Posts tagged with: security

FCC sets timelines for Huawei rip and replace reimbursement

The Federal Communications Commission has set timelines for rip and replace reimbursement, where broadband providers can apply to participate in the $1.9 billion program that covers costs for swapping out existing Huawei and ZTE network equipment and services deemed national...

Revamped security council outlines 5G, open RAN, Wi-Fi priorities

The latest version of the FCC’s Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) held its first meeting to outline the federal advisory committee’s priorities. They focus on 5G network security, along with technologies like open RAN and virtualization. FCC Acting Chairwoman...

T-Mobile slinks back to normal levels after security breach

Last month’s data breach is still very much on the minds of T-Mobile and its investors, but the operator is starting to see things get back to normal, according to EVP and CFO Peter Osvaldik. T-Mobile revealed in mid-August that more...

Ericsson shutters R&D center in China as market share suffers

Ericsson is shutting down one of its five R&D centers in China, according to the South China Morning Post. The Swedish firm confirmed that it will divest its product research and development activities in Nanjing by November. Employees at the center, said...

T-Mobile CEO says hacker used ‘brute force’ attacks to breach IT servers

In a new update on Friday, T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert looked to reassure customers about a recent major data breach of the carrier’s servers, apologizing and providing a bit of information about what happened as well as steps it is...

Policy experts discuss open RAN security issues: Special Report

Open radio access network (RAN) technology has become so high-profile that the Biden administration mentioned it in its official dealings with the leaders of Japan and S. Korea. In April when President Biden met with Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, the...

Is T-Mobile’s data breach going to hurt subscriber metrics?

T-Mobile was recently hit by a major data breach, with personal information stolen related to more than 50 million current, former, or prospective customers. While the investigation is ongoing, there’s a question of if the carrier – which has been...

T-Mobile discloses 5.3M more postpaid accounts hit in data breach

The number of customers affected by the recent T-Mobile data breach continues to grow. On Friday T-Mobile disclosed that it determined data for an additional 5.3 million current postpaid customer accounts, as well has more than half a million former...

T-Mobile confirms unauthorized access to data, continues to investigate breach

After claims surfaced over the weekend of a massive customer data breach, T-Mobile on Monday afternoon confirmed that “unauthorized access to some T-Mobile data occurred” but hasn’t determined if personal customer data was involved and the carrier continues to investigate. Vice’s...

Verizon Ventures leads $20M funding round for network security startup SAM

Verizon Ventures and Blackberry led a $20 million series B round of funding to invest in SAM Seamless Networks, a network security company focused on safeguarding the growing number of connected devices. Existing investors Blumberg Capital, Intel Capital, ADT and NightDragon also...
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