Orange and OPPO to deliver OTA provisioning to customers buying SIM-free wearables

Orange and OPPO have announced a co-innovation partnership agreement that will help to deliver Orange services to a broad range of OPPO’s smartphones and Internet of Things (IoT) devices to Europe. This is with a view to extending the delivery further across the Orange footprint.

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Can the prin­ciples of Zero Trust be applied to IoT?

The perception that security has never been a core component or key consideration for the Internet of Things (IoT) has even been highlighted in the familiar joke: ‘the ‘S’ in IoT stands for security. Yet with tens of billions of connected devices, the safety and financial implications of even small security breaches can be vast,

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Natural Cycles notifies FDA for wearable birth control

Natural Cycles, which claims to be the first and only FDA-cleared birth control app in the United States and CE-marked birth control app in Europe, announced that the company has submitted a 510(k) Premarket Notification to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Mobile private networks will connect over 150mn cellular IoT devices by 2030, says report

Transforma Insights has released its forecasts for private network connectivity for IoT for 2019 to 2030, illustrating one of the most dynamic areas of IoT connectivity. Private networks are, of course, already in widespread use with short range technologies such as Wi-Fi and Zigbee currently accounting for around 70% of all connections. What is relatively

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ETSI launches DECT-2020 IoT radio interface for reliable, low-latency, massive machine comms

Developed by ETSI in the 1990s, the DECT standard (Digital enhanced cordless telecommunications) is implemented in more than a billion short-range communication devices around the world.

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Over 800 cyber security jobs analysed: These are the most desired skills

Every year cyber attacks become more sophisticated and severe. So much so, that a recent study by Specops Software found that 54% of business owners from a range of sectors have experienced an increase in cyber threats this year. 

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Partners offer ‘cost-effective cellular’ coverage of IIoT’s last mile

Trilliant, a global provider of revolutionary smart communications solutions in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), smart energy and smart city space, has agreed to partner with 1NCE to deliver low-cost cellular connectivity. This is designed to make last mile connections for low data IIoT and smart meter applications.

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IoT Security Foundation launches co-ordinated vulnerability disclosure platform for industry

An online platform designed to help Internet of Things (IoT) vendors receive, assess, manage and mitigate vulnerability reports has been launched by the IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF). VulnerableThings.com aims to simplify the reporting and management of vulnerabilities whilst helping IoT vendors comply with new consumer IoT security standards and regulations.

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Digital Guardian appoints Bandos as CISO

Bandos is to become chief information security officer (CISO) at Digital Guardian, a specialist in data loss prevention and managed detection and response. Bandos will bring more than 15 years of experience to the position, including his five years as VP of Cybersecurity at Digital Guardian.

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Cybersecurity pros embrace automation, yet younger staff fear being replaced by tech

Despite 88% of cybersecurity professionals believing automation will make their jobs easier, younger staffers are more concerned than veterans that the technology will replace their roles. This is according to new research by Exabeam.

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Brands overlook human touch in drive for resilience, study shows

Brands have embraced agile working practices in the drive for resilience, but are neglecting key contributory factors – including ‘Humanity’ – that could help future-proof them against subsequent crises, according to a new study out today.

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GrandPad’s users stay connected with Orange Belgium and Ericsson IoT Accelerator

Ericsson, GrandPad, and Orange Belgium are partnering to make connectivity more accessible for the elderly to stay socially connected with family, friends, and caregivers.

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Eurotech joins NVIDIA network as preferred OEM partner

Eurotech, a provider of rugged and industrial-grade embedded boards and systems, edge computing platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) enablement solutions, announced today that it has joined the NVIDIA Partner Network (NPN) as a Preferred OEM Partner.

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Star quality speaker line-up promised at Africa Tech Festival 2020

AfricaCom and AfricaTech are anchor events of the new Africa Tech Festival, which will take place – online – from November 10-12th this year.

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IPX to carry 2,222PB of IoT and consumer roaming data by 2025, says Kaleido

New research from roaming experts Kaleido Intelligence shows that approximately 767 Petabytes of data roaming traffic were transported by IPX vendors in 2019. This is predicted to reach 2,222 PB in 2025, representing an average annual growth rate of 17% between 2019 and 2025.

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Lansweeper to acquire Fing for device recognition

Lansweeper, the IT Asset Management platform, today announced the acquisition of Fing, a network scanning and device recognition app. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

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