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.

FCC postpones IoT security rules, awaiting new administration

FCC postpones IoT security rules, awaiting new administration

Written by on December 12, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The FCC has backed down from planned rules on IoT security. The FCC “had to postpone some of the next steps in this combined approach in light of the impending change in administrations.” IoT security plans have been shelved for now. The plan, which lays out the FCC’s “risk reduction program” for IoT, says the […]

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Outgoing FCC team tries to uphold net neutrality, stop zero rating

Outgoing FCC team tries to uphold net neutrality, stop zero rating

Written by on December 7, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

FCC says zero-rated video plans are violating net neutrality. Is the a disturbance in the force or the death throws a crumbling empire? Well the looming change in administration has not slowed down the FCC one iota. They are still out there doing their thing. The FCC is downright unhappy at Verizon and A&T and claims […]

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2017 prediction time: first, cyber security trends

2017 prediction time: first, cyber security trends

Written by on December 6, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Cyber security predictions are already coming in hard and fast for 2017. This seems to happen earlier and earlier each year. We thought we’d bring you the best of the best Cyber Security Predictions for 2017. BeyondTrust has put together a top 10 list of predictions for 2017, you can find the full list here. BeyondTrust’s […]

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Australians exceeding their data limits to the tune of $146 million

Australians exceeding their data limits to the tune of $146 million

Written by on November 30, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Australians have collectively racked up $146 million in excess data charges this year. The new survey of 2,005 Australians found the number of smartphone owners regularly exceeding their monthly data cap has doubled in the past 12 months and now sits at 13.4 per cent – equivalent to 2.4 million Aussies. This represents an extra […]

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Wheeler, the future of net neutrality – and his job

Wheeler, the future of net neutrality – and his job

Written by on November 21, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Tom Wheeler said he has made no decision regarding stepping down as FCC Chairman. “I think it’s an important thing to remember that taking a fast, fair, and open Internet away from the public and away from those who use it to offer innovative new services to the public, would be a real mistake,” Wheeler […]

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AdultFriendFinder hack dumps dirty data on black market

AdultFriendFinder hack dumps dirty data on black market

Written by on November 15, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The AdultFriendFinder Hack compromised over 400 million accounts representing 20 years of customer data. The AdultFriendFinder hack reportedly compromised a massive 412 million accounts, email addresses and passwords from its websites, dumping them on the black market. Deleted account information breached and stolen The massive data breach shined light upon another sensitive matter: it seems […]

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At last security for the IIoT is high on the agenda – for most

At last security for the IIoT is high on the agenda – for most

Written by on November 8, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Mounting cyber security threats against the reality unprotected Industrial Internet (IIoT) are being tackled from several directions. In late September the IIC published the Industrial Internet Security Framework for Securing Industrial IoT. With the goal of enabling and accelerating the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has placed security high on […]

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Mirai hijacks headlines as well as major websites

Mirai hijacks headlines as well as major websites

Written by on October 31, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Mirai malware once again hijacked headlines last week as it was identified as the tool behind last week’s massive DDoS attack. Earlier this month October, a hacker published the source code of the Mirai malware online for everyone to use, modify and abuse. The Mirai malware was created to automatically search the internet for unsecured IoT/connected […]

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Will Verizon get a discount after Yahoo hack disclosed?

Will Verizon get a discount after Yahoo hack disclosed?

Written by on October 17, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered what the real cost of a data breach is?  Verizon says Yahoo hack is grounds for discount. Just a few days ago we mentioned the Yahoo Hack, the biggest data breach known to date. Verizon said that Yahoo’s massive data breach that was disclosed three weeks ago was a significant event […]

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Facebook pitches Free Basics to the US Government

Facebook pitches Free Basics to the US Government

Written by on October 13, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Facebook Free Basics has already proven divisive, to say the least! Some countries have dropped the service while India banned it completely! Facebook has been talking to White House officials about if when and how they will be able to launch Facebook Free Basics in the US without inviting regulatory complications. Facebook Free Basics application is […]

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