Tag: data security


How to Draft a Useful Data Security Policy

February 14, 2024

Via: No Jitter

A consultant colleague recently reached out with some questions on how to craft a good organizational information security policy. I’ve got experience with this, as a graduate-level legal instructor, a lawyer, and someone who frequently talks to communications technology practitioners. […]

Modern Media, Unified communications

Strategize for Success in Future with Stable Call Center Outsourcing Vendors

July 16, 2020


As far as call center work is considered, stability plays a very important role. If you partner with several call center outsourcing vendors, you would compromise the integrity of the whole process as every vendor will operate differently. On the […]

Networks & Systems

Network privacy concerns increase as COVID-19 forces remote work

March 26, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

As homes around the world increasingly become offices and classrooms as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the news has been awash with headlines detailing the impact of such a shift on our networks. Network traffic is increasing, resulting in […]

Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media, Networks & Systems

MetTel bows new cloud service that includes mobile security and compliance for enterprises

March 10, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

MetTel on Tuesday took the wraps off of its SD-M service, which was designed to bring some of the benefits of SD-WAN to mobile workforces. SD-M provides actionable insight and control of factors impacting performance, costs and security of mobility […]

Internet, Modern Media

Getting to 5G: Importance of Data Plane Acceleration

February 5, 2020

Via: No Jitter

In part one of this series, we explored networking slicing and virtualization, as well as their importance to 5G. Part one examined the challenges and requirements for networking management in this new world of 5G and what capabilities such infrastructure […]


CenturyLink wins U.S. Department of Defense Learning Network EIS contract

January 22, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Score another government win for CenturyLink. Coming on the heels of last week’s $1.6 billion contract with the U.S. Department of Interior, the telco announced it has won a task order to provide secure connectivity to the U.S. Department of […]


Verizon Business throws a zero trust lasso around its private IP networks

November 22, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon Business is throwing a shield around its private IP networks by embedding its software-defined perimeter (SSD) technology to create a zero trust architecture. Verizon’s zero trust technology blocks connectivity to servers and applications from unknown devices, which makes corporate […]

Networks & Systems

Seven Ways to Achieve Enterprise Mobility Program Success

November 13, 2019

Via: Telecom Reseller

For today’s technology managers, enterprise mobility is an evolving standard and a moving target so to speak. Managing devices and maximizing savings simply doesn’t cut it anymore – excellence is measured by new metrics like internal user satisfaction, business enablement […]


Cybersecurity global forum FIRST suspends Huawei

September 19, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Huawei has been temporarily suspended from membership in the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST.) FIRST suspended Huawei based on legal advice following changes last month to U.S. export rules, according to an exclusive story by The Wall […]


Windstream unloads legacy EarthLink internet assets for $330M

January 2, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Windstream has sold off its legacy EarthLink consumer internet business for $330 million in cash to private equity firm Trive Capital. The deal, which was announced Monday, provides a cash infusion for Little Rock, Arkansas-based Windstream after it agreed in […]

Networks & Systems

Q&A: AT&T’s Pacewicz says more work needs to be done on standardizing VNFs

November 26, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

While there has been some progress in regards to standardizing virtual network functions (VNFs), they are still not living up to their full potential, according to AT&T’s Roman Pacewicz. Pacewicz, AT&T’s chief product officer, spoke to FierceTelecom on the sidelines […]


Telefónica refreshes startup program to focus on more mature companies

September 21, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Telefónica is retooling its startup accelerator program with more of a focus on companies that have mature business models that dovetail with the telco’s own roadmap. Telefónica launched its Wayra startup accelerator program back in 2011, but in today’s announcement […]


Windstream Enterprise’s SD-WAN service scores PCI DSS compliance

September 18, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Windstream Enterprise is laying claim to being the first service provider in the nation to garner a compliance designation for its SD-WAN service. Windstream announced today it that’s SD-WAN service has met the standard for the Payment Card Industry Data […]

Networks & Systems

Automation deemed most important network trend: report

August 23, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

The networking world is changing rapidly as new technologies and techniques proliferate, according to the 2018 State of Network Management Report from network analytics vendor Kentik. Much is new and organizations are struggling to figure it all out. “As more […]

Modern Media, Networks & Systems, Unified communications

Consumers find mobile operators to be trustworthy with their data—report

July 12, 2018

Via: Fierce Telecom News

While the recent abuse of personal data by Facebook has eroded public trust in social media platforms, mobile operators are still in good standing, according to a study that was released today. The study by Openet found that 53% of […]