MCMC looking into TM outage behind global Internet slowdown
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said it is looking into the issue of a Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) outage that reportedly caused a slowdown in Internet services across the globe.
Internet Society joins Alcatel-Lucent to boost Thailand’s infrastructure
The Internet Society has signed a memorandum of understanding with Alcatel-Lucent to provide equipment to support the development of the Bangkok Internet Exchange Point (BKNIX) through the Internet Society’s Interconnection and Traffic Exchange (ITE) programme.
Don’t rely on ISPs for protection, Fortinet warns organisations
Fortinet urged organisations to stop relying on Internet service providers (ISPs) to protect them from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.
Trust key for IXPs’ role in driving digital economies
There is a certain amount of distrust between ISPs as they compete for customers and seemingly have no uniting common interest, but trust within the community is needed to build up local economies, argued participants of a workshop at the on-going Internet Governance Forum, Gabey Goh reports from Istanbul.
Vulnerable home routers expose ISPs to attacks, especially in Asean
More than 24 million home routers on the Internet have open DNS proxies which expose ISPs to DNS-based DDoS attacks, and the greatest concentration of such compromised routers can be found in Asean and China, said US-based Nominum.
Rush to regulate data sovereignty hampering cloud growth in Asia
Asia's ability to capitalise on cloud computing will be jeopardised if governments continue to rush to regulate without giving adequate consideration to consistency across the Asian region, according to research commissioned by the Asia Cloud Computing Association.
Debate over Internet’s fate to light up in Dubai
The fate of the Internet and how it is governed is set to take the global stage on Dec 3 when the United Nation's 193-nation International Telecommunications Union  meets in Dubai for the World Conference on International Telecommunication (WCIT) to review a 1988 treaty.
Bandwidth throttling: It’s so last year
Bell Labs India believes one of its research projects may do away with the need for bandwidth throttling by ISPs – merely one example of how a technology developed for an emerging market may have a disruptive impact in a developed economy.
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