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AT&T leverages SDN transition for another service, Threat Intellect for network security

AT&T today announced a new network threat monitoring and management service dubbed Threat Intellect that the carrier said leverages its investments into software-defined network (SDN) technology and network functions virtualization (NFV).

Cisco sharpens focus on network security, stays positive on Brexit aftermath

Cisco is fine-tuning its network security portfolio, announcing several new products at its Cisco Live event that it says improve and simplify security within network infrastructure as well as at endpoints, utilizing the cloud.

CenturyLink enhances cybersecurity bond with state and local government customers via GSA schedule 70 contract

CenturyLink added its Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) product to the company's General Services Administration (GSA) IT Schedule 70 contract, making the service accessible to state and local government agencies.

Level 3 launches cloud-based Enterprise Security Gateway, aiming to reduce complexity, costs

Level 3 Communications has launched its Enterprise Security Gateway (ESG), a cloud-based network security system that addresses business customers' security needs as they transition to cloud services.

CenturyLink tapped by DHS to provide cybersecurity under expanded EINSTEIN 3 contract

CenturyLink was awarded an expansion contract from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to provide EINSTEIN 3 Accelerated (E³A) protections to U.S. federal civilian agencies, a win that illustrates its growing presence in the cybersecurity protection space.

AT&T: U.S. businesses suffered 43M security incidents in 2014, up 48 percent

AT&T said in a new report that businesses experienced about 43 million security incidents in 2014, up 48 percent from 2013. That equals 117,000 attacks daily, the service provider said.

DSL routers prone to remote hacking, says Carnegie Mellon University CERT report

It appears that hackers have found vulnerabilities in a number of DSL routers from four major manufacturers that allow the devices to be accessed remotely via a hidden administrator account. An alert issued by the CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) at Carnegie Mellon University revealed that DSL routers from Asus, Digicom, Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT), and ZTE are affected by this issue.

Charter website has huge privacy hole, security researcher claims

A young security researcher says he's uncovered a vulnerability in a Charter Communications customer service site that could expose sensitive customer information.

House measure proposes help for companies experiencing cybersecurity attacks

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a measure that should help companies deal with the privacy and financial issues surrounding cybersecurity attacks.

SCTE's Dzuban on bringing down cable's electric bill and protecting its networks from hackers

He drives a Jeep, and by all accounts, he's an outdoorsman. But don't be fooled by the aggressive energy-savings initiative Mark Dzuban is spearheading. Energy 2020, a wide-reaching cable-industry push to reduce electrical power consumption by at least 25 percent by the year 2020, is as much about hard economic reality for the cable business as it is about tree-hugging. What's at stake? By Dzuban's estimates, more than $1 billion.