Cybereason to host CISO roundtable on ransomware attacks and the true business cost

Cybereason, a specialist in operation-centric attack protection, will host a virtual CISO Roundtable on Thursday, July 29th, 2021, 1:00 pm ET/6:00 pm BST. It will discuss the findings from the company’s recent global ransomware study, titled Ransomware: The True Cost to Business.

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Virgin Media O2 selects Ericsson 5G core to power standalone network deployment

Ericsson has been selected by Virgin Media O2 to deploy cloud native, container-based dual-mode 5G Standalone Core on cloud infrastructure in the UK, paving the way for Virgin Media O2 to deliver ultra-fast connectivity to consumers and develop advanced enterprise use cases.

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Softing introduces software module for connecting modbus TCP controllers to IIoT applications

Softing adds to its Docker technology-based edgeConnector product family. The new edgeConnector Modbus is a flexible Docker container application for Modbus TCP controllers.

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IoT in desperate need of more robust identity and access management

The future of Identity and Access Management (IAM) in the Internet of Things (IoT) will escape the confines of user-focused identity and transition toward a more inclusive model.  The new multi-faced approach will include machine and system identity along with IoT device and platform management operations, according to a new analysis research report by global tech market advisory

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KX joins THINGS network and AWS’s ISV workload migration program

KX, the streaming analytics platform provider, has joined the Stockholm-based THINGS network. Among other applications, KX’s platform enables a number of Formula 1 teams, major investment banks and other industries to analyse their data in real-time; they do so on-premises, on the edge, in the cloud or in combination.

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Sierra Wireless appoints ex-Veritas Technologies EVP Brace as new president and CEO

Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider, Sierra Wireless, has appointed Phil Brace as its new president and CEO, effective July 26, 2021. The current president and CEO, Kent Thexton, will stay on at Sierra Wireless until August 13, 2021to complete the transition.

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Eurotech achieves IoT security certification

Eurotech, a supplier of hardware and software components to develop and deploy edge computing and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, has announced its Multi-service IoT Edge Gateway, ReliaGATE 10-14 and Everyware Software Framework have been PSA Certified Level 1.

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Giesecke+Devrient buys Pod Group to combine enterprise IoT connectivity and secure eSIMs

Cambridge, UK / Munich, Germany. July 7th 2021 – IoT enterprise network operator (ENO), Pod Group, has been acquired by Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), a global security technology group headquartered in Munich. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. The acquisition will build on Pod Group’s positioning as a provider of the connectivity, infrastructure and managed

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Speedcast completes oil & gas performance testing on Telesat’s Phase 1 LEO satellite for Brazil’s Petrobras

Speedcast, a communications and IT services provider, has completed an oil and gas industry performance testing of Telesat’s Phase 1 LEO (Low Earth Orbit) satellite using data provided by Brazil’s state-owned petroleum company, Petrobras.

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Saracens welcomes Pax8 as Acronis #CyberFit delivery partner

Acronis, a global provider in cyber protection and Saracens announced the Official Cyber Protection Partnership which will be supported by global cloud distributor, Pax8, the place for IT professionals to buy cloud products.

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Soracom unveils new iSIM capability for advanced IoT devices and smaller form factors

Soracom, Inc., a global provider of advanced IoT connectivity, has completed a Proof of Concept (PoC) demonstrating integrated SIM (iSIM) capability designed to support the next generation of IoT devices.

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WBA openRoaming primed for residential rollout after Wi-Fi 6 trial with Airties over in-home Wi-Fi

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) reported the completion of a successful proof-of-concept trial to automatically onboard Wi-Fi client devices to a residential Wi-Fi 6 network, paving the way for the rollout of WBA OpenRoaming across in-home Wi-Fi and wide-area wireless broadband networks.

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AxSol invests €8mn in Epishine low light IoT solar cells

Epishine has developed a pioneering, patented process for printing organic solar cells with low-light efficiency.

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Lack of budget and cloud security skills are the top obstacles for protecting data in the cloud

Netwrix, a cyber security vendor, has announced additional findings on cloud security challenges from its global 2021 Netwrix cloud data security report.

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10 key considerations for enterprises before purchasing an IoT sensor

Real-time, technology-driven strategy has become the cornerstone of planning and deploying a successful supply chain, while forecasting potential disruptions for virtually any product category. As the price of sensors has come down over time, says Bryn Lowry, VP of customer success at Cloudleaf, implementing IoT devices has been a massive accelerator for this endeavour.

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Uncovering the IoT blindspot in a post-pandemic world

As companies around the world look at returning to the office, they must also have eyes on their IoT devices says, Max Heinemeyer, director of threat hunting at Darktrace.

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