Computer security is always a hot topic, but what do we mean by security and why do systems seem to be ever vulnerable. Comparing hardware to software helps understand vulnerabilities in software security.
As in all systems where there are opposed ideologies, there is a kind of cold war in which advances on one side need to be balanced by advances on the other. In encryption, the availability of increased computing power at low cost made it easier to break codes, but it also made it easier to create strong codes.
Once upon a time, the cause of data corruption would be accidental. A dropout on a tape or interference picked up on a cable would damage a few bits. Error correction was designed to deal with that.
Rohde & Schwarz is seeking to reinforce its market leading position with the latest addition to its portfolio – an all-in-one solution to cost-effectively extend ATSC network coverage.
The arrival of 5G brings both opportunities and challenges to communications, media and entertainment companies, as well as the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) working to support them.
The requirements for data transmission have changed out of all recognition since the early days of computing where the goal was simply to make something that worked. Today that’s the easy part.