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Hamburg, Germany: After the biggest DDoS attack of all time was reported in late September, cyber-criminals wasted no time in mounting their next operation. Less than a month later, a further broad-based attack crashed major online services including Twitter, Spotify, Netflix and PayPal. As before, a large number of smart devices connected via the internet of things (IoT) were hijacked to mount the attack. They included everything from video recorders to home-based routers and manipulated webcams. These crimes are becoming more and more frequent, demonstrating that cyber-criminals have understood that the huge number of smart devices has the potential to cause major damage. After all, most connected devices are almost (or even completely) unprotected. This is why companies and individuals need to rethink the way they protect their devices. They need a strategic approach that starts from the internet itself – not the device.

Lisbon, PORTUGAL: People must feel safe and secure with the Internet of Things before it can reach its full potential - and there are a lot of things that still need to be addressed, Greenwave Systems’ chief scientist and technology evangelist Jim Hunter has warnedy.

London, UK: Enterprises across the globe are refreshing their network equipment earlier in its lifecycle in a move to embrace workplace mobility, Internet of Things, and software-defined networking strategies. In addition, their equipment refresh is more strategic, with architectural vision in mind. But despite the higher refresh rate, networks are getting less secure, largely due to neglected patching.

New York: Computop has released the findings from a recent study of consumers and their expected shopping behaviors this holiday season as well as their online security concerns. In a survey of over 1,900 consumers crossing the U.S. and UK, Computop found an overwhelming majority, 76 percent, planned to shop online this holiday season; however, 62 percent of those respondents overall don’t plan to shop on Cyber Monday, noting it doesn’t offer the deals it used to previously.

In response to reports that the UK's Tesco Bank stops online transactions after 20,000 hit by fraud and 40,000 were hit with fraud attempts:

Shane Stevens, Director of Omni-Channel Identity and Trust Solutions, VASCO Data Security, says: It goes to show the criticality of what each bank needs to do to protect their customers. Banks need to take a step back and assess all their endpoint access and all their layers of security. A thorough assessment must be done to validate their current code and gaps so that they can put together a security game plan that will drive advanced protection against fraudsters in the marketplace. Merely sharing security knowledge and communications from CEO to Teller and from Bank to Bank is no longer making the cut. It's time for executives to take action across all banks to drive a global convergence of intelligent security solutions, as customers and banks don’t know who to trust anymore and that's actually making it easier for cybercriminals to succeed.

● DIMETRA TETRA-based digital radio solution to ease network demand and enable different agencies to communicate in a unified manner

● Services to benefit and enhance public safety for government, law enforcement, border control, immigration, military and defence and other enterprise sectors such as oil and gas and transportation

● WAVE 7000 high-performance broadband push-to-talk to extend critical communications to broadband devices

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: Bravo, the critical communications arm of Saudi Telecom Company, has selected Motorola Solutions as one of its partners to build a nationwide public safety network based on TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked Radio) across the Kingdom.

Following the news that Tesco Bank has halted online payments for current account customers after thousands were affected by fraudsters, please find below a few comments for consideration: