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Ransomware, what is it?

Ever wondered what all the ransomware fuss is about? You may have read about it in an article or seen a pop-up on your device warning of a ransomware attack. In 2017, businesses fell victim to ransomware attacks every 40 seconds. In 2019, this figure shifted to just 14 seconds and it could sit at…

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5-year contract – it’s a trap!

Being locked into a contract and experiencing buyer’s remorse is not only frustrating, it can also be very expensive. Buyer’s remorse is associated with the sense of regret we feel after making a purchase.   In a workplace context, handing over a service to a third party is a major decision, and the potential for buyer’s remorse in the first few…

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What is phishing? How this cyber attack works and how to prevent it.

Phishing is a method of trying to gather personal information such as account credentials, financial information or customer data using deceptive e-mails. Phishing Definition “Phish” is pronounced how it’s spelled, the same as the word “fish”- the analogy is of an angler throwing a baited hook out there (a phishing email) and hoping you bite….

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Don’t put your phone down

There is no denying that across the globe, we have become increasingly dependent on a stable WiFi connection to satisfy our daily needs. Such reliance on connectivity is deemed wrong, unhealthy and even rude depending on the situation in hand.   Connectivity at its core is the medium through which all information is exchanged.   The demands placed on connectivity today cover the entire spectrum of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, from basic…

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How IPv6 is similar to climate change…

IPv6 has been in the works since 1998 to address the shortfall of available IP addresses under the previous scheme (IPv4). More than two decades later, IPv6 adoption rates are still low. In this article, we investigate the importance of making the switch and how, in doing so, we can secure the future of the internet.  What is IPv6?  To enable internet communication, every connected device is identified through its own IP…

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Good news for the future of UK WiFi

In a statement released 24th July, UK regulator Ofcom announced its decision to make 500MHz of spectrum in the 6GHz band available for indoor WiFi use. This is considered a huge win for the future of wireless in the UK and a first for the world.  The speed and reliability of WiFi is determined by…

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