Keysight joins forces with Nokia to demonstrate the 800GE readiness and interoperability public test

Keysight Technologies has collaborated with Nokia to demonstrate the public 800GE test, validating the readiness of optics for service providers and network operators. With the move to the 800GE pluggable optics on front panel ports, interconnect and link reliability requires a new round of validation cycles to support carrier-class environments. These high-speed interfaces create a […]

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Banking malware threats are increasing sharply

Banking malware threats are sharply increasing as cybercriminals target the rising popularity of mobile banking on smartphones, with plots aimed at stealing personal banking credentials and credit card information, a Nokia report reveals. The report, based on data aggregated from network traffic monitored on more than 200 million devices globally, showed an 80%, year-on-year increase […]

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XDR: Security’s new frontier

As enterprises transform their IT environment and workforce, finding the right security approach is critical for success. Without the proper protective measures in place, moving services to the cloud can introduce a great deal of risk. For a truly future-ready security solution, enterprises should think outside the box. Enabling enterprises to go above and beyond […]

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New infosec products of the week: June 11, 2021

Expel for Microsoft automates security operations across the Microsoft tech stack Expel for Microsoft automates security operations across the Microsoft tech stack, including Active Directory, AD Identity Protection, Azure, MCAS, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Office 365 and Sentinel. Prisma Cloud eliminates dangerous blind spots and frees security teams from alert fatigue An ideal CSPM solution […]

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Nokia NetGuard XDR and MDR provide CSPs with stronger protection for their 5G networks

Nokia announced it has launched its NetGuard XDR Security Operations platform and MDR services to provide communication service providers (CSPs) with stronger protection for their 5G networks, as well as new, revenue-enhancing security offerings. As CSPs disaggregate and open their networks and industrial enterprises increasingly connect more of their mission critical assets, security challenges are […]

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5G slicing will generate $20 billion in revenue

5G slicing is a crucial enabler of new business models and a key concept to empower the potential of 5G. Communications Service Providers (CSPs) can slice their network assets using different criteria such as mobility, security, or traffic types. Using network slicing, CSPs can offer varied service levels of network availability, throughput, latency, level of […]

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The 5G toolbox of defense

For the mobile communications industry, security has always held a prominent role. However, the onset of 5G – which introduces new network architectures, services and devices – raises the stakes and increases the challenge for network operators. 5G is set to affect almost every aspect of life through hosting more critical infrastructure and enabling the […]

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Network traffic and consumption trends in 2020

As COVID-19 lockdown measures were implemented in March-April 2020, consumer and business behavioral changes transformed the internet’s shape and how people use it virtually overnight. Many networks experienced a year’s worth of traffic growth (30-50%) in just a few weeks, Nokia reveals. By September, traffic had stabilized at 20-30% above pre-pandemic levels, with further seasonal […]

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