Telco’s revenue growth over last few years is not promising


Global telecom companies revenues grew 2% YoY in 1Q17, to US$443.6bn. A modest recovery in mobile revenues is the primary factor, with Japan, Brazil, and Australia among the best performers. By contrast, India, China, the US, and several other big mobile markets declined in 1Q17. The decline in the US is particularly worrisome. The telecommunication industry continues to face considerable headwinds in the face of … Continue reading Telco’s revenue growth over last few years is not promising

US Cybersecurity Framework – Common concerns


US Cybersecurity Framework – Common Concerns Spending on security continues to increase. Recent Wall Street Journal article says, “Global cybersecurity spending by critical infrastructure industries was expected to hit $46 billion in 2013, up 10% from a year earlier, according to Allied Business Intelligence Inc.” President Obama released E.O. 13636 on Feb. 12, 2013 including Sec. 7. Baseline Framework to Reduce Cyber Risk to Critical Infrastructure … Continue reading US Cybersecurity Framework – Common concerns

Cyber risk to US, China relations


GOOGLE’S fight with Chinese censors could become a US-China showdown over cyberwarfare as claims emerge about the size of Chinese attacks on US commercial and defence systems. The Chinese-originated attack on Gmail accounts of human rights activists that made Google threaten to leave China was ”probably insignificant” compared with the ”theft” of source code and data from Google and at least 33 other leading technology … Continue reading Cyber risk to US, China relations