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By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/15/2016
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.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/14/2016
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.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/9/2016
Level 3 Communications' Chief Security Officer Dale Drew says service providers, manufacturers and even consumers must combine to halt botnet woes.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/2/2016
NEW YORK -- Service Provider & Enterprise Security Strategies -- The recent massive DDoS attacks using Internet of Things devices are rallying the cybersecurity industry to the cause, ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/2/2016
NEW YORK -- Service Provider & Enterprise Security Strategies -- Ed Amoroso, AT&T's recently retired chief security officer, predicted on Thursday that there will be a major and ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/1/2016
NEW YORK -- Service Provider & Enterprise Security Strategies -- Merger and acquisition activity may be financially rewarding but it can actually create and contribute to enterprise ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 9/8/2016
When most male executives retire from a long-time job, they brush up their golf game, plan exotic travel, tackle the "honey do list" or find a beach somewhere to just sit.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/29/2015
Much of my work in the past year has been on Light Reading events, so it's not surprising that some of my most memorable moments of 2015 happened on the stages I helped set. Here's a look ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/22/2015
As last week's news clearly shows, there are constantly new threats to the telecom network and the technology on which it's built. The most serious of those seems to be the compromise of ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/17/2015
The growth of polymorphic attacks, which change over time or use one kind of attack to mask another, is forcing the telecom industry to reshape its view of cyber security to be broader in ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 12/16/2015
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.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: 5G, IoT & Apple iPhone

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The pod has a special guest this week in the form of telecoms consultant William Webb, who joins Scott along with the no-less special Iain Morris of Light Reading. They start by noting that, even by recent standards, the 5G hype reached hysterical levels in the build-up to MWC Americas. They move on to IoT and contemplate whether operators are even capable of ...
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How TIM's O&M Strategy Impacts Its Digital Transformation Program

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At Huawei's OTF 2018 event, Paolo Chiozza, Assurance Senior Director of Wholesale Operations at TIM (Telecom Italia), talks about network operations and maintenance (O&M) trends and how the operator's O&M strategy plays a key role in its digital transformation program.
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MWCA Day 2 Recap: '5G' Rolls Out & We Roll On

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Still weary from walking in LA, Light Reading's Phil Harvey and Dan Jones look straight into 5G and offer an artistic interpretation of carrier deployment strategies.
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Fortinet Addressing Security Challenges Around 5G

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Ronen Shpirer, Senior Manager of Solutions Marketing, EMEA at Fortinet, discusses how customers are dealing with a lot of change and uncertainty that is being brought about by digital transformation. Fortinet provides solutions to the challenges that Communication Service Providers and Managed Security Service Providers face, including some of the biggest security ...
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MWCA Day 1 Recap: 5G Is Here…?

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Phil Harvey, Gabriel Brown and Mitch Wagner bring you the truth about 5G from downtown LA.
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Verizon's Bill Stone: 5G Is Really Coming Home

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Bill Stone, Verizon's VP of Technology Development & Planning, said the carrier's 5G Home launch is a huge step forward for the industry as it shows 5G's potential – and Verizon's advantage in having fiber, wireless and mass market service experience.
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Parallel Wireless Deploys Open vRAN Across the Globe

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Parallel Wireless Founder & VP of Development Kaitki Agarwal talks to Light Reading about how the company's multi-technology Open vRAN is being deployed by operators globally to reduce cost and complexity.
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The Telecoms.com Podcast: Puzzling Times

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Jamie and Scott are joined by Ray from Light Reading, who kicks things off by analyzing why the big telecom vendors seem to be stepping up their M&A activity – spoiler alert: it's all about automation and being cloud-native. Conversation moves seamlessly on to the jigsaw puzzle that is 5G as, more than any previous generation, a lot of pieces have to be in place ...
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Why Tier 2/3 CSPs Are Being Sidelined

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The evolution of the communications service provider (CSP) sector is creating a schism between the large, resource-heavy Tier 1 operators and the smaller Tier 2/3 players, says TM Forum Chief Analyst Mark Newman.
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The Operational Challenges of 5G

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Heavy Reading senior analyst James Crawshaw talks about some of the challenges, such as power management, that will arise as 5G networks are deployed, and suggests that AI and analytics tools will be needed to help automate an increasing number of operational processes in a 5G world.
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Huawei OTF 2018 Day 2 Highlights

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Attendees split into five tracks on Day 2 of Huawei's Operations Transformation Forum to discuss various topics such as broadband, customer experience management and digitized operations.
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Turkcell's CEO on the Potential of 5G

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Kaan Terzioglu discusses digital transformation at Huawei's annual OTF event.