2021 Brings Changes for 5G and Consumer Cybersecurity
People are accessing business assets over unsecured connections, substantially increasing the risk of cybersecurity attacks. Exacerbating the issue is 5G’s increasing adoption, which, because of its architecture, opens a multitude of new entry points for attacks. This combination leaves businesses, mobile subscribers, and 5G networks more vulnerable to cyberattacks than ever before. What can be done?
Dish to use Allot for 5G security
With Allot's network intelligence and security solutions, DISH's 5G network will be optimally equipped to continually evolve its security posture and enable the network to automatically serve, act, and adapt.
Implementing a successful security-as-a-service offering for mobile customers
With their considerable in-house cybersecurity expertise, their existing relationship with consumers, and the right tools, operators can help subscribers mitigate cybersecurity risks with minimum effort and minimal action on the part of the consumer.
Dealing With Cybersecurity Attacks and Bandwidth in the COVID-19 Era
COVID-19 has put communication service providers (CSPs) on the frontlines of upgrading network traffic performance, as well as protecting subscribers from cyberattacks.
SMBs face up to cybersecurity risk in remote work era
When Covid-19 first spread globally, businesses were fearful of what it meant for their work environments as they shifted to remote working. Many have become more accepting of work-from-home (WFH) as a long-term solution, but that doesn’t mean their networks are equally prepared.
Consumers would like to view internet connectivity as a trusted utility
CSPs are well positioned to capture a clearly defined opportunity by meeting their customers’ unmet need for protection against growing threats, such as phishing and malware.
Mitigating DDoS attacks with network function virtualization
Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are more than an inconvenience; they paralyze operations and cause significant direct and indirect costs to those affected. Network function virtualization (NFV) is a game-changer that can help CSPs to effectively addresses DDoS attacks.
More time online at home means more cyber attacks
Cyber threats are rising and falling along with the amount of time spent at home and online due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The new wave of infections and lockdowns meaning that people spend more time online and experience more attacks, according to Allot’s security report for the third quarter of 2020.
Securing the 5G User Plane
Because of the number of devices supported and a more complex architecture, 5G opens even greater security challenges for communication service providers. This creates the need for an effective solution that protects the network in real-time.
Telefónica fortifies SME cybersecurity with McAfee and Allot
Telefónica's SME cybersecurity service, which is called Movistar Secure Enterprise Connection Service, protects Spanish SMEs by preventing employees from visiting dangerous websites. It also prevents the fraudulent capture of data and identity theft on fixed and mobile devices.