The European Commission is getting ready to impose trade sanctions on Chinese telecom gear makers Huawei and ZTE over what it sees as illegal subsidies, Reuters is reporting. The latest moves might be what is needed for the Chinese government and telecom firms to sit up and take notice.
LAS VEGAS--I took a tour on Wednesday of the temporary InteropNet network set up to supply the communications needs of this IT conference and trade show and was impressed that companies which are often battling for enterprise customers were able to cooperate to deploy this massive wired and wireless network.
As cybersecurity threats mount, enterprises are scrambling to find ways to protect their networks and data. One tried and true security approach, known as identity and access management (IAM), enables firms to secure corporate networks, applications and data while enabling BYOD and cloud computing
In its annual Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), Verizon is painting a discouraging picture of the cybersecurity landscape. Large-scale financial cybercrime and state-sponsored espionage dominated data breaches in 2012.
Instead of crafting a data-sharing bill that would enhance the security of networks and computers while protecting Americans' privacy, sponsors of CISPA would rather dismiss opponents of the act as "14-year-old Tweeters in the basement" and thwart changes that would make the legislation more palatable not only to privacy advocates but also Democrats in the Senate.
Whether the changes go far enough to satisfy Democrats in the Senate remains to be seen. It is likely that this year's bill will suffer the same fate as last year's bill, passing the Republican-controlled House but not being voting on by the Democratically controlled Senate.
The controversial House cybersecurity bill, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, will be debated behind closed doors next week.
Congress has finally put some bite into its allegations that the Chinese government is putting back doors for industrial espionage into telecom equipment made by Chinese telecom equipment firms Huawei and ZTE.
ORLANDO, Fla.--The topic of WebRTC emerged over and over again at EnterpriseConnect this week. The conference kicked off on Monday with a full day of WebRTC panels, billed as a "conference-within-a-conference."
Next week, I'll be heading to the Enterprise Connect conference and trade show in Orlando, Fla., where WebRTC is going to be a major theme for the first time at the conference.