For most UK businesses, the shift to respond to the Coronavirus lockdown was astonishingly rapid and reactive by necessity. The security teams that we worked with coped admirably with the adjustment and, at the time of writing, there have been no major or high-profile security incidents related to remote work in the UK (thankfully).more →
This month we are sharing a blog from our partner eSentire on how to prepare for the move back to the office (B2TO).
Practically every organization (that’s not wholly shut down) has been forced by COVID-19 into a rapid “digital transformation mode” by working from home, and to one degree or another they’re managing to keep operating.more →
Who are Gen Z?
Last year Gen Z became the largest generation, constituting 32 percent of the global population. But what is Generation Z? Definitions vary but are thought to be those born between the mid-1990s and the mid-2000s. Pew Research pins this down to 1997 onwards, with Forbes citing Generation Alpha as 2010-2025.more →
activereach is a partner to both Cumulus Networks and Mellanox Technologies so it was great to see the recent news that the NVIDIA purchases bring them together under the one banner. Could this be the sign that open networking is about to make a big leap forward in terms of mainstream adoption (something we mentioned in a previous blog)?more →
This month we are sharing a blog from our partner Crowdstrike.
The term “social distancing” has swept across the world. It is an incredibly important response measure during a pandemic. The term is not new; just over 100 years ago, cities across the U.S. introduced measures to limit public gatherings due to the outbreak of the Spanish flu.more →
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations find themselves rushing to meet the sudden increase in Remote Access VPN (RA-VPN) traffic as many employees are choosing to (or have been asked to) work from home. Unfortunately, this also offers opportunities for malicious attackers to launch attacks on the VPN infrastructure at a time when they know the impact will be most felt.more →
We have always advocated DDoS testing your systems on a regular basis on the premise that it is no good waiting until you experience a DDoS attack to find out that the mitigation that you so diligently put in place doesn’t provide the protection you need. But we know that many companies struggle to find the time to be able to run such tests.more →