Category Archives: Network Security

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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ITogether the first UK partner to offer monthly free Check Point Blade Courses

Tweet ITogether, the fastest growing UK Check Point Three Star partner yet again are providing additional value to the Check Point user base in the UK. On 18th and 19th October 2017 ITogether are offering ANY Check Point or ‘would like to be Check Point’ customer free Check Point Blade Training. There is no cost for the course and lunch…

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ITogether first UK Check Point partner to launch managed services powered by Check Point MDSM (Multi Domain Site Management)

Tweet Following on from our announcement in 2015 that ITogether were the first partner in the UK to offer ‘leasing options for Check Point hardware and software’ ITogether are today announcing another first to market. After significant investment in infrastructure and software and training and whilst working closely with Check Point ITogether are now able to offer Check Point managed…

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MDSM Multi-Domain Security Management Provider-1 and Check Point Managed Services in the UK

Tweet ITogether are one of the few (we are fairly positive the only !) Check Point Partner in the United Kingdom offering Check Point Multi-Domain Security Management (AKA MDSM or Provider-1) What is Check Point MDSM ? A rarely promoted product in the UK, but one that has it’s roots in a product formally called Provider-1. Check Point produced a ‘service…

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Akamai Enterprise Application Access – Akamai EAA

Tweet Remote access isn’t a new thing. VPN clients are definately not new ! It is therefore great to see a fresh approach to ‘getting’ people access to applications and data whilst not being directly connected to the corporate network. Only today have we been a meeting with a new customer where they need to provide remote access to patient…

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WannaCry and Other Ransomware – What is it and How to Defend Against It?

Tweet WannaCry and Other Ransomware – What is it and How to Defend Against It? This isn’t the first time we have been here. Remember CryptoLocker in 2013? This all sounds to familiar. The last few days have seen an unprecedented ransomware attack that has affected organisations in over 150 countries. The software called WanaCrypt0r 2.0 (aka WannaCry or WCry)…

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Akamai Prolexic compared to Radware for DDOS

Tweet I thought it might be useful to put some information together to compare Akamai and Radware. Akamai is all about depth, breadth, and years of experience in the Internet landscape. This is the primary reason I selected ITogether to sell their service over Arbor (they came a close second and Arbor have very good heritage in the market) Organisations…

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