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NATO Agrees Cyber Attack Could Trigger Military Response

(EurActiv) — NATO leaders agreed on Friday that a large-scale cyber attack on a member country could be considered an attack on the entire US-led alliance, potentially triggering a military response. The decision marks an expansion of the organisation’s remit, reflecting new threats that can disable critical infrastructure, financial systems and government without firing a […]

Internet
Internet


The Future Internet And Multimedia Services

MDEA Networks Institute announced Friday the completion of the MEDIANET research project, which it claims has accomplished remarkable scientific advances in the optimization of network and multimedia services that will enable the evolution towards a future internet geared towards video streaming. Video traffic over the Internet will nearly triple by 2018 and is evolving from […]

Internet
Internet


Staving Off Traffic Jams Along The Information Super-Highway – OpEd

By Timothy Karr There was no vacation for the Internet this summer. While many Americans slipped away to the beach, Internet users were busy defending the openness of a network that has become this era’s engine for free expression, ingenuity and just about everything else. The threat comes from Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, […]

Slovenia
Slovenia


Embedding Cutting Edge ICT Infrastructure In Slovenian Schools

(CORDIS) — Slovenian students will soon be able to enjoy the convenience and benefits of surfing the internet in their schools and research institutions thanks to a new €14.7 million EU-funded project to install fast internet via fibre optic cables. At least 455 schools and 621 research institutions across the country stand to benefit from […]