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Our 2018 Charity Challenge

As a regional business with a loyal customer base, we appreciate the importance of giving back to our community.  This year we chose The Shakespeare Hospice as our charity partner and our fundraising efforts raised over £2,000.

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SonicWall Reveal RTDMI Innovation

The revoluntary technology detects and blocks malware that does not exhibit any malicious behaviour and hides its weaponry via encryption. By forcing malware to reveal its weaponry into memory, the RTDMI engine proactively detects and blocks mass-market, zero-day threats and unknown malware.

SonicWall President and CEO Bill Conner hosts CTO John Gmuender as they walk you through how SonicWall Real-Time Deep Memory Inspection (RTDMITM) technology mitigates today’s most dangerous chip-based and side-channel cyberattacks. The video provides engaging access to SonicWall’s top visionaries.

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2019 Cybersecurity Predictions

As we head towards the end of the year we take a look at  the cybersecurity predictions we that may become reality in 2019.

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The biggest breaches of 2018

ITProPortal round up of the most impactful cyber security breaches in 2018, including Facebook, Google+ and FIFA. Don't get caught out in 2019 - call us now on 0845 270 7744

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2019 Security Predictions from WatchGuard

WatchGuard released their 2019 security predictions with a humourous twist this year.   Discover the top 8 predictions and find out more.

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GCHQ issue Black Friday warning!

The countdown to seasonal shopping has begun and cyber criminals are even more excited about online deals than you are. GCHQ issue a warning and guidance!

 

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Top 4 Cyber Security Trends for next 12 months

Forbes have published an article written by Michael Zaic that looks at the cyber trends we need to look for during the next 12 months.

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How can we stop being cyber idiots?

The BBC news technology website has released an interesting article on this very topic, by Mark Ward and Matthew Wall. 

If you need help with the human risk in your network security chain please take a look at our solutions and call us on 0845 270 7744

 

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What we learnt from Cyber Awareness Month

Watch the video here for a roudup of what you need to remember from this month.

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October is European Cybersecurity Month

The EU’s annual awareness campaign takes place this month throughout Europe with the aim of raising awareness and promoting the importance of security through education, resources and sharing of best practice.

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Cyberscurity Trends: From one CEO to all CEOs

Bill Conner, President and CEO of SonicWall since 2016 talks through what CEOs really need to focus on in terms of Cyber Security. 

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3 NetThreat Vendors Win Big in 2018 Awards

Three NetThreat vendors; SonicWall, WatchGuard and KnowBe4 took top awards in The Channelnomics Security Awards 2018.  The awards, based in North America are a good indication of what's to come in EMEA.

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UK Business Warning - Upgrade Cyber Security

Ciaran Martin, the chief executive of the UK's National Cyber Security Centre has warned British business leaders to upgrade their cyber security defences, in an interview with the Financial Times. 

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Cyber Security - trends and news updates from SonicWall

SonicWall collects the cyber security industry’s most compelling, trending and important interviews, media and news stories..

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Firebox T15 - 5 STAR Industry Review

IT Pro, the industry leading technology news & review hub for IT professionals has awarded the entry level WatchGuard Firebox T15 a STAR review.

Read the view and ask us which Firebox is right for you.

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Hi-de-hack potentially impacts 34K Customers

Thousands of Butlin's customers may have been victims of a hack originating from a phishing scam.  This latest incident highlights the impact of human error.  The incident has been reported to the ICO.

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Password guru back tracks on advice

He got it wrong - 14 years after Bill Burr's definitive advice on passwords.

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Inside threats: The fall and rise 2018

New research by data security company, Clearswift have shown that whilst insider threats have decreased in the UK, US insider threats continue to rise.  A happy accident or a consequence of GDPR?

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Too confident about cyber security?

The vast majority of companies feel that their own security arrangements are the best they can be according to a recent report.   This is suprising given the ongoing growth in data breaches and lack of regular risk assessments.

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Hacker World Cup

A different kind of World Cup from WatchGuard...

Check out the contenders and cast your vote here!

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12 New Features from SonicWall

SonicWall expand in the mid-tier enterprise market with new and exciting cloud-based platform.

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3 Ways to Protect Your Data When Using Public Wi-Fi

WatchGuard have given 3 top tips on the ways you can protect your data whilst on the move.

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SonicWall Adheres to GDPR Requirements

See how SonicWall are GDPR compliant.

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SonicWall Voted Preferred Cybersecurity Brand

This year's CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis shows great results for SonicWall.

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Firebox T55-W Industry Review

Full marks for the T55 Wireless Firebox.

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SonicWall Looks Beyond Firewalls

Bill Conner reflects on the last 18 months and talks about the future for SonicWall.

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Latest SonicWall Data Shows Increases Across the Board

The latest cyberattack data from SonicWall shows increases for global malware, ransomware, TLS/SSL encrypted attacks and intrusion attempts.

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High Praise for WatchGuard's T35-W Firebox

ChannelPro Network reviews the WatchGuard T35-W Firebox.

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UK “Most Breached” Country in Europe

According to a survery of 400 senior security managers by cyber security company Thales, the UK is the most breached company in Europe.

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WatchGuard Win at the Channelnomics MSP Awards

It's more award success for WatchGuard, this time at the Channelomics MSP Awards. Read more to find out WatchGuard's reaction to their recent success.

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What is MU-MIMO Wireless Technology?

In their Wireless Security blog, SonicWall look at what MU-MIMO technology is and how it's different to the previous SU-MIMO technology.

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A Quarter of UK CNI Firms Have Suffered Cyber-Attack Outages

Over a third of critical infrastructure (CNI) outages in the UK over the past year were down to cyber-attacks, according to a new Freedom of Information request.

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Cyber Arms Race - What Does 2017 Teach Us About 2018?

This cyber arms race is aimed against governments, businesses and individuals alike, and it’s comprised of different types and forms of cyber attacks. These attacks grow more sophisticated each year...

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WatchGuard at RSA Conference 2018

WatchGuard will be at this years RSA Conference which takes place in San Francisco, California from 16th to 20th April.

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UK businesses urged to up their game against cyber crime

The UK home secretary, Amber Rudd, has declared that companies should be putting strong cyber security measures in place to keep their customers safe.

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WatchGuard Support Alert

WatchGuard's internal APT Blocker license issue process returned errors in license generation in February and March. Renewals are not impacted.

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WatchGuard Release Q4 2017 Internet Security Report

WatchGuard's final Internet Security Report of 2017 has been released.

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Most UK firms have no financial plan in place for cyber attacks

A Lloyds Bank survey shows that only a third of UK business leaders say they have a financial plan in place to counter the effects of a cyber attack.

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Cyber technology changes gear but so does Cybercrime

Cyber criminals are hot on the heels of the latest technological advances.  Utility services and the IOT are hot targets right now.

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Cyber attacks are one of the biggest threats to schools

New figures show that as much as a fifth of education establishments have been hit.

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Computer virus 'cocktails' used by hackers double in one year

A SonicWall study has found that the different malware 'recipes' used by cybercriminals increased by more than 100% in 2017.

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Partners must deploy tools that can spot malware, anywhere

WatchGuard encourage partners to take advantage of it's enhanced capabilities to detect cyberattacks in every part of a customer's network.

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Success for WatchGuard in CRN's 2018 Security 100

CRN have named WatchGuard as one of its 20 coolest network security vendors for the third year in a row as part of its prestigious 2018 Security 100 list. 

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SonicWall Wireless Webinar Recording

If you missed our free Secure Wireless Networking webinar on 28th February 2018 in association with SonicWall, or if you wish to see it again, you can view the recording here.

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The future of secure wireless networking is now!

Join us at 2pm on 28 February for the latest network security news. 

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WatchGuard Wins Four 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

WatchGuard took home 4 awards at the 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, including a network security gold award for their M470 firebox appliance.

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Winter Olympics Cyber Attack

The official Winter Olympics website was affected just before the beginning of the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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NCSC initiatives have prevented millions of online attacks

The National Cyber Security Centre's first annual report shows they have detected and prevented millions of online attacks.

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Major cyber attack on the UK, a case of "when, not if"

The head of the National Cyber Security Centre says a major cyber attack on the UK is a case of "when, not if".

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WatchGuard Total Security Suite Webinar

Join us on 30th January 2018 at 2pm for our free webinar on the WatchGuard Total Security Suite.

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WatchGuard's 2018 Security Predictions

WatchGuard have reviewed the last year in cyber security and predict what businesses should expect to see in 2018.

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SonicWall's Cyber Security Predictions for 2018

SonicWall reflect on the data trends of 2017 and reveal noteworthy trends they expect to see in 2018.

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GAV Outage for 11.10.5 and Earlier Software Versions

AV Signatures in 11.x releases.

With the release of 12.0, WatchGuard introduced a new GAV engine to take advantage of new AV industry technology and would discontinue support for older AVG engines in Fireware 11.x by January 2018. GAV signature support for 11.10.7 and above will remain in place until April 2018.

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