Protecting routers from ‘the perfect storm’

As routers become more advanced and take a greater role in delivering advanced services, they also become an even more attractive target for bad actors. There should be few things that scare broadband service providers more than their router population becoming infected with persistent malware.
In this blog, we will cover the importance for ISPs to have a trusted and unclonable identity into each CPE in order to safeguard the integrity of their own network and services. Plus we will answer how ISPs can ensure that its CPE suppliers build the right security foundation into the CPE and that their CPE always runs the intended software, and any malicious modification is detected and efficiently remediated.

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Smarter workflow to reduce catch-up costs

With TV channels becoming more popular on streaming platforms, the costs of running OTT service are increasingly appearing on the radar of the CFOs. Reducing in content or customer experience investments are not likely, so the pressure shifts to the engineers to find smarter ways to run the services. In this article, I will look at the catch-up TV service and share my thoughts on how to reduce its associated CAPEX and OPEX costs.

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Irdeto & Quality Education

You’re learning every day. Every day! From the moment you come into the world, every day is a new learning experience. At Irdeto, we care about education and providing top quality learning experiences for our employees. We’re sharing snippets of what we’re getting up to internally in our pledge to deliver quality education to our employees.

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Reimagining the router: Friend or foe?

With the number of Wi-Fi enabled devices in each household rising, the ISP-provided WiFI modem (or Customer Premises Equipment, CPE) stops being the humble little box that enables broadband access for their subscribers. But if ISPs are to succeed with their connected home strategy, the CPE needs to be future-proof to be able to support a range of new and future services, and it has to address the growing threat of cybercriminals looking to breach both their subscribers’ home devices and their own infrastructure.
What mechanisms are available today? How can ISPs ensure securing the CPE is done correctly?

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Money talks: Calculating the benefits of connected home management

When talking about WiFi management or broadband security, should the first question service providers ask is “how much is it going to cost me?” Obviously a natural question for any business to ask when security is seen as a cost center. A better question, however, is “how much is it going to save me?” Until now, the financial case for Trusted Home has been made only with statistics about the average difference our customers see when they deploy Trusted Home. But now, we can quantify the benefits in currency terms, and we’re giving broadband service providers the chance to do it for themselves with our new Trusted Home benefits calculator.
The results are eye-opening.

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