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On 11th & 12th May 2018, the Eurolink team had a great time attending The Arboricultural Association Show at Westonbirt Arboretum. The Arb Show is a great event that celebrates the science of trees with cool tree surgery demonstrations, food and drink stalls and even a tree climbing competition! This was our second year attending… [MORE]

We recently received information on the latest cyber security threat as well as some handy recommendations to help ensure your systems are protected. So what’s the threat? The threat is a new DDoS attack which has been identified to target Memcached servers that have certain ports exposed to the internet. The impact that this threat… [MORE]

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]

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]

Passwords…we all have them! Some we know off by heart and others we often need reminding of, but we always use passwords to protect our personal and business accounts. A frequent question that we encounter is ‘what makes a good password?’ – we know that length and complexity are key factors however having a different… [MORE]

The Culture Minister, Matt Hancock has said that premises who are looking for ‘tip-top level’ broadband access should have to continue paying extra, as the Government is focussed on offering a ‘decent’ minimum service. Hancock said that 93% of premises have broadband that meets the Universal Service Obligation (USO); this guarantees a minimum download speed… [MORE]

A world-class 5G test network aims to put Britain at the front of the next wave of mobile technology, with a potential to add £173 billion to the economy by 2030. The leading 5G research institutions at King’s College London, the University of Surrey and the University of Bristol have been awarded £16m to develop… [MORE]

The telecoms regulator Ofcom has now capped the amount of mobile spectrum a company can own to 37 per cent. This news comes ahead of the auction of mobile spectrum later this year. The regulator will be selling licences to use 190MHz of spectrum in two frequency bands; this will increase the airwaves available for… [MORE]

Technology giant, Microsoft has confirmed that thousands of jobs will be cut across its global workforce, in an organisational push to better promote and sell its Cloud Services, including Office 365 and Azure. According to an article from the BBC, most of the cuts will occur outside of the US and will impact mainly the… [MORE]

As part of our stand at the Gloucestershire Business Show, we had our expert team on hand to answer questions and troubleshoot for businesses. We had a lot of questions, and consistently, they focussed a lot on cyber security. One question which arose several times, is how to spot a fraudulent email when the logos look… [MORE]

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