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Month: October 2017

All the key cybersecurity stories from October 2017: October was National Cyber Security Awareness Month October featured the annual campaign to raise awareness of the importance of cybersecurity with input from the Department of Homeland Security, The FBI and European commission. National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) celebrates first year The NCSC celebrated its first year… [MORE]

The biggest annual careers event is coming back to Stroud on Wednesday 8th November 2017. Taking place at the Stratford Park Leisure Centre the event is a fantastic free event for all ages. Organised by the Stroud District Council and SGS College Stroud, the event aims to provide a whole host of information to students… [MORE]

Many people will know that our wonderful Jack Russell doggies, Mildred (Millie) and Louie always join us in the office to help welcome all of our guests… Today has been a sad day for us all at Eurolink as our little Millie passed away this morning after suffering with her heart for the past few… [MORE]

Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 also known as WPA2 is the current industry standard that helps to encrypt traffic on wireless networks. Unfortunately, it has recently been revealed that it is vulnerable to ‘KRACK’ attacks. So, what exactly is ‘KRACK’? According to new findings from cyber security experts, a small flaw in the WPA2’s cryptographic protocols… [MORE]

We recently received an update from our provider s at BT Openreach about their Universal Broadband Coverage detailing the voluntary offer made to address the government’s Universal Service ambitions. Following the recent comments from the Culture Minister, Openreach will be supporting this offer by providing the fixed network elements and consumers and businesses will be… [MORE]

We are delighted to be sponsoring the well-established Rotary 5 Valleys Fireworks for a second year this October. The amazing firework display has been running for over 50 years and in the past has raised around £250,000 for local charities including County Air Ambulance, Cotswold Care Hospice, St Rose’s School and many others. This year,… [MORE]

Microsoft has been working with Intel, to offer a cloud service unlike any other. The data giant has ensured high security by using powerful encryption to secure data, either from hackers or from the government’s secret data gathering. This new cloud-computing system is called Azure Confidential Computing, and it works by encrypting data while it… [MORE]

The General Data Protection Regulation Act is coming into effect from 25th May 2018; is your business ready for the changes? What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation Act is a regulation by which the government intends to strengthen data protection for individuals within the European Union. Like the Data Protection Act, GDPR will… [MORE]

In the spirit of monitoring all things cybersecurity, here’s the September 2017 round-up: Hackers target IoT Devices Attacks using IoT devices are increasing at a shocking rate; between the first and final quarters of 2016 attacks rose by 310%. Following this statistic, 90% of cyber-attacks on businesses within the UK are aiming to take control… [MORE]

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