May 4, 2016

100 Million Brazilians Disconnected from WhatsApp – Network Intelligence to the Rescue!

I was abroad this week when Brazilian court has ordered mobile operators in the country to block WhatsApp for 72 hours due to a dispute over access to encrypted data (the decision was reversed and service restored a day later). WhatsApp refused to turn over chat records related to a drug investigation to the courts, claiming these records are not accessible following the newly implemented end-to-end encryption capabilities.
March 30, 2016

DDoS Mitigation – Protecting Network Walls from Falling to Enemy Cyber Attacks

Many organizations, including financial institutions, gaming companies, telecom networks and other enterprises, experience DDoS attacks even though they are equipped with a Firewall and IPS. Ironically, during a DDoS attack these security functions are likely to become the weakest link of the entire network security.
March 23, 2016

About Cyber-attacks, Hacktivists, and Security Solutions

In the 21st century, cybercrime is rampant with hackers stealing and using data from individuals, companies and governments for their personal, financial or political gain. In particular, government agencies and large corporations are prime targets for organized hacker groups (“hacktivists”) such as Anonymous.
December 30, 2015

Two Top Trends for Service Providers to Watch (and Embrace) in 2016

The coming year will be an exciting one for Service Providers on many levels. In our previous blog posts, we already covered some trends that will […]
November 10, 2015

Your Data is Talking – It’s Time to Listen and Engage!

CSPs are under constant pressure to be proactive all the time, since they need to stay ahead of the competition and are facing challenges on a daily base. But first and foremost, they need to keep their subscribers happy - not an easy task!
November 4, 2015

The Responsible Internet – Time for Action!

“There are two equalizers in life: the Internet and education”. I remember this famous John Chambers quote from the 1990s. Since then the Internet has provided a platform for businesses to address global markets. In fact, it has become the number one source of knowledge that is accessible to all.
October 13, 2015

The Fine Art of Protecting Subscribers Including Our Kids – Network-based Solutions Anyone?

Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. Well, I would like to add a third one: online threats.
September 24, 2015

“There is gold in them thar networks”…and I agree!

I agree with Jim Martin, and it’s even more relevant today than it was back then. Beyond providing us with worldwide 24/7 connectivity that we have […]
August 25, 2015

The Hidden Snag in Windows 10

As reported around the world, Microsoft’s launch of Windows 10 “did not break the Internet”. If we look at the bandwidth it consumed, it amounted to […]
August 5, 2015

WhatsApp Voice – Muy Popular!

Two months have passed since my previous blog about WhatsApp voice, so let’s circle back and see where we stand now. An interesting region to look […]
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