Network Administration

The Top Online Security Measures All Small Businesses Should Take

Cybersecurity is important to all businesses that exist online. It allows them to operate without interruption from hackers' financial exploits. 

Even if your company is planning to use email or has a small website in mind, your business needs to integrate cybersecurity into that plan. 

The theft of data and sensitive information is becoming more common in fraud reports. According to Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report for Small Business, Ransomware has increased by 13% in a total of 25% breaches.

Fostering a culture of security is crucial in business. It can increase consumer confidence and maintain your business's online safety. 

Top Five Networking Trends for 2018

The top five networking trends that will shape 2018 are:

Security First

Cyber threats are becoming ever more sophisticated and increasing in volume. In addition, remote working or working across multiple sites and multiple devices, together with an increasing reliance on cloud-based applications, have all served to weaken traditional perimeter-based security.

Traditional firewall technology is no longer enough. Anyone designing or planning a new network deployment in 2018 must adopt a ‘Security First’ mantra, with security being embedded into the network elements and design.

Famous Four Media’s .LOAN has over 1,500,000 general and premium domain registrations

Famous Four Media, one of the world’s leading domain registry operators, is delighted to announce that its dot LOAN gTLD has surpassed 1,500,000 registrations! This represents another extraordinary milestone. Famous Four Media now has two registries with over 1,200,000 registrations under our management.

In addition to the amazing growth in the dot LOAN registry, FFM’s registries continue to outperform market expectations.

Fusion EMM now combines mobile and fixed device management into a single product

Leading software developer VXL Software has launched the latest version of its device- management suite, Fusion EMM, which can now manage not only mobile devices but also desktop and laptop PCs, servers and network-connected devices.

VXL Software has released the latest version of its market-leading device-management suite, Fusion EMM. Previously aimed solely at mobile devices, Fusion EMM now incorporates the key functionality of its sister product, Fusion UDM Premium – including the ability to manage PCs, servers and network-connected devices.

CPI’s new customer platform makes the move to Interoute’s networked cloud

CPI chooses European cloud services platform to unify its Information Systems across 20 sites in seven countries

Paris & London - July 19, 2016 - Interoute, owner operator of one of Europe’s largest cloud services platforms, has announced that CPI, a major European book printing specialist, has chosen to host its customer platform, (called Highway) in Interoute’s cloud. It will also switch the wide area network that supports the Highway platform to Interoute’s pan-European network. CPI Books has 20 locations across Europe, with 17 factories across seven European countries, five of which are located in the UK.

Cybersecurity: ironclad security for high bandwidths

Bandwidths in the gigabit range require new IT security solutions for data transfers. This is especially true for conventional Unified Threat Management (UTM) firewalls, which have limited performance. The new IT-security company Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity will be at this year's CeBIT to present an innovative solution that is the first to meet the challenges associated with higher bandwidths: the UTM+ firewall series with integrated next-generation engine. Like all trade fair innovations from Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity, the UTM+ firewalls take a proactive approach to security.

Are Industrial Control Systems the Latest Weapon in Modern Warfare?

Are industrial control and SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) systems the new frontier, not just for cyber-crime but also for cyberwar? Until recently, when you were at war with a country, you sent in your bombers. First they hit the military targets. Once they had finished those off, they would hit infrastructure, with attacks designed to destroy industry and demoralize the civilian population.

NGINX Launches NGINX Plus Release 8

NGINX’s Application Delivery Platform Adds New OAuth Authentication and Improved Tools for a More Seamless User Experience

San Francisco – January 19, 2016 – NGINX, Inc., the engine delivering sites and applications for the modern web, today announced the availability of NGINX Plus R8, the latest release of its application delivery platform. The update provides even more features to improve the delivery and operation of complex and high-performance web applications.