ecosystem. “The explosive growth in the number of […]

Safer Internet Day 2017: Unite to protect children. (VIDEO)

The Internet can open a world of possibilities for today’s youth. It supports access to education in rural areas, and enables social interactions with friends and relatives. But, dangers persist. Cyberbullying and privacy remain top challenges for keeping children safe online. For example, one out of every four teenagers has experienced cyberbullying at some point […]

NTT to demo new subsea cable fibre-optic system at 1.44 petabit

Blink and you’ll more than miss it System equates to the simultaneous transmission of 5,000 HDTV films in one second 12 cores in a square lattice optimises capacity of standard 125 micron fibre But…. commercial deployment is 10 years away Submarine cables may not be the sexiest of technologies but they are robust, dependable, they […]

Level 3 becomes latest telco to boost security against botnet DDoS attacks

New DDoS scrubbing centres open in Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore Level 3 instigates enhanced cyber protection for its customers’ networks Threat of botnet attacks on IoT equipment is increasing Over 500,000 botnets based on the Mirai source code believed to be operating Level 3 Communications is the latest telco to step up its security […]

Apple’s new original content plans highlight growing ICT-media convergence

Apple has new plans to create its own original content by courting Hollywood producers and television executives, according to a Wall Street Journal report that is making waves in the tech and media industries. Rather than competing with the likes of Netflix, the move appears to be aimed at driving subscriptions to the USD 10-per-month […]

SK Telecom’s new USD 4.2 billion push into AI and IoT tech

South Korea’s biggest mobile carrier pledges huge invstment over just three years Aims to grow IoT and machine learning ecosystem 5G will be an important component SK Telecom, the Republic of Korea’s biggest mobile carrier, is to spend 5 trillion won (US$4.2 billion) over the next three years on artificial intelligence, or machine learning, and IoT. […]

The new privacy debate: ensuring privacy in a ‘mixed reality’ world

“I’m taking everybody’s privacy away!” Robert Scoble, Entrepreneur in Residence at Upload VR, declared during his Centre Stage debate at Web Summit 2016. Wearing a pair of Microsoft HoloLens’, next-generation “mixed reality” glasses, Scoble debated whether we are sacrificing too much of our privacy in the name of technological advancement. “You’re going to have glasses […]