EnGenius launches Cloud To-Go

11 September 2020

EnGenius has launched Cloud-To-Go, which allows cafés, clinics, stores and various other businesses to do straightforward but flexible network management on-the-go through a mobile App.

It provides non-IT staff a simple way to configure, monitor, and manage networks without complicated processes and settings, giving a quick device setup, visualised monitoring UI and smart management.

To register a device, users just need to scan a QR code which then sets up a Wi-Fi with SSID Wizard. There are also advanced settings for a more detailed configuration if needed.

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Calligo makes second Irish acquisition in six months with Itomic Voice & Data

15 July 2020

Calligo, the end-to-end managed data services provider, has acquired Itomic Voice & Data a Cork-and Dublin-based IT managed services provider, specialising in delivering IT solutions and maintenance.

The purchase is Calligo’s seventh acquisition in three years and follows January 2020’s acquisition of Dublin-based DC Networks. These two acquisitions combine to make Calligo one of the largest IT managed service providers in Ireland. “With the addition of Itomic Voice & Data, we are now one of the largest IT service providers in Ireland, with sizeable presence in both Cork and Dublin – Ireland’s two largest economic regions – and the capability to serve businesses throughout the country,” said Julian Box, founder and CEO of Calligo. “We focused our current expansion strategy on Ireland because of its growing number of innovative businesses developing new data-reliant tools and services. We believe Irish businesses stand to gain enormously from our services and expertise, particularly in international data privacy.”

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Anti-scam service sees a million reports

15 July 2020

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has thanked the public as it revealed that thousands of scam websites have been taken down after being flagged to its Suspicious Email Reporting Service.

Launched in April, the NCSC said the service has already surpassed one million reports from users. The scheme involves an email address – report@phishing.gov.uk – to which members of the public can quickly forward any emails they feel are potentially scams for analysis by security experts. NCSC chief executive Ciaran Martin said: “Reaching the milestone of one million suspicious emails reported is a fantastic achievement and testament to the vigilance of the British public.”

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Honda hit by cyber-attack

15 June 2020

Japanese car-maker Honda said it is dealing with a cyber-attack that is impacting its operations around the world.

Honda currently runs a factory in Swindon, where it makes its Civic cars, which is due to close in 2021. The company has confirmed that work at the UK plant has been halted alongside a suspension of other operations in North America, Turkey, Italy and Japan. However, it added that it hoped some of the affected sites would go back online this afternoon or later this week.

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