The 7 Deadly Threats to 4G

March 1, 2016

Machine-to-machine (M2M) communications and over-the-top (OTT) content New apps and services are also connecting new categories of embedded wireless devices to create a rapidly evolving “Internet of Things,” providing growth and revenue opportunities for carriers in the face of declining margins in established lines of business. These machine-to-machine systems attach to networks (including the Internet) in many ways, but wireless networks often present an optimal form of connectivity, enabling: remote industrial control systems (ICS); location and tracking of transportation and logistics; broadband delivery of third-party video and gaming content; wireless thermostats; health applications and services; innovative home automation; and much more. Typically built with limited power, processing, and memory resources, these devices require specialized security. Attackers will target such underprotected M2M systems to disrupt critical infrastructure or commit fraud.

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