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.

State sponsored hacking is now business as usual

State sponsored hacking is now business as usual

Written by on March 20, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Between the CIA’s cyberespionage arsenal, and the Kremlin-backed state sponsored hacking, do we need a new rulebook? GCHQ spies have called an emergency summit with British politicians following warnings that Russia state sponsored hacking groups have the capabilities to use cyberattackers to disrupt the next General Election. According to The Sunday Times, unnamed sources say […]

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Unlimited data plans, propaganda and the art of brinkmanship

Unlimited data plans, propaganda and the art of brinkmanship

Written by on March 17, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Sprint’s CFO says the unlimited wars on data is not sustainable. Now that all four major U.S. carriers are offering unlimited data plans, and the unlimited wars are truly underway, who will be the first to fold? According to Sprint CFO Tarek Robbiati, providing unlimited data at current prices cannot continue. Being CFO means that […]

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Oil and gas increasingly under cyber attack

Oil and gas increasingly under cyber attack

Written by on March 14, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Energy Cyber Security professionals are under pressure from relentless hackers. Oil and gas companies, including some of the most celebrated industry names in the Houston area, are facing increasingly sophisticated hackers seeking to steal trade secrets and disrupt operations, according to a newspaper investigation and energy cyber folks are under the gun. A stretch of […]

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Verizon and its content strategy – they don’t need no, um, TV

Verizon and its content strategy – they don’t need no, um, TV

Written by on March 8, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

CFO Matt Ellis says that the Verizon content plan is to stick with short-form content and sports that it has run on its go90 mobile streaming service. While telecom giant AT&T has agreed to acquire Time Warner for $85.4 billion, the Verizon content strategy dictates there is no need to buy a big entertainment company, Verizon CFO […]

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MWC17: digital transformation takes centre stage. Thoughts?

MWC17: digital transformation takes centre stage. Thoughts?

Written by on March 6, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Has Digital Transformation finally come of age? In a surprise twist, digital transformation took the top spot at this year’s Mobile World Congress. The usual suspects, the big handset vendors just couldn’t make an impact this year. With Samsung still reeling, LG and Huawei were left (here) to plug the gap, but the shine just […]

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Our industrial systems are still not secure, we should be afraid…

Our industrial systems are still not secure, we should be afraid…

Written by on March 1, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Securing Industrial systems is not a simple task, nevertheless its critical and must be addressed. The idea that vast swaths of a country could be thrown into chaos due to an attack are the stuff of Hollywood blockbusters or nightmares, but don’t overlook the fact that it could very well happen. In the past two […]

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Medical identity theft is dangerous and on the increase

Medical identity theft is dangerous and on the increase

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

One in four U.S. consumers (26 percent) have had their personal medical information stolen from technology systems, according to results of a survey from Accenture released today covering medical identity theft. The findings show that half (50 percent) of those who experienced a breach were victims of medical identity theft and had to pay approximately […]

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T-Mobile and Jio show how to be two steps ahead in innovation

T-Mobile and Jio show how to be two steps ahead in innovation

Written by on February 16, 2017 in Guest Blog with 1 Comment

While T-Mobile and Jio operate in starkly different conditions, they are both driving their own brand of innovation. What’s great about T-Mobile and Jio is they tend to plan two steps ahead. Whether they think “outside the box” or they are just playing a different game, the results most often make an impact that competitors […]

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Facebook demonstrates just how serious it is about ‘video first’

Facebook demonstrates just how serious it is about ‘video first’

Written by on February 15, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Facebook is the company that never sleeps. OK so they were late on mobile, but let’s call that a lesson learned. They seem to have very clear strategies to win at just about every game they are prepared to play. The game plan for the Facebook future is clear: Continuous innovation and sustained domination. Facebook […]

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Cyber security compliance in the age of constant cyber threat

Cyber security compliance in the age of constant cyber threat

Written by on February 10, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Cyber security compliance and survival in 2017 While cyber security compliance does not translate to a risk free, air tight, ultra-secure environment, it is a starting point. In a CIO poll, conducted last year, of more than 1,100 security executives around the world, 91 percent of respondents consider their organization to be vulnerable to internal […]

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