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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailFor ultra low latency services, as enabled by incoming 5G technologies, multi-access edge computing (MEC) is a must. It provides the means to reduce latency, by degrees, as the compute …

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private-sector cybersecurity

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailA previous article in this series discussed government efforts for cybersecurity. This article will give a rundown on some of the major standards development organizations (SDOs) in the area of …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailNetwork slicing, allowing for multiple network layers on top of a single shared infrastructure, is arguably the most significant capability of incoming 5G technologies. It brings brand new business opportunities …

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cybercrime

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailCountering cybercrime is a daunting challenge, not only because there are so many cybercriminals but also because they are so technically sophisticated. A 2014 ZDNet article stated that organized cybercrime …

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RCS conformance test

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailIn the 5G firmament, the constellation of ultra-reliable low-latency communications (URLLC) shines brightest and newest. The other star clusters, outlining enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB) and massive machine-type communications (mMTC), do …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail“5G will do the boring stuff first”. The low-latency pyrotechnics that will fire the industrial sector into a new gear for the first time will come much later. The version …

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smart sensors

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe most advanced factories in the world are in Europe and Asia, according to a new review of smart manufacturing by the World Economic Forum. Just one of the top …

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cyber threats

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThere was a time that physical attacks by one country on another occurred only during open war. In the past few decades, however, cyber attacks on critical infrastructure continue to …

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5G

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe physics of time-division duplexing in radio communications means 5G could, in certain frequency bands, struggle to achieve the ultra low latencies it promises. Worse, in some markets, regulatory forces …

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cyber threats

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailIf you want to do real harm to a country attack its infrastructure — utilities, for example — and its economic base — its industry. In the United States both …

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