News of Note—AT&T’s cybersecurity business; Qualcomm’s 5G platform

news of note

Here are the stories we're following today:

> AT&T said it completed its previously announced acquisition of AlienVault and as a result put AlienVault President and CEO Barmak Meftah in charge of its new AT&T cybersecurity solutions business division. Release

> Qualcomm said it developed a “flagship mobile platform” for 5G phones, combining its Snapdragon X50 modem with an unnamed 7-nanometer system-on-chip solution. VentureBeat article

> The FCC’s CAF-II auction is now over; the names of the winners will be released in the next few days. Telecompetitor article

> Telecommunications networks are a proving ground for cybercriminals and their malware, according to Lastline's Global Threat Intelligence Network. FierceTelecom article