Category: Security


The most important question today; is data a commodity?

Net neutrality is a debate which has raged on for years, but now the battle is getting bitter. Despite all the fantastic arguments from both sides, no-one seems to want to address the root question directly; is data a commodity or not?

Atos beaten to Gemalto prize by Thales

Atos’ unsolicited €4.3 billion attempt to acquire Gemalto is now nothing more than a footnote as Thales swoops in with an additional €500 million to tempt Gemalto into signing the dotted line.

Gemalto just says no to Atos

Digital security vendor Gemalto has taken little time to reject an unsolicited takeover bid from Atos on the grounds that it’s rubbish.

Telecoms.com Annual Industry Survey 2017

The 2017 edition of the Telecoms.com Intelligence Annual Industry Survey once more raises the bar for insight into the incredibly diverse telecoms business. This year’s survey once more gathered the thoughts and perspectives of more than 1,500 telecoms professionals with a cumulative experience of 24,000 years. As usual we begin with our comprehensive sweep of the telecoms landscape, before taking a deep dive into six specific areas affecting telecoms today. From ultra-broadband to test and measurement via IoT, NFV, SDN, video and security, we examine the principal areas affecting telecoms operators today.

5G, security and the attraction of the new

We need to address the challenge of retro-fitting new 5G security to existing 4G networks, and to roll-out more signalling firewalls that can safeguard 2G and 3G networks now.

BT has bright idea to steal Amazon credibility

BT has seemingly got tired of a reputation riddled with accounting scandals and mediocre football coverage. Amazon has a good brand so why not tie up with its cloud computing business?

Polls

Should privacy be treated as a right to protect stringently, or a commodity for users to trade for benefits?

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