Jon Gold

Senior Writer

Jon Gold covers IoT and wireless networking for Network World. He can be reached at jon_gold@idg.com.

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Red Hat buttresses edge features in RHEL 8.4

Red Hat buttresses edge features in RHEL 8.4

New features in Red Hat’s latest enterprise Linux release emphasize the company’s focus on edge computing.

Organizations need to patch Pulse Secure VPNs

Organizations need to patch Pulse Secure VPNs

Vulnerabilities in Pulse Connect Secure VPN software have reportedly been exploited by attackers, some believed linked to China, to compromise networks.

5 top open-source infrastructure projects

5 top open-source infrastructure projects

Open source is at the heart of many technologies pushing enterprise infrastructure forward, and here are of the five most important.

Water-authority network upgrade spots  problems faster

Water-authority network upgrade spots problems faster

The need for greater visibility into remote systems helped prompt a large-scale network upgrade for the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority.

TCP/IP stack vulnerabilities threaten IoT devices

TCP/IP stack vulnerabilities threaten IoT devices

The latest in a long line of vulnerabilities in a key part of the networking stack threatens a major open-source operating system, printers and medical IoT devices.

5G: mm-wave signals could power self-charging IoT devices

5G: mm-wave signals could power self-charging IoT devices

Scientists at Georgia Tech have developed an antenna that can translate millimeter-wave 5G signals into usable electrical power.

Report: 5G network slicing could leave flaws for bad actors to exploit

Report: 5G network slicing could leave flaws for bad actors to exploit

Missing security-validation steps in network slicing design pose a risk of serious privacy and security breaches.

5G services: Another FCC auction to jumpstart carrier deployments

5G services: Another FCC auction to jumpstart carrier deployments

The FCC is auctioning off 100MHz more of mid-range radio-frequency licenses suitable for 5G services and to trying to make it easier for the winners to put them to use quickly.

Aruba chief: Enterprises must adjust to new normal of remote working

Aruba chief: Enterprises must adjust to new normal of remote working

Keerti Melkote, president and founder of Aruba, talks future networks, edge computing and 5G.

John Deere invests $500k in private 5G licenses to support flexible factory networks

John Deere invests $500k in private 5G licenses to support flexible factory networks

With FCC licenses it bought at auction, John Deere can move ahead with 5G now rather than wait 5-7 years for carriers to get around to providing it in rural areas.

Comcast: Internet usage spiked in 2020 as working from home doubled

Comcast: Internet usage spiked in 2020 as working from home doubled

A report released today by Comcast details the sharp upswing in Internet usage during the ongoing pandemic.

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