Back to the future: bringing the cloud back on-premise

07 December 2023

Mark Grindey, CEO, Zeus Cloud UKBSS

Buying the myth
Organisations of every size, across private and public sector, have bought into the idea that a shared IT infrastructure offers better value for money than a dedicated, on-premise set up. As a result, the UK cloud computing market is now worth £7.5 billion, dominated by just three vendors, and with a big problem: the cost of public cloud services is typically double the equivalent on- premise set up, and significantly less secure and well supported than an on-premise alternative.

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Is cloud old news?

06 December 2023

Cloud has been a staple in the IT world for quite some time, but as with any established technology – has it seen better days?

Why cloud?

Cloud computing has become an essential part of modern business operations and offers businesses a host of excellent benefits.

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Phishing top attack technique

05 December 2023

Hornetsecurity’s Cyber Security Report 2024 highlights the growing threat of cybercriminals using harmful web links in emails.

An analysis of 45 billion emails found a 144% increase in this type of attack compared to last year, rising from 12.5% of all threats in 2022 to 30.5% this year. It is phishing, however, that remains the most common email attack technique. Its use increased by nearly 4 percentage points this year, rising from 39.6% to 43.3% of all email attacks.

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Google apps most vulnerable to malware

05 December 2023

Netskope Threat Labs has released a report warning the retail sector to be vigilant that, unlike other industries where Microsoft OneDrive is both the most popular app used and the most popular app for malware downloads, Google apps are the main conduit for malware in retail.

While OneDrive is the most popular app used in retail, Google Drive and Google Gmail took the top two spots for malware delivery in the sector. Trojans are the primary attack mechanism, tricking retail users into downloading other malware payloads. Many of the malware families aim to steal banking information, credentials, personal information, and credit card information.

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