23 November 2020
Cyber-attacks are on the rise, impacting organisations more than ever. As per a recent survey by Barracuda, researchers have observed a 667% increase in spear-phishing attacks since the end of February, 2020 with the damage related to cybercrime projected to hit US$6tn annually by 2021.
Threat actors are actively using Covid-19 social engineering themes to try to take advantage of remote workers, health concerns, stimulus payments, trusted brands, and more. With the explosion in remote working and cloud adoption, we believe cybersecurity is an essential foundation for enterprises to thrive in a digital-first post pandemic era.Find out more
19 November 2020
Wi-Fi is the most popular wireless networking protocol and has existed for more than 20 years. Yet the layer two surface of the seven-layer Open Systems Interconnection model (OSI), where Wi-Fi starts its initial connection sequences, has remained largely undefended from many cyber threats because there are no industry standards or common methods for testing the security efficacy of Wi-Fi access points. It is also because the market has prioritised performance over safety for way too long.
Because shockingly very little cyber security protection exists at layer two, even a rookie hacker armed with tools that cost under £150 tools and one of the many YouTube ‘how-to’ videos, could potentially steal passwords, files, intercept emails, install malware and much more.Find out more
19 November 2020
Spectrum, the Cardiff-based broadband service provider, has secured a landmark investment from Infracapital, the infrastructure investment arm of M&G Plc and one of Europe’s leading infrastructure investors.
The deal provides cornerstone funding and enables Spectrum to push forward with its ambitious plan to build full fibre broadband infrastructure across south Wales, transforming the digital landscape for underserved communities within the region.
18 November 2020
Parallels, the cross-platform solutions vendor, announced the immediate availability of the public technical preview of Parallels Remote Application Server18, which it says simplifies end-user computing for service providers (SPs) and enterprises.
The new Parallels RAS 18 integrates industry-preferred FSLogix Profile Containers for more robust and proficient user profile management and advanced session metrics, including Parallels’ own User Experience (UX) Evaluator, to provide IT admins with superior user session management capabilities. Additional new features, including built-in automated image optimisation and a new web-based management portal, will be added to Parallels RAS 18 when it launches in December.