Telecommunications firms like to talk up all the great things that so-called 5G cellular networks will bring to smart phones. But what new kinds of Internet of Things use cases may become possible? And, just as important, what are the security implications of massively distributed IoT endpoints connected to capacious 5G cellular infrastructure? Jason Ortiz of the cybersecurity services firm Pondurance joins us to talk about the impact of 5G on the IoT.
In-brief: A hidden, backdoor account affects a line of VoIP gateways made by DblTek, researchers from TrustWave found. The manufacturers fix, however, may not solve the problem.
In-brief: AT&T is partnering with Gemalto to offer lifecycle management features for Internet of Things devices, as the telecommunications giant targets automotive telematics, infotainment, and smart safety services.
In-brief: cellular gateways made by Sierra Wireless may be susceptible to the Mirai malware, the Department of Homeland Security warned on Wednesday.