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bluedog says it’s first to offer 24-hour monitoring to SMEs

A new cybersecurity service bluedog Security Monitoring is promising to “bring professional 24-hour monitoring within reach of SMEs for the very first time”. Launched by Freeparking.com founder Paul Lomax and cybersecurity expert Tim Thurlings, bluedog allows resellers, MSPs and MSSPs to offer smaller firms the type of managed detection and …

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BullGuard unveils 2020 suite of anti-malware solutions

BullGuard has announced its new 2020 suite of anti-malware solutions, featuring its new Secure Browser and advanced Machine Learning capabilities. The BullGuard 2020 product suite now enables direct integration with BullGuard VPN to ensure users’ total privacy when connecting to unsecured Wi-Fi. Also new in 2020, BullGuard Identity Protection have …

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Symantec’s new Norton 360 now available in UK

Symantec’s new Norton 360 is now available in the UK, boasting protect for consumers’ online information, devices and family. Norton 360 features integrated features including Secure VPN, PC Cloud Backup, PC SafeCam and Parental Control. “In the past year alone, nearly 17 million adults in the UK were victims of …

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PCR’s guide to the latest security hardware

From enterprise routers with extensive security features to smart doorbells, window locks and cameras, we round up the best security hardware on the market. Kingston UV500 Self-Encrypting SSD Specs: Full-disk encryption with TCG Opal 2.0; 3D TLC NAND; 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, 960GB, 1920GB capacities; 2.5-inch, M.2 2280, mSATA form factors; …

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In My Team: The PR Room on being at the forefront of Smart Home PR

The PR Room discusses being at the forefront of smart home PR and how the industry has changed in the past 16 years since the family-oriented business began. How and when was The PR Room formed? Sarah Chard, who has 22 years of in-house and agency experience in both B2B …

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How rogue bots target and misuse our online information

Patrick Krupa, Founder and Head of Product at SmartFrame, looks at the ways rogue bots target our personal online information and why putting protection in place is imperative. We like to imagine that the internet is made up of just human users. But in reality, a large portion of the …

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Read PCR’s security special online now!

One of PCR’s most popular issues we run each year is the security special. It’s one of those few themes that feels like it really does extend into so many parts of the industry. It covers software and hardware, vendor, distribution as well as retail and resellers. And it extends …

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Sextortion and bomb threat email scams on the rise, finds Symantec

New research by Symantec has found that email extortion scams are on the rise, led by an increase in “sextortion” and bomb-related threats. From the start of 2019 to the end of May, Symantec blocked almost 300 million of these scams and found that 30% of these emails occurred during …

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Purdicom to distribute WatchGuard’s enterprise-grade security services

WatchGuard Technologies has signed a UK distribution agreement with Oxfordshire-based Purdicom, which specialises in delivering networking, wireless and cloud-based solutions. WatchGuard’s security technology incorporates a full suite of services needed to provide enterprise-grade security to mid-sized organisations, including: advanced services for protecting against evolving malware, ransomware and data breaches, as …

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Surge in malicious Microsoft Office documents detected

WatchGuard Technologies’ latest quarterly Internet Security Report shows a massive 62% increase in overall malware detections in Q1 2019 compared to the previous quarter. The report also found that cyber criminals are leveraging a wide array of varied attack techniques, including malicious Microsoft Office documents, Mac malware and web application …

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