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ETSI creates Industry Specification Group on Securing Artificial Intelligence to mitigate threats

ETSI is pleased to announce the creation of a new Industry Specification Group on Securing Artificial Intelligence (ISG SAI). The group will develop technical specifications to mitigate threats arising from the deployment of AI throughout multiple ICT-related industries. This includes threats to artificial intelligence systems from both conventional sources and other AIs. The ETSI Securing Artificial Intelligence group was initiated to anticipate that autonomous mechanical and computing entitie...

Telefónica’s cybersecurity service for SMBs, powered by Allot and McAfee, prevents 80,000+ possible security threats

The Spanish SMBs subscribed to Conexión Segura Empresas have avoided more than 80,000 potential cybersecurity incidents since the solution was launched in May. Of those, more than 89% of blocks occurred when users tried to access risky domains or websites, as a result of ‘phishing’. Combating rising cybercrime “The service that Telefónica Empresas offers to its customers has been launched at a moment of high level of cybercrime, in which a new threat is created...

Telefónica partners with Allot to launch a network-based cybersecurity solution for consumers

Telefónica España, the Telecommunications Operator in Spain with a fixed and mobile network, together with Allot Ltd., a global provider of innovative network intelligence and security solutions for service providers worldwide, joined forces last year to deliver an innovative, comprehensive, network-based cybersecurity solution for consumers. The agreement was announced in February 2017. This initiative arises from the current market need for an advanced consumer-focussed security...