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ITogether Promoted to UK Akamai Silver NetAlliance Partner

Tweet We are pleased to announce that ITogether have been promoted to a Silver NetAlliance Partner by Akamai in recognition of sales and marketing success in the previous twelve months.

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SecOps – Why you need ITogether Vulnerability Early Warning Powered by Flexera

Tweet It is quite common that policies are not aligned with business needs, that processes are not integrated and that technologies are not implemented to their full capabilities. The result of the misalignment is that, despite security investments, we continue to see organisations being breached and suffering significant losses as a consequence of the exploitation of known software vulnerabilities. This…

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Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018

Tweet It’s that time of year again. A time to make some vague or very specific estimate/guesstimate of the things likely to disrupt us in a negative way in 2018. If you want to know what cyber threats we will face in the next year, look no further. Well not quite…information security predictions should ideally help guide decisions about where…

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What is blockchain ?

Tweet This is a series of articles we are writing about digitial currencies. In the first of the series, we ask the question , “What is blockchain ?” A blockchain facilitates a secure online connection commonly associated with Bitcoin and is managed by a peer to peer network. Blockchain is a decentralised and distributed ledger that keeps a record of…

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Kaspersky – Am I at risk ?

Tweet Kaspersky has been in the news this week and last week. In early September 2017, the USA Department of Homeland Security ordered all federal executive branch agencies to stop using Kaspersky products, giving agencies 90 days to remove the software. Paranoia has been mentioned. Should customers be ‘ripping’ out Kaspersky ? This has had a ripple effect around the…

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ITogether Helping You Prepare for GDPR

Tweet Preparing for GDPR On 25th May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (more commonly known as the GDPR) will come into force in the EU. Organisations need to prepare themselves for the introduction of this new legislation to ensure that they continue to process personal data lawfully. We understand that our customers might need some more information to be…

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DNS Amplification DDOS Attack

Tweet A Domain Name Server (DNS) amplification attack is a distributed denial of service (DDoS) that uses publically accessible open DNS servers to overwhelm a victim system with DNS response traffic. The primary technique consists of an attacker sending a DNS name lookup request to an open DNS server with the source address spoofed to be the target’s address. When the…

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Anatomy of an IoT Attack

Tweet This is a very neat 3Min film showing you why, who and how to carry out an IoT attack. Cisco made it, but cleverly they don’t product name drop or even drop their brand name until the very end. Neat.  

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ITogether Check Point Blade Training Course Sign Up Form 2017

Tweet Please complete this little form to register yourself for any of the ITogether and Check Point Official Blade Training Courses in 2017. Please select the course you would like to attend. If you have any questions you can call us on 0113 341 0123

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New 2017 Outpost24 advert on Youtube

Tweet Whilst browsing some Symantec information on YouTube around the subject of CASB (Cloud Access Security Brokers) I was played the new Outpost24 advert. I like it because it’s simple and to the point. Have a look here.  

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