THE FIRE TONES CAMPAIGN RAMPS UP WITH SUPPORT FROM CREDIT SUISSE

Fire Tones, the group formed by firefighters from the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, have received a boost to their fundraising efforts with a donation from Credit Suisse, the Swiss multinational investment bank and financial services company. This donation has been made as a direct result of the ongoing marketing efforts being…

An example of how to structure your data

A global engineering company was able to structure and send 12TB of data to secondary storage, within a 4-week period after implementing Moonwalk – without impacting other traffic on the link. The organisation also took advantage of the quiet Christmas period to send 90TB of data to Centera Archive Storage across multiple locations and varying…

Topsec Black Friday Promotion – Offer Extended

Topsec are currently offering the Email Filtering & Blended Threats Module for FREE for 12 months if you sign up before 23rd December 2018. A hosted email security solution is the best solution in the fight against hackers. Topsec’s Email Security operates at internet level, providing real-time scanning of all incoming emails to filter out...

VCW expands operations to meet increasing business demand

VCW Security is expanding to meet the increasing demand for IT security and infrastructure management solutions.  The company has announced the appointment of Mark Thomas as Regional Sales Manager and Gordon Laverick as Senior Business Development Manager. In these new roles, they will be responsible for building relationships with the channel reseller partners and providing...

Failover and Failback in 2018

Businesses today are spending millions of pounds on disaster recovery infrastructures. Business continuity is essential yet 60% of disaster recovery attempts end in failure.  There are a number of reasons for this, not limited to the complexity of infrastructures, numerous stakeholders, high change rates and disaster testing costs.  The situation is compounded by compliance issues including GDPR and businesses have no real way...

The complexities of keeping your DNS secure

DNS management has always been a complex task. The main issue is that it is often a convergence of two different disciplines - system administration and network management. You need system administration skills to compile nameservers, edit zone data files and configure files. You also need networking expertise with a detailed understanding IP addresses and...

Third Party Collaboration Tools: Data Controller

If you are a data controller and play a legal role in the decisions a organisation makes on processing personal data, no doubt you’ve suffered a headache or two assuring you are GDPR compliant. But how recently have you focused your attention on the third party collaboration tools your organisation uses?  Does your collaboration tool meet your compliance needs?  Third...

Connectivity 101: Understanding the Network TAP

It's not uncommon for network engineers to accommodate security and monitoring tools that only have one NIC card or input port. However, lawful intercept and more advanced threat defence systems require access to multiple points in a network to be able to see patterns. When this situation arises, an aggregation TAP is often the best...