Protecting Sovereignty of U.S. Telecommunications Backbone

The Cipher Brief

telecommunications backbone. deficit in the marketplace for high-end telecommunications integration. economic prosperity but also to national security, which depends on telecommunication to serve as the “nervous system” for controlling critical infrastructure and military defensive systems. Telecommunications Backbone appeared first on The Cipher Brief.

How CIOs Can Avoid Being Fired

The Accidental Successful CIO

It can also include taking care of the company’s telecommunications network. Career business units computing facilities data centers delegated fired IT resources management telecommunications networkIn order to hold on to their jobs, CIOs need to know how to not get fired.

IT firms, telcos among dozens hacked in new info-stealing malware attack

CTOvision

A cyber espionage group is deploying a new type of trojan malware against telecommunications, information technology, and government organisations. Dubbed Seedworm, the group has been operating since at least 2017, and although it predominantly looks to infiltrate organisations in the Middle East, organisations based in Europe and North America have also been targets. The hacking operation — […].

New Evidence of Hacked Supermicro Hardware Found in U.S. Telecom

CTOvision

telecommunications company discovered manipulated hardware from Super Micro Computer Inc. A major U.S. in its network and removed it in August, fresh evidence of tampering in China of critical technology components bound for the U.S., according to a security expert working for the telecom company. The security expert, Yossi Appleboum, provided documents, analysis and other evidence […]. CTO Cyber Security News

DISA collapsing wired networks, expanding wireless, Coasties don't.

CTOvision

According to a recent DHS audit, the Coast Guard is sitting on over 5,000 laptops in Coast Guard Telecommunications NSA Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Coasties don't want expensive TISCOM laptops ?

Leading in Privacy

Coalfire

The event was attended by notable leaders in the industry and government: The Departments of Transportation and Commerce, the Information Technology Industry Council, Intel, Citrix, National Telecommunications, and various other notable public and private-sector leaders in the industry.

Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software

CTOvision

Boundless’ global customer base uses the OpenGeo Suite, a complete open source geospatial web services stack, to deploy solutions for web mapping, transportation, telecommunications, open government, and a diverse range of other solutions.

Robert Flores Named Vice President of IT

Coalfire

Flores has a proven track record of driving strategy for high-growth IT companies while managing billion-dollar global programs and teams across the telecommunications, professional services and SaaS sectors in the United States and abroad Coalfire welcomes Robert Flores as the newest addition to the cybersecurity risk management and compliance service leader’s leadership team as its Vice President of Information Technology.

Google Fiber Is A Game-Changer, But Now Comes Free Google Wi-Fi

CTOvision

The service – an abomination to Internet service providers and a freebie for residents – already disrupts telecommunications in its three cities, and Google plans to things a step further. If Google Fiber eventually extended enough to provide Internet to a sizeable proportion of Americans, the service could present problems to telecommunications companies that provide cell phones. By ShannonPerry. Google Fiber will likely revamp how the United States accesses the Internet.

Cloudera Named a Fastest Growing Company by Deloitte for Fourth Year

Cloudera

This annual ranking showcases the growth of companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and energy tech sectors.

For critical systems, “just patch it” is a paradox

The Parallax

Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration, who says patches are important, complicated, and largely misunderstood. “We SAN FRANCISCO—Security patches don’t often come wearing gold-sequined tuxedo jackets, but maybe they should.

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Darktrace: Enterprise Immune System technology

CTOvision

Some of the world’s largest organizations rely on Darktrace’s adaptive, self-learning platform to spot anomalous activity within the enterprise, in sectors including energy and utilities, financial services, telecommunications, retail and transportation.

Primer: Why Google is pushing HTTPS

The Parallax

The FCC in 2016 fined the telecommunications company $1.35 Leading sites hosting services or content as broad as fantasy football, Doctor Who , and search in China have this in common: Google Chrome now marks them as unsafe to visit.

What’s Next for Cable? To Find Out, Join us at Cable Next-Gen this March

CableLabs

This year’s list of confirmed participants includes many of our members , organizations such as Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and many other representatives from the cable community. For the 12 th consecutive year, cable’s top executives, technologists, engineers, marketers, new business developers, strategists, financial experts and other professionals gather in Denver, Colorado, for Light Reading’s Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies Conference.

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New “Li-Fi” Technology to Offer 100 Times Faster Internet than Traditional Wi-Fi

CTOvision

During his talk, Mr. Haas proposed the idea of using light bulbs in place of wireless routers for telecommunications purposes. Because radio frequencies are already heavily used and regulated, telecommunication providers are struggling to increase available Wi-Fi speeds. Businesses that depend on telecommunications speed for quality customer service and internal processes, such as finance or international companies, must have the best bandwidth available. Brigg Patten.

Raising the Drawbridge with an “International Cyber Stability Board”

The Cipher Brief

Already, the critical infrastructures of telecommunications, the electric grid, and finance are cyber dependent, and the Internet of Things – where virtually all devices from homes to medical devices to self-driving cars are cyber-controlled – is increasingly upon us. Simply by way of example, a significant attack on electric power, telecommunications or finance could have consequential economic results not only for the country being attacked, but also for its economic partners.

StrategyDriven Enterprises Partners with Xen Wireless to Form StrategyDriven Analytics, a Utility Industry Asset Management Blind Benchmarking Service

Strategy Driven

Since 2000, Xen Wireless has provided services and solutions to many of the biggest names in Telecommunications market, including National Wireless Voice and Data Providers, Internet Service Providers, and Satellite Telecommunications providers.

Tibco: Business intelligence and analytics provider

CTOvision

Their solutions have been applied across multiple industries, with use cases and reference architectures available for Airlines, Banking, Capital Markets, Government, Healthcare, Insurance, Life Sciences, Logistics, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Rail, Retail, Telecommunications and Utilities. Bob Gourley. Tibco has long been known for helping businesses interconnect their data in ways that enable business decisions.

StrategyDriven Welcomes Ruth Todd, PhD

Strategy Driven

For nearly three decades, Ruth led the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations’ (INPO) Information Technology Division as Director, Computer Systems and Telecommunications and Director, Information Technology and Data Services.

Why health care cybersecurity is in ‘critical condition’

The Parallax

Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration, has been coordinating stakeholder groups to agree on the right kind of SBOM recipe.

Kubernetes: Steering the Ship with Cloud Native Management

The New Stack

Some of the largest, most complex and most reliable systems built are in the domain of telecommunications and networking. In a telecommunications network, the layered system architecture is used to define three layers or “planes.” Nirmata sponsored this post. Jim Bugwadia.

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Feature Flags that Promote Teamwork, Kubernetes Catches up on IPv6

The New Stack

But one early adopter of IPv6 has been the telecommunications firms, and since they are also looking at Kubernetes for 5G, it is not surprising they are pushing the envelope forward with IPv6.

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What to Do When Your Boss Says Something You Regret

Next Level Blog

He made his bones in telecommunications and came to GM from the world of private equity investments. There’s an interesting article in the New York Times today for anyone who has ever had to improvise madly when their boss makes an unexpected public commitment. The subject is Dan Akerson, who’s been the CEO of General Motors for 15 months. Akerson is not a “car guy.” He’s had a lot of successes in his career and is fond of speaking his mind.

Panera Bread’s feckless security puts consumers at risk

The Parallax

The Panera Bread cafe and bakery chain, known for its sandwiches, coffee, and year-round broccoli cheddar soup , is suffering from a severe bout of self-induced digital indigestion.

Shifting Sands of the Middle East and the Impact on the Arab World

The Cipher Brief

Meanwhile, the influx of personal telecommunications and social media has not only made Arab populations realize how far they have fallen behind the rest of the globalizing world, it has enabled them to talk to one another without government controls and exposed them to new cultural, political, and economic systems that some desperately desire and others just as desperately fear.

Tibco: Business intelligence and analytics provider

CTOvision

Their solutions have been applied across multiple industries, with use cases and reference architectures available for Airlines, Banking, Capital Markets, Government, Healthcare, Insurance, Life Sciences, Logistics, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Rail, Retail, Telecommunications and Utilities. Research Team. Tibco has long been known for helping businesses interconnect their data in ways that enable business decisions.

How to Build Web, Mobile and Chat Apps That Connect to Oracle?

Progress

Their] primary industry markets include defense and government, education, financial services, technology, transportation, life sciences, telecommunications, manufacturing and healthcare.”

App nutrition labels? Hackers disagree on software bill of materials

The Parallax

Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration, will be trying to get hackers to concoct a good recipe for a government-designed SBOM. LAS VEGAS—Imagine if software came with a complete list of ingredients.

App nutrition labels? Hackers disagree on software bill of materials

The Parallax

Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration, will be trying to get hackers to concoct a good recipe for a government-designed SBOM. LAS VEGAS—Imagine if software came with a complete list of ingredients.

How to Prepare Your Business For the Unexpected

Strategy Driven

Such a team should include those from IT, telecommunications, logistics and customer service divisions and should be capable of running the business from a temporary location if necessary.

Social Innovation as a Business Strategy

Hu's Place - HitachiVantara

Hitachi announced that we would be “ concentrating to build a more stable earnings structure with a focus on the Social Innovation business, which comprises social infrastructure supported by highly reliable and highly efficient information and telecommunications technology.”

Tech News Roundup May 9

CTOvision

Agricultural innovation committee recommends government upgrades rural telecommunications infrastructure - ZDNet. Katie Kennedy. The following are some of the hot topics we are tracking in the technology ecosystem: Technology Ticker. Yelp, Google Hold Pointers to Fix Governments - Wall Street Journal. Automatic Assignment of Future Inventions: A Serious Error of Federal Law that Requires Supreme Court Review - Patently-O.

Meet the newest Data Superheros: The Sixth Annual Data Impact Awards Finalists Are…

Cloudera

Granite Telecommunications. Drum roll… Starting from well over 100 nominations, we are excited to announce the finalists for this year’s Data Impact Awards ! Each year, nominees have raised the bar, and this year is no exception.

How to Design Self-service Network Analytics into Your Services

Kentik

Acme Telecommunications has setup My Kentik for its customers, ‘Acme Inc’ and ‘Another Tenant’, each with their own views and alerts.

Building a Big Data Culture

Cloudera

For example, we were working with a business unit (BU) executive at a large telecommunications device provider. In an earlier VISION post, The Five Markers on Your Big Data Journey , Amy O’Connor shared some common traits of many of the most successful data-driven companies.

Lambda@Edge: Why Less is More

Stackery

The end user can expect faster load times, a lighter load on the origin server, and backhaul portion of the major telecommunications networks (ie: the intermediate links between the core network, backbone network, and subnetworks at the edge of the network).

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Palo Alto Networks in the Government Sector

CTOvision

In other related news, on November 19, 2014, President Barack Obama appointed Mark McLaughlin to the position of Chairman of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC). By Bob Gourley.

AT&T Becomes the Latest Company Affected by Data Breach

CTOvision

AT&T, the national telecommunications company based in Dallas, Texas, became the next affected company in an April attack. By Shannon Perry. The urgency of improving information security cannot be understated. Since the widely publicized attack on Target Corporation, data breaches have become increasingly common – sensitive information stored with both eBay and the California Department of Motor Vehicles has been compromised in the last six months alone.

Airport Technology Management: Operations, Software Solutions and Vendors

Altexsoft

Aeronautical Fixed Telecommunication Network (AFTN) Systems. Software for aeronautical telecommunications stores flight plans and flight information, entered in ICAO format and UTC. Imagine an airport. What are the first things that come to mind?

The Evolution of ITIL

Samanage

To those ends, the British Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency defined the financially responsible and most efficient use of IT processes and resources, both within the government itself and in the private sector. ITIL From Humble Beginnings to Worldwide Adoption.