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Netgear launches Nighthawk Pro gaming XR1000 WiFi router

NETGEAR, Inc. has released its new Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR1000 WiFi 6 AX5400 router. This technology blends WiFi 6 hardware with DumaOS 3.0 for improved gameplay. DumaOS 3.0 software ensures stabilisation of ping and reduction of lag spikes with reliable connectivity over both wired and wireless networks. This WiFi 6 …

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Hysolate launches isolated workspace-as-a-service solution to power the new era of remote-first companies and remote-first security

Hysolate has introduced its first Isolated Workspace-as-a-Service (IWaaS) solution enabling greater worker productivity in today’s remote-first business environment. Hysolate IWaaS helps enterprises of all sizes to instantly and securely deploy local, OS-isolated environments on user endpoints and manage them from the cloud. This launch was fueled by a $10M funding …

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Travel scams and how to protect your post-lockdown holiday

Steve Wilson, UK & Ireland Director atNortonLifeLock highlights the key steps travellers should take to keep scammers at bay while booking their vacation and the ways cyber criminals can take advantage of consumers Few weeks back ‘staycations’ seemed like the only choice for Britons, looking to plan or reorganise their …

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Study reveals UK Facebook hackers on the rise

Lockdown has inspired people to try new hobbies. For example, in spring, the infamous TikTok social media platform was oozing with dog training, cinnamon rolls, and dance challenges. But some internet users opted for more peculiar hobbies. The researchers analysed the monthly search terms and found an average of 171,490 …

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New research reveals IT concerns over data breaches

 Research published by Exonar has revealed that 94 per cent of IT professionals have experienced a data breach, and an overwhelming majority (79 per cent) are worried that their current organisation could be next.  The survey of 500 IT professionals found that when it comes to cybersecurity, employee data breaches …

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Voxility mitigates multiple 1Tbps+ DDoS attacks

 Voxility mitigated multiple 1Tbps+ denial of service (DDoS) attacks on its customers’ infrastructure early this month. Its fully integrated anti-DDoS solution was able to protect its customers’ network infrastructure from depreciation in service or being taken offline. The attack waves peaked at 1,035 gigabits per second (Gbps) and 1,044 Gbps on September 3 and September …

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BullGuard launches latest VPN offering

BullGuard has launched BullGuard VPN, a VPN (Virtual Private Network) solution that is easy for consumers to install and use. As many of us continue to work from home and consumers worldwide now more aware of the importance of online privacy, resellers can capitalise on the unprecedented increase in demand …

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New technology outsmarts ATM attackers

Over the past decade, the UK has seen an upward trend in ATM attacks. British courts are acknowledging the severity of these crimes with heavy sentences being handed down in recent years. As the modus operandi of ATM attackers evolve, so too are security innovations – aimed at increasing chances of recovery and convictions …

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Bitglass 2020 insider threat report: 61% of companies have experienced an insider attack over the last year

Bitglass‘ newly released 2020 Insider Threat Report uncovers the state of enterprise security and insider threats with some surprising results. In partnership with  leading cybersecurity community and surveyed IT professionals, Bitglass worked to understand their businesses balance budgetary and data protection concerns while defending against insider threats. Employees, whether careless …

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IoT and DDoS attacks: A match made in heaven

Adrian Taylor, Regional VP of Sales for A10 Networks, looks at why it’s important that organisations implement advanced DDoD threat intelligence in order to protect themselves. By 2020, Gartner predicts the total number of IoT devices will reach 20.4 billion. At the same time, DDoS attacks are on the rise, with …

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