Mitigating the cyber risks of IoT and finding solutions

The last decade has seen unprecedented development of the Internet of Things (IoT) landscape, enabled by new distributed network technologies. McKinsey estimates that by 2025, the world will own 50 billion networked devices, up 400% from 2010, and contributing US$11 trillion (€10 trillion) to economies.

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GSMA announces first keynote speakers for 2019 “MWC Los Angeles, in partnership with CTIA”

The GSMA announced the first confirmed speakers for the third gathering of MWC19 Los Angeles taking place October 22-24, 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Centre. The GSMA also released additional event details including new programs, exhibitors and participating companies.

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Five ways CSPs can measure digital transformation success in plain sight

Digital Transformation has been a pervasive theme in the communications industry for the past several years but it has not yet translated into category leadership in key areas, says Ed Finegold, strategy director, Netcracker Technology.

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Nano-satellite start-up recognised by AWS as it aims to bring low power IoT connections to remote areas

‘NewSpace’ start-up Hiber was named as the Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) Commercial Startup Launch of 2018 at the AWS re:Invent Conference at the Venetian Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevadaon Sunday. At the event, Hiber announced the official launch of its nano-satellite powered solution,

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Caution: Venture capitalists at work

We will look back on March 2018 as the time when Facebook lost $37 billion (€30.01 billion) from its valuation – as did the bluest of chips such as Apple, Netflix and Amazon.

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Global video revenues hit $70bn in 2017, and are set for even higher growth, says Strategy Analytics

Online services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video have transformed the video business in recent years, but according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, revenue increases will be even higher in the next four years than in the previous four years.

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Breaking down bridges, bridging the gap

In his Autumn 2017 budget, Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced the Government would invest £84 million (€95.29 million) to train new GCSE teachers for computer science. He also said the government will work with industry to create a National Computing Centre.

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IoT botnets will force governments to regulate IoT device manufacturers

As IoT botnet attacks continue to grow in size and effectiveness in 2018, the damage they cause will force the IoT manufacturing industry to add stronger security to their products or eventually result in governments addressing IoT security with regulation, according to researchers at WatchGuard Technologies.

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Global customer engagement spending by utilities is expected to exceed $5 billion in 2026

A new report from Navigant Research analyses the market for utility customer engagement solutions across the web, call center, billing, and outage notification segments, providing forecasts through 2026.

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Cambium Networks connects the unconnected around the world with affordable quality in wireless broadband

Cambium Networks, a global provider of wireless networking solutions, announced that high-speed connectivity being deployed by network operators around the world, drove shipment of more than seven million radio modules.

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Ethical amateur hackers take over CCTV cameras and internet connected toys in cyber contest

On Friday evening, NCC Group and Cyber Security Challenge UK ran a competition which saw 25 extraordinary code breaking amateurs from across the UK battle each other to ethically hack common Internet of Things (IoT) devices, including remote controlled cars, CCTV cameras and even children’s dolls.

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Beyond the smartphone: Turning data into sound

The Internet of Things (IoT) has changed the way we live, work and play to the point where we now rely on the ability of devices or machines to communicate in order to carry out many of our everyday tasks. However, we have only scratched the surface of connected communications to date.

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The growing threat of Wi-Fi enabled IoT

There is a saying, ‘fast, cheap and good – pick two.’ This appears to apply to the IoT as manufacturers race to get new fast and cheap products to market, but at the expense of security.

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Hijinx to launch new range of toys in August connecting through data-over-sound by Chirp

Creative toy company Hijinx has announced a multi-year worldwide exclusive partnership with data-over-sound technology pioneer Chirp. Hijinx Alive™ powered by Chirp enables Hijinx to create toys that magically interact with content on any device.

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Artificial intelligence for hire in the IoT era

Or AI Made Easy – Two ways companies can monetise AI It will be many years before the thinking machines of science fiction become reality. No system today can match the reasoning abilities and conversational skills of HAL 9000, the onboard computer from the movie 2001 a Space Odyssey,

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When is a phishing email not a phishing email? The taxonomy of malicious emails

Malicious email attacks have dominated the security headlines in recent months, with 2017 already seeing large campaigns targeting Netflix and Amazon customers.

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