4 Use Cases for Cisco Umbrella

4 Use Cases for Cisco Umbrella

So, you know what Cisco Umbrella does, but you aren’t sure whether your existing network security measures already protect you in the same way. Here are 4 use cases for Cisco Umbrella that you may have not considered. 1 – Protect networked workstationsThough you...
What is Cisco Umbrella?

What is Cisco Umbrella?

Cisco Umbrella is a fast, easy way to protect users wherever they access the internet, whether they are connected to your internal network or not. Cisco Umbrella is the world’s first Secure Internet Gateway in the cloud. It provides protection from threats by routing...
Are you aware of the threat from Cryptojacking?

Are you aware of the threat from Cryptojacking?

What is Cryptojacking? Cryptojacking is the unauthorised use of an internet-connected device by cyber criminals to mine cryptocurrency, particularly Monero (XMR) an alternative to Bitcoin. Its popularity rose dramatically in 2017 when the price of Bitcoin rose 16-fold...
What’s the biggest cause of fibre comms failures?

What’s the biggest cause of fibre comms failures?

Optical fibre links form the backbone of our digital communications but if care is not taken there is a vulnerability. The biggest cause of failing fibre optic links is dirt on connectors, and the biggest reason for this is that most people don’t appreciate the...
Does my cabling have to be EuroClass compliant?

Does my cabling have to be EuroClass compliant?

Does your cabling need to be Euroclass compliant? If the cabling is for a new building, a refurbishment, extension or a public building, subject to the Construction Product Regulations then, since 1st January 2019, the data cabling should be EuroClass Cca as a minimum...
Is shielded cable better than unshielded?

Is shielded cable better than unshielded?

Whether or not shielded cable is better than unshielded depends on a number of environmental factors. A cable shield helps to prevent electromagnetic noise leaving a cable or interfering with signals being carried by the cable. With Cat5e or Cat6 cabling, a shield...