Healthcare is one of the largest and most innovative industries, yet its spending level in cybersecurity is alarmingly lagging compared to others. When you think of it, it really is staggering! Technology here evolves at […]
With the internet of things (IOT) adoption wider than ever before, companies are constantly developing new devices for our increasingly connected environment. Now is the time to offer more than content to your subscribers! Long […]
Cable companies, pay TV operators and telcos are often called service providers for the principal reason that they are not selling media and entertainment – they are selling a service. One of the most valuable assets they hold is a direct physical link into people’s homes and an ongoing monthly billing relationship.
From a pure business perspective that means anything a service provider can leverage to boost bandwidth usage and ARPU is fair game.
A group of U.S. senators recently introduced a new bill (the ‘‘Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017’’) to address security vulnerabilities in connected devices. While this is a positive step toward improving baseline security for all devices bought and used by the government, it magnifies a much larger issue that is prevalent today in industries that are increasing their product’s connectivity to the Internet. Let me explain…