Jonathon Gordon

Jonathon Gordon

Jonathon has been lurking around the Telecoms and Internet space for the last 20 years. He is now a man on a mission – that being the reformation of the Industry Analyst business. He is working with his co-conspirators on transforming the Industry Analyst world forever as an Expert with EMI.

Analysing the true cost of a security breach – hold tight!

Analysing the true cost of a security breach – hold tight!

Written by on November 23, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

What can make a grown CISO quiver in hits boots? The gathering of ominous, dark clouds of the dreaded security breach are rapidly sending businesses for cover! Many of the reported cyber-attacks have caused significant downtime, not to mention long-term reputational and financial damage. The rehabilitation process is more significant than you might imagine (here, here & here). […]

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Exactly why has Kaspersky fallen foul of US lawmakers?

Exactly why has Kaspersky fallen foul of US lawmakers?

Written by on November 2, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Kaspersky has fallen foul of US lawmakers. According to the WSJ, Hackers working for the Russian government stole details of how the U.S. penetrates foreign computer networks and defends against cyberattacks after a National Security Agency contractor removed the highly classified material and put it on his home computer with Kaspersky antivirus installed, according to […]

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The increased cyber security threat brings with it career opportunities

The increased cyber security threat brings with it career opportunities

Written by on July 28, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Internet technology tends to be anything but stagnant. Ever evolving, with new trends, tools, techniques, and innovations, particularly when it comes to cyber security. The scope and opportunities are wide and varying, cyber security is an incredibly diverse field for anyone considering it as a career.  Of course, any prospective candidate will require the right […]

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Anatomy of a security breach – what is the real cost?

Anatomy of a security breach – what is the real cost?

Written by on July 5, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

What can make a grown CISO quiver in hits boots? The gathering of ominous, dark clouds of the dreaded security breach are rapidly sending businesses for cover! Many of the reported cyber-attacks have caused significant downtime, not to mention long-term reputational and financial damage. The rehabilitation process is more significant than you might imagine (here, here […]

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Here’s an action list for the new Chief Information Security Officer

Here’s an action list for the new Chief Information Security Officer

Written by on June 26, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

As an industry, we now have a plethora of high profile breaches that we can point to when we discuss the impact of not taking security seriously enough. From Home Depot and Target to Sony picture and Yahoo and the list goes on.  When names like Wannacry and mirai become water cooler conversation, well that […]

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What is going on with the US Telecoms mega merger scene?

What is going on with the US Telecoms mega merger scene?

Written by on June 26, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

As we put the proverbial pen to (digital) paper, US telecoms merger talks and considerations are underway. We recently discussed (here) the on-again, off-again now on-again telecoms merger between the now very familiar dance partners T-Mobile and Sprint. According to Bloomberg and Handelsblatt, the prospective partners are more excited than ever. German newspaper Handelsblatt reported […]

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The cost of unlimited data is having a bad effect on the bottom line

The cost of unlimited data is having a bad effect on the bottom line

Written by on June 12, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The sharp U-turn by US operators is having a serious impact as unlimited data costs effect the bottom line. All the major US wireless carriers have recently rolled out unlimited plans (here) and the sudden about face is taking a toll according to Cowen and Company Equity Research. The unlimited data costs are being felt. […]

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Hackers are just patriotic Russian artists says Putin

Hackers are just patriotic Russian artists says Putin

Written by on June 2, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that patriotic Russian cyber hackers may have attacked countries their own initiative. Putin, speaking to international media at an economic forum in St Petersburg, was answering a question about allegations Moscow might try to interfere in this year’s German elections. He claims these patriotic Russian cyber hackers were in […]

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A data breach can cost a company a lot, certainly its CEO

A data breach can cost a company a lot, certainly its CEO

Written by on May 30, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The Target data breach of 2013 also led to the resignation of longtime CEO Gregg Steinhafel and hurt the company’s sales and profits. If you have ever wondered what the real cost of a data breach is, well now you know. Target corp will pay $18.5 million to 47 states, including California, and the District […]

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Unlimited mobile data plans in the US push revenues into the red

Unlimited mobile data plans in the US push revenues into the red

Written by on May 26, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The rise of unlimited mobile data plans and intense price competition, push US Mobile data revenues into the red. For the first time in 17 years, carriers’ quarterly revenue from US mobile data plans declined from the previous year, wireless market analyst Chetan Sharma noted in his report on results from the first three months […]

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