Criminals have stolen or illegally obtained over 400 smartphones from Three UK over the past month as handset fraud has soared at the mobile operator.
By Katia Gonzalez, Head of Fraud Operations at BICS
UK consumers would be inclined to pay more for better telecoms services, to the tune of £1.45 billion per year in additional industry revenues, but half would terminate their contracts immediately in the event of a security breach, according to new research.
German consumers are underestimating security threats linked to their smartphones, even as their fear of institutional cyber attacks is at an all-time high, Deutsche Telekom has found.
TalkTalk has been slapped with a record £400,000 fine by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office for security failings related to last year’s cyber attack.
Orange has invested an undisclosed sum in enterprise-focused cyber security firm SecBi.
KPN has invested an undisclosed sum in local cybersecurity company SecurityMatters.
Swisscom has signed up to use a crowdsourcing-based fraud prevention platform designed to secure revenue streams and prevent network fraud.
By Yaniv Sulkes, AVP Marketing at Allot Communications
If you’ve been watching any of this summer’s exciting sporting action, chances are you would have done so on a mobile device.
The European Union is to invest €450 million in a new cybersecurity-focused public private partnership.
Operators that invest to improve reliability and protect consumers from privacy violations could see revenues grow faster than those that focus on opening up their networks to content providers, selling services or relying solely on connectivity, according to new research.
KPN has invested in a Dutch cyber security company after transferring its stake in Jasper Technologies to its inhouse venture capital arm.
The Internet of Things is a land of great opportunity for the cybersecurity industry, a research firm has said.
Deutsche Telekom’s new public cloud service has won a contract with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), while the operator has launched two new security services.
Vodafone has created a new business unit dedicated to selling cyber security technologies and advisory services to enterprises.
Orange has revealed it is in exclusive talks to acquire France-based IT security firm Lexsi.
BT will integrate Palo Alto Networks’ security platform into its enterprise portfolio after the two companies signed a cloud-focused deal.
BlackBerry has snapped up UK cybersecurity firm Encription, and launched a new cybersecurity practice to offer organisations new consulting services, tools and strategies.
The joint start-up incubator formed late last year by the innovation arms of European operators Deutsche Telekom, Orange and Telefónica, and Singapore-based SingTel, has been rebranded as Go Ignite.
Nokia Growth Partners (NGP) has closed a new US$350 million fund for investments in the burgeoning internet of things (IoT) market, taking its total available for new investments to $500 million.
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