IoT: The cure for rising healthcare costs?

The rising costs of healthcare continues to dominate the headlines. In recent years, health insurance premiums have increased at a rate higher than annual income, according to recent reports.

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AT&T launches LTE-M pilots in Mexico for Internet of Things

AT&T is deploying LTE-M technology across our network in Mexico. We completed LTE-M pilots in Tijuana and Puebla, Mexico in the third quarter.

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Israel’s CYBONET launches comprehensive cyber security solution for SMEs

CYBONET, an international information security solutions provider headquartered in Israel, has announced the release of its newest cyber security solution, Cybowall, a threat detection and response platform engineered for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

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New WatchGuard Wi-Fi access point delivers both security & performance

WatchGuard® Technologies has announced the AP420, a new 802.11ac Wave 2 access point (AP) that provides the power and speed needed to support throughput-intensive and latency-sensitive applications like VoIP, video, music and large data file transfers over Wi-Fi.

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Securing the IoT threat vector

Organisations today know that they need to have a cybersecurity strategy in place to protect their intellectual property (IP) and sensitive data from getting into the hands of cybercriminals.

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FreeWave’s rugged, low-power IIoT solutions save lives in extreme weather at Mount Washington Observatory

FreeWave Technologies, a provider of industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) wireless networking solutions, announced that its ruggedised Industrial IoT (IIoT) data radios deliver real-time weather data at the Mount Washington Observatory (MWO),

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Fire fighting with IoT

Fire prevention and fire safety equipment are undergoing a revolution thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT). Connected to low power wide area (LPWA) or even cellular networks, fire safety IoT stands to enhance prevention, speed up response times, and keep first responders safe when walking into the fire.

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Short, frequent, low-volume DDoS attacks continue to dominate

Service providers, hosting providers and digital enterprises are all impacted by DDoS attacks. But besides the headline-grabbing volumetric attacks, another more sinister DDoS method lies in the shadows.

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Network test lab conducts hands-on testing: Validates SD-WAN solution’s resiliency under extreme levels of packet loss

Silver Peak, the provider of broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, announced that the company’s flagship SD-WAN solution, Unity EdgeConnect, successfully endured a series of rigorous network packet-loss resilience tests.

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Internet of Things and the role for 5G in connected vehicles

Connected cars are set to become a huge industry over the new few years; estimates of the number connected cars that will to be on the roads by 2020 vary from 250 million to 381 million, and research by the Global Mobile Suppliers Association points to that number increasing to 527 million by 2025.

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SoftBank adopts Cisco network convergence system to optimise next-gen mobile IP core network operations

Cisco Systems G.K. has announced that SoftBank Corp. has adopted the Cisco Network Convergence System 5500 Series. This provides high-density 100GE routing and Segment Routing technology for optimising network operations for its next-generation mobile IP core network.

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Passenger demand for Wi-Fi is now sky-high when choosing an airline

Inflight broadband is changing the airline industry and revolutionising passengers’ expectations of the onboard experience. That is the conclusion from the third annual global Inflight Connectivity Survey, published by Inmarsat, the world’s provider of global mobile satellite communications, in association with market research company GfK.

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How to plan your ICS cybersecurity incident response

Organisations operating critical systems must plan and prepare to respond to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) cyber incidents, whether caused by unintentional insiders or malicious attackers.

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We’re going to need a bigger slice

Around about the year 2020, 5G networks will start to supercharge the world of data services and the IoT. It sounds like IoT nirvana – data rates 100x compared to 4G, and latency reduced from 50 to just one millisecond.

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LoRa Alliance surpasses 500 ecosystem members in just over two years

The LoRa Alliance™, the global association of companies backing the LoRaWAN™ standard for low-power wide-area IoT (Internet of Things) networks (LPWANs), announced that it has achieved a new milestone, surpassing 500 ecosystem members in just over two years.

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Flaw in Virgin Media’s Super Hub leaves it open to attack from connected devices

Researchers from Context Information Security have discovered a flaw in Virgin Media wireless home routers, allowing them to gain unauthorised administrative-level access to the devices.

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