network security

Researchers Warn of Security Flaw in Philips Hue Smart Bulbs

Researchers Warn of Security Flaw in Philips Hue Smart Bulbs

A team of researchers from software company Check Point have released a report that highlights a potential security flaw in the Philips Hue smart bulbs. The report, released last week, shows how a team of researchers working with the help of the Check Point Institute for Information Security (CPIIS) in Tel Aviv University were able to hack…

UK Grants Huawei Limited Role in National 5G Spectrum

UK Grants Huawei Limited Role in National 5G Spectrum

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that Chinese tech giant Huawei will be granted a limited role in Britain’s 5G cellular network, despite the fact that the United States has been calling on its allies to exclude the company. Huawei, who Britain referred to as a “high-risk vendor”, will be allowed into non-sensitive parts of…

NEC Enhances NeoFace Security with BlackRidge Tech

NEC Enhances NeoFace Security with BlackRidge Tech

NEC Asia Pacific has teamed up with a US-based network security firm to help shore up the defenses of its smart city platform. The company has signed on as a reseller of BlackRidge’s cybersecurity solutions, with a focus on the latter’s TAC Identity Device. TAC-ID is a two-port, in-line network device that is designed to…

Gemalto to Provide eSIM, Communications Security Tech for French Ministry of Interior

Gemalto to Provide eSIM, Communications Security Tech for French Ministry of Interior

As French security forces move toward 4G communication networks, and prepare for the 5G revolution to come, the Ministry of Interior has selected Gemalto to deliver SIM, eSIM, and cellular subscription management solutions. The aim is to ensure that public safety personnel will have constant, reliable access to communications networks, and the ability to switch…