UK reports fibre growth, but it’s still a postcode lottery

by Ofcom The UK is making steady, if not world-beating, progress in the rollout of full fibre, but residents’ ability to connect is still highly dependent on where they live. New figures from Ofcom show that 14% of UK homes had access to full fibre broadband, as of May this year. That’s an increase of […]

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Remote working into the future

Enforced remote working has permanently changed business thinking For many, coronavirus has been disruption but for others it has been about survival. Workplaces not safe, demand non-existent. It’s clear we can’t just pick up where we left off and permanent remote working look ever more likely for many businesses. Remote working is here to stay: Although […]

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Don’t take your eye off the ball…

The CIA elite hackers were so preoccupied with building cyber weapons they neglected to secure their own systems… With “Vault 7”, the CIA could hack into any device with a suite of tools designed to read and copy data from electronic devices. Unfortunately their “woefully lax” security procedures  allowed those weapons to be stolen by hackers. The leaked […]

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Introducing Pink Connect Cloud

The start of your cloud migration journey Migrating your organisation to the cloud can seem a daunting task. You may ask: What do you need to transform your business for the future that’s already started? How can you make it robust and easy to understand and manage? How do you plan the migration? How will […]

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Things are not always what they seem…

When things look familiar, it’s easy to proceed without checking. This is where one mouse click could kill your business… With millions working from home with little or no meaningful Internet security, it’s been ‘open season‘ for Cybercriminals. Malware first launched 5 or 10 years ago is again getting huge traction as home and small business routers […]

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Hackers revive ancient malware to hit remote workers

Social Engineering Malware is again growing in popularity – because it still works! Hackers are using years-old malware for fresh attacks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The result? A surge of remote access spyware, trojans, botnets, keyloggers, many highly dangerous. They rely on social engineering and phishing campaigns to spread in a shift to remote working. • NetWiredRC, […]

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Work from home – securely

The new “Normal” –  Working from Home… The new Criminal “Normal” – Easy passwords, no meaningful security, easy Phishing… With Sensitive Data on Company Laptops, its easy pickings for criminals to take advantage of the lax, or non-existent home security staff are using to access company data and cash. You always lock your house because […]

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Is the House of Commons modern and efficient?

MPs, like many business, might be turning their backs on what’s possible… ​MPs’ attempts to follow the government’s own advice to work from home has, by all accounts, been a success. It’s an example of the fascinating dynamics at play with MPs using Zoom to remote-into parliamentary debates while using a web platform to hold […]

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