Security

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But it’s Just a Light Bulb, Does it Need All This Security?

August 2, 2018

A version of this blog was published by S&P Global Market Intelligence. In IoT security, one of the common arguments is about “how much security” a given device needs (as if we could measure that in grams). The typical example is usually a light bulb. The objective in asking the question this way is usually to […]

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Blockchain Enters the Cable Industry

May 3, 2018

A version of this article appeared in Broadband Library.  Blockchain is one of today’s most discussed and visible technologies. Some technologists consider blockchain to be the most significant technological innovation since the dawn of the Internet. Many researchers have begun to see blockchain applied to Internet of Things (IoT) security, providing better consumer control and […]

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Cable’s Role in Cybersecurity

October 19, 2017

The cable industry does more than just provide internet connectivity for millions of customers: it also plays an active role in driving security in the broader internet ecosystem. Cable operators have a long history of successfully defending against attackers seeking to steal service, customer data and video content. The cable industry has been protecting the […]

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IoT Security – Insight on Trends, Challenges and the Road Ahead

August 17, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) industry isn’t part of the “Near Future” – it’s already here and growing rapidly. The Wall Street Journal hails IoT as the next Industrial Revolution and, according to Cisco, there are currently 4.9 billion connected devices today with an expected 12 billion by 2020. The fully matured result of this […]

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ETSI Security Week: Securing Networks Requires a Global Perspective

June 22, 2017

Cyber attacks are on the rise and a threat to critical infrastructure around the globe. CableLabs along with other service providers and vendors are collaborating through European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) to ensure best practices are consistently deployed in regards to these attacks. Take a look at any cyber attack and consider where the attacks […]

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The Benefits and Challenges of a Connected World

April 18, 2017

On April 12, CableLabs hosted an Inform[ED] conference in NYC focused on the emerging IoT security landscape. This open event brought together business leaders, key technologists, and security experts from multiple industry sectors, academia, and government. They shared in-depth views of IoT’s evolution and the increasing security, privacy and policy challenges arising from the ongoing […]

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How The Dark Web Affects Security Readiness in the Cable Industry

March 16, 2017

The darknet, dark web, deep web, dark internet – exciting catch-phrases often referred to by analysts and reporters. But what are they? What is the dark web? The dark web is a network of networks that overlays the Internet. One of the most common dark web networks is The Onion Routing Network, or Tor. Used […]

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Cybersecurity Improving the Customer Experience

February 15, 2017

Most of the time businesses view cybersecurity as a burden on their product line or enterprise operations.   There is a general acceptance that security is a high-risk area that the businesses cannot ignore but is viewed by many managers and business leaders as not adding value to their bottom line; a cost akin to regulatory […]

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