Category: Security


Let’s Talk Privacy with CUJO AI

Marcio Avillez, CUJO AI’s SVP of Business Development, answered a few questions about privacy, third-party trackers and consumers’ concerns.

FCC starts process to ban Chinese telcos in US

The FCC has issued what is known as a ‘Show Cause Order’ to four Chinese telcos operating in the US, demanding evidence to prove they are not at the behest of the Chinese Government.

UK steps up efforts to tackle smishing

No, that’s not a typo. Smishing refers to phishing over SMS, which is apparently on the increase as SMS fraudsters seek to exploit COVID-19 text alerts.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: 5G fires, Huawei and contact tracing

After a pause for the Easter weekend, the remote podders return to discuss the hilarious conspiracy theories forming around 5G and coronavirus. The move on to assess the renewed threats to Huawei’s international operations posed by fresh geopolitical tensions and conclude with a look at the pros and cons of using smartphones for contact tracing during the pandemic.

Zoom promises to get better at security

Video conferencing firm Zoom is now one of the most recognisable brands across the world, but recent days have seen a barrage of criticism directed towards its security and privacy credentials.

Consensus on 6G is gradually forming

Participants at the virtual 6G Wireless Summit shared their thinking on what 6G can do and what research is needed to get the underlying technologies in place.

F-Secure: Identity Theft Prevention

Tom Gaffney from F-Secure talks us through the phenomenon of Account Takeover, and its big brother, full blown ID Theft, why Europe is only now catching up with North America where such protection services have been mainstream for years, and why many of those existing ID Protection offerings out there are not as complete as we’d like to think. Find out more on www.f-secure.com/identity-protection

F-Secure: Connected Home Security

We’re all aware that the number of IoT devices in homes is increasing exponentially, from Smart speakers to connected cameras, and some of those things we already take for granted, like Smart TVs and Playstations, while simultaneously the debate around securing personal data in such a connected home is still raging. Steven talks about the risks and threats, and comes up with a surprisingly simple way for Operators to solve this conundrum at a stroke. Check out the interview and read more at www.f-secure.com/connected-home-security

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