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Introduction

Vendors, telcos, security experts, and Internet content providers (ICPs or OTT providers) are all addressing security with more gusto as breaches are becoming more complex and sophisticated.

Highlights

  • Identity theft, industrial cyber-espionage, botnets, and critical infrastructure attacks are among the most serious threats to cybersecurity
  • We’re more connected than ever before, and we're starting to expect always-on broadband network connectivity wherever we go. It’s nice to have these fast pipes, if they’re secure. Fortunately there are signs that the industry is taking cybersecurity more seriously and directing money at the problem.

Features and Benefits

  • Discusses cybersecurity trends in telecom networks and recent industry action
  • Identifies security-related opportunities for CSPs

Key questions answered

  • What is needed to start tackling the cybersecurity problem?
  • What role can telcos and other CSPs play in securing enterprise networks?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • We don’t trust the network, but we use it anyway
  • Prudence needed for online safety and prevention
  • Many opportunities exist for CSPs in security arena
  • Industry starting to fight the cybersecurity beast

Appendix

  • Further reading
  • Author

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