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Cyber Criminal Activity Evolve into a Stunningly Efficient Machine

October 10, 2019

Smart phones, smart homes, and even Apple software are prime targets as botmasters discover and quickly exploit new vulnerabilities, says the latest NETSCOUT Threat Report IoT devices behind firewalls aren’t as safe as you think given that we’ve reported on proof-of-concept malware built to target those devices. It can take as little as five days […]

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Latest Threat Report Uncovers Targets for Cyber Criminals

October 10, 2019

NETSCOUT Systems, a provider of service assurance and security, today announced the findings of its Threat Intelligence Report for the first half of 2019. The report underscores how dramatically the cybercriminal business model has matured into an efficient, global operation and the increasing geographical diversity and proliferation of nation- state APT groups. It reinforces the […]

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Telecom revenue to rebound with 7% growth this fiscal: Crisil

July 7, 2019

CRISIL believes the Indian telecom industry will reverse a two-year declining trend with a 7% revenue growth in fiscal 2020. The turnaround will ride on an increase in average revenue per user (ARPU) by 11%, though the overall subscriber base is expected to shrink by 4%. A protracted tariff war has pushed ARPU to a […]

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Indian telecom industry may contribute 8.2% to GDP by 2020 by leveraging 5G

July 7, 2019

The telecom industry’s contribution to GDP is estimated to reach 8.2% by 2020, by when industry players are slated to also leverage 5G technologies to connect with global markets and ring in a fully networked, knowledge and services economy, the Economic Survey 2018-19 said Thursday. The Modi government plans to make India 5G-ready by 2020, […]

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5G Can Be The ‘Y2K Moment’ for Telecom Manufacturing in India

February 3, 2019
5G Can Be The ‘Y2K Moment’ for Telecom Manufacturing in India

Over the past 20 years, Indian telecom service providers have done a phenomenal job of providing voice and data services across the country at affordable prices. It is unfortunate that while we grew our telecom services sector, unlike China, we completely missed out on creating a vibrant domestic telecom equipment industry. This could have provided […]

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Going beyond the SD-WAN Hype in Asia: The early evangelists

February 3, 2019
Going beyond the SD-WAN Hype in Asia: The early evangelists

By Dipesh Ranjan, APAC Head, NetFoundry Businesses in Asia Pacific (APAC) are actively considering increasing their investments in networking technologies based on the cloud. In a study by technology analyst firm IDC they claimed that worldwide SD-WAN infrastructure and services revenues will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 69.6%, to reach $8.05bn […]

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Indian telephone subscribers increased by 2.24% in March

June 3, 2018
Indian telephone subscribers increased by 2.24% in March

The number of telephone subscribers in India rose from 1,179.83 million at the end of February to 1,206.22 million at the end of March, a monthly growth rate of 2.24 percent, data released by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) said. The urban subscription increased from 669.63 million at the end of February to 681.61 […]

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The Insidious Danger of Botnets: They Are Everywhere. They Are Multiplying

June 1, 2018
The Insidious Danger of Botnets: They Are Everywhere. They Are Multiplying

By Mike Spanbauer, Vice President of Research and Strategy, NSS Labs Mike Spanbauer said botnets drive attacks from DDOS to crypto-mining and crypto-jacking for coin mining. Attack targets are anything with a CPU. As for the impact of botnets: direct costs are high but the indirect effects are 10 times bigger. The issue is that […]

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We Must Secure the Internet of Things Before Someone Gets Hurt

March 5, 2018
We Must Secure the Internet of Things Before Someone Gets Hurt

Dick Cheney, the former vice president of the United States, famously disabled wireless access to his heart pacemaker because he was afraid that terrorists could induce a heart attack. In the 2007 movie “Live Free or Die Hard,” criminals blocked traffic and caused accidents by turning all of Washington, D.C.’s traffic signals to green. Those […]

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