International Data Flows Face Uncertain Future in Europe

EU’s move last year to strike down the data sharing framework marked a setback for American companies


The flow of personal data across borders has been a contentious issue recently—and one that will see important developments in the coming months. As European leaders prepare to implement a new approach to regulating online transfers of data to and from the U.S., there is a lot at stake for both small and large companies.

AdaptiveMobile Says 80% of ‘Connected’ Devices Do Not Have Adequate Security

Security Market is Predicted to Evolve Alongside New Requirements Arising From IoT & Cloud Computing

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LATAM Operator Sheilds Businesses from Net Security Threats with Allot WebSafe

Allot Security-as-a-Service solutions addresses security concerns while delivering recurring revenue opportunities

Hod Hasharon, Israel

Allot Communications Ltd. a leading provider of security and monetization solutions that enable service providers to protect and personalize the digital experience, today announced that a leading communication service provider (CSP) in Latin America providing fixed, mobile and TV cable services, is using Allot WebSafe Business to power its network-based Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) offerings to thousands of businesses across the region.

Globe Telecom Takes Action Against SMS Spammers

Xura partners with Globe to rid network of over 300,000 spam messages a day


Xura, Inc. a leading provider of digital communications services, today announced that it is working  alongside Globe Telecom, a major provider of telecommunications services in the Philippines, to support the operator in its fight against SMS spam.    Globe selected Xura’s Spam & Fraud Control solution back in 2015, and is now blocking 300,000 spam messages a day, to protect its customers from unwanted messages.

EU, U.S. officials tackle last hurdles in data pact talks ahead of key deadline

New deal is crucial for the thousands relying on "Safe Harbor" to move data from the EU to the U.S


Brussels (Reuters)- European and U.S. officials are rushing to finalize a key data transfer pact days before a meeting of EU regulators who are poised to start restricting transatlantic flows of personal data used by firms in the billion dollar online advertising industry.

Congress to probe Juniper 'back door' exposure, possible U.S. involvement

Debate heats up after recent attacks by Islamic militants, known to exploit digital comms networks


San Francisco (Reuters)- A U.S. congressional probe into the impact of a hack of Juniper Networks Inc software will examine the possibility that it was initially altered at the behest of the National Security Agency, a lawmaker said in an interview on Thursday.

China's draft national security law calls for cyberspace 'sovereignty'

Sweeping law has broad implications for the ruling Communist Party's governance of society


BEIJING (Reuters) - China has included cybersecurity in a draft national security law, the latest in a string of moves by Beijing to bolster the legal framework protecting the country's information technology.

China has recently advanced a wave of policies to tighten cybersecurity after former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden disclosed that U.S. spy agencies planted code in American tech exports to snoop on overseas targets.

China blames hacking attack for recent Internet problems

Latest in a series of challenges businesses and individuals have faced going online in the PRC


BEIJING (Reuters) - A hacking attack using malware from overseas servers was to blame for Internet problems in China earlier this week that prevented users accessing a number of popular foreign websites, an official state-run newspaper said on Friday.

Social media users first reported on Sunday that they were being sent to software website and travel website when trying to access news websites like, news portal, and games website, among others.

Huawei CEO says Chinese cybersecurity rules could backfire

Xu says policies could hamper free competition and innovation and undermine security in the long term


SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) - China can only ensure its information security in the long run if it keeps its market open to the best technology products, be they foreign or domestic, Huawei's rotating chief executive Eric Xu told Reuters on Tuesday.

Xu's remarks are a rare example of a top Chinese CEO openly questioning the direction of Beijing's information security policy, already a source of concern for countries who fear it will limit opportunities for their technology firms.

Security: The Next SDN Frontier

A fundamental shift is happening in security technology

Recently I have been studying the approaches of many security technology firms, and what I've found is that a fundamental shift is happening in security technology: Security scanning and analysis mechanisms are starting to move from hardware appliances to the cloud.

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