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US Won't Work With Countries That Use Huawei, Pompeo Warns
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2/21/2019  |  Post a comment
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says risk posed by use of Huawei in critical IT systems could cause US to curtail the colocation of American resources, including embassies and military outposts.
Amid Global Turmoil, Huawei Still Counts at Least One American Supporter
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2/12/2019  |  Post a comment
While Huawei faces sales bans from carriers and governments worldwide, the company still counts at least one supporter: James Valley Telecommunications. 'I'm a believer in being innocent until proven guilty,' said the CEO.
Samsung's Top US Executive Is Leaving
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1/29/2019  |  Post a comment
Tim Baxter announced on social media he is retiring from the company and will be replaced by Young Hoon Eom.
Amoroso: Act Now on Virtualizing Security
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/15/2016  |  1 comment
The security industry has been talking about virtualizing security so it can be distributed to protect assets, but it's now time to start acting.
Demand, Virtualization Reshaping Security Landscape
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/14/2016  |  Post a comment
There's a boom in security services, driven by demand from businesses and shaped by the ability to deliver security as a virtual network function.
Fixing IoT Security Is an Ecosystem Challenge
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/9/2016  |  3 comments
Level 3 Communications' Chief Security Officer Dale Drew says service providers, manufacturers and even consumers must combine to halt botnet woes.
Level 3's Drew Sees Liability Issues in IoT Botnets
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12/2/2016  |  Post a comment
Neither consumers nor device manufacturers are motivated to act to halt IoT-based botnets, but ISPs likely are and they are going to need help.
Amoroso: Expect Devastating US Cyber Attack
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12/2/2016  |  4 comments
Former AT&T security chief urges telecom security industry to speak up now and insist on greater understanding of what's at stake and more resources.
Verizon: Unknown Assets a Hacker's Playground
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12/1/2016  |  Post a comment
M&A activity in particular helps fuel security problems when 'unknown' network resources are left unprotected.
Amoroso Not the Retiring Sort
Rewired  | 
9/8/2016  |  3 comments
AT&T's former security guru is taking his expertise to a much broader audience – and this time he's giving it away.
My Most Memorable Moments of 2015
Rewired  | 
12/29/2015  |  6 comments
Here's a look back at the highlights from the live events Light Reading held last year, including best keynote and best event.
Broad Threats Require Network-Based Security
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12/22/2015  |  2 comments
Building on different tools including virtual functions, service providers are using the network itself as a security device.
Polymorphic Attacks Reshape Security Landscape
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12/17/2015  |  14 comments
A review of network security threats shows growth in attacks that use DDoS and other methods as smokescreens for data breaches and extortion.
In Defense of the Security Team
LRTV Documentaries  | 
12/16/2015  |  1 comment
Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Patrick Donegan defends network security experts as being more able to properly assess the risk of change than top carrier management.
Enterprises Seek Help on 'Day-to-Day' Security, Says Telefónica
LRTV Documentaries  | 
12/15/2015  |  Post a comment
Managed security services can handle the complexity of network security, while giving enterprises information they need for strategic decisions.
Facebook: Cultural Change Needed for Better Security
LRTV Documentaries  | 
12/11/2015  |  2 comments
As an industry, security folks tend to play things close to the vest, but increasingly they need to be sharing information in the fight against a common enemy.
Level 3: Enterprises Have Frayed Approach to Data Protection
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12/10/2015  |  Post a comment
Most enterprises today don't know where their most critical data is stored or how it moves through their networks, making controlling risks much harder.
Verizon: Cyber Attacks Hit New Targets in New Ways
LRTV Documentaries  | 
12/9/2015  |  2 comments
Manufacturing and production environments as well as critical infrastructure are being targeted by polymorphic attacks intended to embarrass.
AT&T's Amoroso: Taking Security to the Cloud
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12/8/2015  |  Post a comment
Matching workloads or apps with their own security, provisioned alongside in a mixed-cloud environment, could make virtual networks safer.
Level 3: Security Is Company-Specific
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12/7/2015  |  3 comments
Enterprises need to know what their specific risks are and therefore what they need to protect and the best way to do that, says Level 3's SVP of security.
AT&T's Amoroso: Build Botnets of Security
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12/3/2015  |  3 comments
The distributed, diverse and resilient architecture of botnets is actually a good approach for security in the virtualized world.
CSP Network Security Becomes White Hot
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes  | 
11/18/2015  |  3 comments
Network security is becoming an ever bigger deal for communications service providers and the vendor community is reacting accordingly.
Surprise! The Cloud Has Security Advantages
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12/24/2014  |  1 comment
Security in the cloud may not be the bugaboo that it's made out to be for mobile carriers.
AT&T's New Security Strategy
LRTV Documentaries  | 
12/10/2014  |  1 comment
AT&T's Chief Security Officer Ed Amoroso explains how his company is wrapping virtual security layers around micro network domains.
Palo Alto Urges Prioritizing NFV/SDN Security
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12/9/2014  |  1 comment
Speaking at Light Reading events, Christer Swartz cautions against trying the bolt-on security approach after-the-fact.
Ericsson Calls for Data-Centric Security Approach
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12/3/2014  |  2 comments
Ericsson says data security must move beyond a perimeter-centric approach.
AT&T Adds Virtual Layer of Security
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12/3/2014  |  2 comments
Carrier now using software-based security to 'shrink-wrap' micro-domains inside its broader network perimeter.
Mobile Ops Must Hike Security Spending
News Analysis  | 
12/3/2014  |  1 comment
With network and device threats, infections and attacks all on the rise, Heavy Reading Chief Analyst Patrick Donegan urges mobile operators to boost spending on security measures.
AlcaLu Virtualizes Mobile Malware Security
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12/1/2014  |  Post a comment
Vendor's rebranded mobile malware software, Motive Security Guardian, is now being offered in the cloud.
New Juniper CEO Can Be Thankful for $14.5M
News Analysis  | 
11/25/2014  |  12 comments
Rami Rahim's compensation package is smaller than his predecessor was eligible for.
Mavenir's Stoke Buy: Cheap at Twice the Price?
News Analysis  | 
11/18/2014  |  6 comments
Mavenir is shelling out just less than $5 million in cash and debt for Stoke, a company that grabbed $92M in VC funding in under a decade.
Mavenir Buys Stoke for Security, Small Cell
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11/14/2014  |  Post a comment
The buy also gets Mavenir high-profile Asian customers like NTT DoCoMo and SoftBank.
Cloudmark Adds DNS Protection to Security Kit
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10/7/2014  |  Post a comment
Messaging security vendor sees an opportunity to steal market share from Infloblox, Nominum and others as it tweaks its security platform for DNS.
AT&T's Amoroso: Perimeter Security No Longer Enough
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6/12/2014  |  Post a comment
AT&T's chief security officer explains why a whole new approach to mobile network security is needed in a world of smartphones, the cloud, and virtualization.
AT&T's Ed Amoroso on Mobile Security
LRTV Documentaries  | 
6/11/2014  |  2 comments
AT&T Chief Security Officer Ed Amoroso outlines his vision for the future of mobile network security and discusses the topic with colleagues from AT&T Labs. This video was produced by AT&T and is available to the Light Reading community courtesy of AT&T.
Citrix Architect Heading for NFV Role at Intel
News Analysis  | 
5/23/2014  |  1 comment
Citrix's Mike Bursell revealed at Light Reading's Security Show in London that he is heading to an NFV role at Intel.
Security in a 4G, M2M World
Shades of Ray  | 
5/23/2014  |  7 comments
The technical and strategic considerations for securing today's mobile networks are legion.
Slide Show: Mobile Network Security Strategies London
Slide Shows  | 
5/22/2014  |  2 comments
Following success in New York, the Mobile Network Security Strategies conference debuted to London.
Telenor Connexion: Securing the Internet of Things
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5/21/2014  |  Post a comment
M2M-focused operators will need to think how to secure multiple networks as IoT evolves.
Securing EE's 4G Network
LRTV Interviews  | 
5/21/2014  |  2 comments
EE's director of technical security Peter Erceg talks about EE's approach to securing its LTE network, how it can benefit from that, and what vendors need to be doing to help operators.
Operators Take Network Security Seriously
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5/21/2014  |  Post a comment
The major mobile operators are taking network security seriously and even see it as a business opportunity.
Heavy Reading: Telcos Should Be Vocal on Security
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5/21/2014  |  2 comments
Carriers need to be more vocal on the mobile security they already provide customers, says Heavy Reading senior analyst Patrick Donegan.
Orange France Hacked
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5/8/2014  |  7 comments
Customer data stolen in security breach that could lead to phishing attacks on subscribers.
Data Loss Is the Worst Security Issue – TeliaSonera
News Analysis  | 
4/28/2014  |  1 comment
Nordic operator's chief security officer discusses the increasing security threat to communications service providers in a complex, smartphone-dominated, IP-oriented world.
Deutsche Telekom Aims for Security Advantage
News Analysis  | 
4/15/2014  |  5 comments
Deutsche Telekom is looking to profit from the heightened awareness of data security issues post-Snowden.
Arbor Unveils a Network Security 'DVR'
News Analysis  | 
3/18/2014  |  11 comments
Also: NSN and DT open security center; CSG offers crime-fighting software; Heavy Reading hosts a security show.
Mobile Security in a BYOD World
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/13/2013  |  2 comments
Michael Singer, associate vice president of mobile, cloud, and access management for AT&T's business solutions group, talks about the security challenges resulting from the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend.
Pics From Mobile Network Security Strategies
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12/12/2013  |  Post a comment
An AT&T keynote address dominated the proceedings at this year's Mobile Network Security Strategies event in New York -- see who was there!
The Role of Identity Management
LRTV Documentaries  | 
12/11/2013  |  2 comments
Mike Wood of Verizon Enterprise Solutions talks to Light Reading's Carol Wilson about the role of identity management in security strategies.
Network Security in a 4G LTE World
LRTV Interviews  | 
12/10/2013  |  3 comments
AT&T's chief security officer talks about the challenges facing network operators in an all-IP, 4G world.
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