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Improve Network Security & Reduce Costs With Security As A Service

So, you’ve got tons of bandwidth available. Now, what about your firewall & network security? In this article, we look at how Security as a Service (SaaS) improves business network security and reduces costs. Over the last couple of years, the impact of Gigabit Internet connections has been enormous, with service providers offering a variety of fibre gigabit internet connections (some better than others). Businesses have quite rightly jumped at …

Gigabit Internet Voucher Scheme

Are you one of the many businesses in Bath & North East Somerset who are struggling to get access to superfast broadband? Datasharp are at the forefront of providing internet services and network security to businesses in this area and know all too well the woes of over-subscribed cabinets in our fine city. Now, we’re please to offer incredibly fast true fibre internet connection at a fraction of the price.  ‘Fibre …

Top 5 Network Security Considerations for GDPR

A Quick Overview With so many businesses buzzing around trying to figure out the what/who/where/why/when around GDPR, Datasharp have been getting heavily involved in the network security aspects of this heavily enforceable change. For the benefit of anyone who’s been living in an isolation chamber for the last 6 months, here’s the main headlines around what GDPR can mean: Customer data that is not adequately protected according to the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) could …

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‘Four Pillars of Network Security’ series: Part 2 – Behaviour Monitoring

All you have to do is read the headlines to know that the conventional approach to IT security is failing. The rising number of security incidents globally reached 1,792 with nearly 1.4bn data records being compromised and billions of dollars lost along with reputations irreparably damaged. That is a year on year rise of 86 per cent and a clear indication that the criminals are winning the cybersecurity war and …

‘Four Pillars of Network Security’ series: Part 1 – Network Visibility

For years, the security industry has debated whether outsiders or insiders pose the biggest risk to your network. Today, this argument has become moot as the network demarcation boundaries have been blurred and the threats are all around us. Hackers are finding gaps before you do It is getting harder to know who, and what, is on the network accessing services, data and critical assets at any given time. This …

Sonicwall for SME Businesses

Why choose Sonicwall for SME businesses? For businesses with 1-500 staff, Sonicwall for SME offers the market-leading solution for protection against the constantly evolving threats our there today. Giving you peace of mind against: Viruses Malware Ransomware Staying ahead of the ‘network security‘ curve can be a daunting subject for any business, which is where we come in.  We offer a complete network access solution, including free analysis of existing …

Latest 3 network threats facing SMEs – How FWaaS can help

1. SMEs are now the prime target for Ransomware “Smaller to mid-size businesses have not historically been the target of cybercrime but in 2015 something drastically changed,” says Toni Allen, UK head of client propositions at the British Standards Institute (BSI).  Enterprise-level businesses now employ significant network security policy, making them harder to penetrate. Typically, SMEs purchase network security hardware when they feel it’s appropriate.  The problem is that emerging …