Russia is often suspected as a hotspot of hacking and state-sponsored hacking activity, and the FA has revealed its concern that sensitive information like injury, squad selection and tactics could be exposed. The steps taken by the FA to strengthen its cyber security ahead of the 2018 World Cup are equally simple and effective.
Twenty minutes on the tube with no WiFi is twenty minutes I could have spent preparing for my board meeting, or emailing my team with information they need to be productive. When we are disconnected, communication is suspended, and being productive is near impossible.
This year, not every business has been awarded an A* in cyber security. Be it an accidental data leak, an employee falling foul of phishing, or vulnerabilities that are yet to be patched, most companies have plenty of room for improvement. With a new school term about to begin, six experts have come together to give a one-off class in effective cyber security.
Businesses of all sizes across many industries are embracing cloud-based IT solutions in lieu of traditional on-premises server deployments, but wide-area network (WAN) implications brought about by this transition aren't immediately recognized. Here are five reasons SD-WAN and 4G LTE provide essential capabilities:
In the world of SD-WANs, vendors and service providers alike are looking for ways to differentiate. In the case of Cradlepoint, however, it turns out their differentiation has brought them into the world of SD-WANs. Cradlepoint Inc. has capitalized on the growing popularity of LTE wireless service as a failover for business continuity.
While pirates and sea-based accidents might not draw much attention from most enterprises, they're occupational hazards for DSC Dredge LLC, a dredging supply company headquartered in Reserve, LA. With operations in 40 states and more than 40 countries -- including ones where piracy remains a valid threat -- managing DSC Dredge's 3G cellular-based WAN infrastructure used to connect the dredging machines was a constant challenge, said Richard Groce, the company's IT director.
A new set of cloud-delivered and Software-defined Networking (SDN) technologies, including Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) and Software-defined Perimeter (SD-Perimeter), are well suited to meet these next-generation WAN requirements. SD-WAN provides branch and mobile networks with secure, flexible and resilient connectivity utilizing a hybrid of wired and wireless Internet broadband links, as well as legacy MPLS. For mobile users and IoT, SD-Perimeter is a host-based architecture that creates a “dark cloud” over the Internet to connect, isolate and secure mobile and IoT devices anywhere.
The fact is that today, enterprises struggle with the cost, complexity, and operational tax associated with managing networks and especially WAN services. The consumer cloud model has been gradually seeping into the enterprise. It’s now normal to buy services such as presentation and communications for the cloud, using service such as Cisco’s Webex, Microsoft’s Lynx or Skype, and GoToWebinar. Enterprise network connectivity. WAN shouldn’t be any different. For this reason, a new category of services, known as Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN), or cloud-delivered WAN, is expected to dominate growth in the market for enterprise communications services over the next decade.
As temporary fixtures, construction site offices and marketing sales suites rely on access to their central databases and systems. They require fast and secure connectivity from the start of the project build — yet wired line solutions can rarely meet this time-based objective and often result in months of costly delays between the project start and ‘Internet on’ date.
London red buses are an iconic sight. They have been a part of the city's appeal for decades and are a constant reminder of London's colourful transport history. More than four billion journeys around the country's capital are taken by bus. In such a modern, connected city, this popularity demands a new, smarter bus system