Category Archives: Network security

Meraki MX64 firewall - free if you attend a security webinar

A free Meraki MX64 firewall for attending a security webinar? – sign us up!

Meraki MX64 firewall - free if you attend a security webinar

Please note: when the webinars fill up, the link stops working until Meraki release new dates. We’ve often mentioned Cisco Meraki on this blog as one of the leading suppliers of cloud-controlled WiFi, routing, and security. We love working with Meraki systems for their ground-breaking features and their incredibly easy to use cloud-based management system, among other […]

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Stripe OLT Tips from the Helpdesk icon

If you have QuickTime installed on Windows, you need to uninstall now (Tip from the Helpdesk)

Stripe OLT Tips from the Helpdesk icon

  Apple has just announced it will no longer be issuing security updates for their QuickTime application on the Windows Platform. What does this mean? If you continue using QuickTime for Windows, you won’t be protected against current and future vulnerabilities. Not only that, but there are at least two vulnerabilities already known for QuickTime, which […]

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Number 100 to illustrate post about 100 days of 2016

100 days of 2016

Number 100 to illustrate post about 100 days of 2016

Every December and January, media outlets line up to reveal their predictions for the coming year. The big analyst players like McKinsey, Forrester, IDC and Gartner take a macro view and tend to deal with the bleeding edge of the industry,  while industry experts often discuss what they would like to happen in the coming […]

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Hybrid Cloud diagram

Data in the cloud? You still need to think about business resilience

Hybrid Cloud diagram

‘We’re fine – all our data is in the cloud’. Have these words ever come up in conversations about your organisation’s business resilience? Cloud is often touted as the magic solution to many business challenges, offering flexibility and agility for a fraction of the cost of running your own hardware, as well as protection against […]

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Finger touching people diagram representing blog post about data security and people leaving your company

Does your data stay put when your people leave?

Finger touching people diagram representing blog post about data security and people leaving your company

89% of employees moving on from a company still have access to at least one secure business application, according to a recent survey. The types of applications that businesses fail to secure include Office 365, Google Apps, MailChimp, WordPress and many others. Failing to close off access to data can cause major harm even when […]

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Lock and keyboard denoting blog post on how to protect yourself from ransomware

How to protect yourself from ransomware

Lock and keyboard denoting blog post on how to protect yourself from ransomware

We’ve seen a significant increase in the number of ransomware threats to clients’ businesses lately, reflecting what our virus/malware protection partners have been telling us. But how can you protect yourself from this malicious software? What is ransomware? Ransomware is malware that prevents you from gaining access to your own computer or files, and effectively holds […]

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