The most valuable doorway for connecting Africa does not only offer access to the largest infrastructure and high value services, it also protects illicit traffic related to child abuse web content.
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Telecom Review launched at the 12th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit which was held on March 29th in Beirut, Lebanon, a special edition on 5G cyber threats and solutions that aims to explain more about the relevance of cybersecurity in light of 5G deployment.
In a consumer-led society, data is constantly and rapidly increasing knowing that whatever we need is in the palm of our hands. With the increased dependency on smartphones, it is no wonder that data usage has been increasing at such an unprecedented rate.
The 19th Middle East Network Operators Group Meeting and Peering Forum (MENOG 19) recently ended on a high note in Lebanon, after participants from across the region and beyond spent two days discussing the most pressing issues currently facing the internet and communications industry. The regional forum brought together 250 key players in the region’s internet network operations, along with 100 remote participants, for two meeting days on 3-4 April in Beirut.
A prominent technology thought-leader from the United Kingdom has called for a more human approach to AI in order to dispel fears that widespread automation across industries globally will lead to multiple job losses. Chris Pope, VP Innovation at ServiceNow has said that AI is fundamentally all about humans, and said we need to recognize how machines can make our lives better.
Salam Yamout, ISOC Middle East Regional Director has dismissed claims from Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg that the internet needs to be regulated.
The American University of Beirut (AUB) and The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC) pledged to continue their e-learning partnership to give undergraduate students the latest skills and knowledge in internet networking technology. This academic collaboration between the AUB and the RIPE NCC is the first of its kind. Over the past year, the two organisations ran a pilot project which incorporated e-learning material developed by the RIPE NCC in the computer networks undergraduate course at the AUB under the guidance of Professor Haidar Safa. This project helped bring high-quality training material, on par with courses given to networking professionals globally, into the AUB classrooms.
By: Wangsu, Regional Vice President of Marketing, Huawei Technologies
We are all aware that 5G, the next generation of the telecommunication standards is around the corner. From an end user standpoint, who is not aware of the possible applications of this new technology the usual response will be – so what? Here we will try and answer this basic query in simplistic terms
Security has long been a priority, and with the world becoming even more connected, it has become clear to what extent security is important. However, only lately has it been making headlines, notably with the Huawei vs. US case, and with 5G closer than everyone expected.
The Reseaux IP Europeens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC) – the independent, not-for-profit membership organization that supports the infrastructure of the internet through technical coordination in Europe, Middle East and Central Asia, will shed light on pertinent issues concerning the growth directions of the internet community in the Middle East at the meeting of the upcoming Middle East Network Operators Group and Peering Forum (MENOG 19). The event, which will take place in Beirut from 3-4 April 2019, will discuss major concerns connected to routing, the domain name system, peering, Internet Exchange Point (IXP) development and ongoing progress in the deployment of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) across the region.