News of Note—Corero, Bell, Akamai and more

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> Michigan freshman Representative Michele Hoitenga has introduced HB 5099, which would make it difficult if not impossible for Michigan towns and cities to build or improve local broadband networks, even in instances where local ISPs refuse to provide service. Broadband DSL reports article

> The cloud VPN market, according to MarketsandMarkets, is expected to grow from $3.25 billion in 2017 to $8.78 billion by 2022, at a compound annual growth rate of 22%. Release

> Corero Network Security, a leading provider of real-time DDoS defense solutions, announced today the availability of its SmartWall Network Threat Defense–Virtual Edition with full detect and mitigate capabilities. Release

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> Bell and Akamai Technologies announced a strategic partnership that expands Bell's broad portfolio of web security solutions for Canadian businesses with the addition of Akamai's leading web performance and cloud security products. Release

> Three specific solutions may help agencies successfully implement the federal Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure, writes Shawn Campbell, director of product management for SafeNet Assured Technologies. Federal Computer Week article

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