• 26
    Nov

IPV6

Introduction As can be immediately seen in Figure 1, the IPv6 header is much simpler and makes for a leaner protocol which leads to more efficient processing claims Graziana (2013).  Both header versions use the initial version field to state the packet version, ipv4 or ipv6. IPv4s second...

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  • 17
    Sep

High Reliability Organisations

This report investigates and critically discusses the approaches that High Reliability Organisations (HRO) take in managing information security risks within dynamic and fluidic environments. Hopkins states that the term “High Reliability Organisation” (HRO) first seems to have originated in the 1980’s (Hopkins, 2007) and at that time HRO...

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  • 25
    Aug

Busy Summer and a Masters Degree as a bonus

Apologies for not writing for the last 2 months, This summer has been incredibly busy and when your up to your eyeballs some things must take less priority. Its been really great working this summer with companies such as Viva Vegas in Blackpool, FRP Advisory based all over...

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Cyber Security & Digital Forensics with the Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit
  • 18
    May

Cyber Security & Digital Forensics with the Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit

It’s been a real privilege to be a part of the Digital Forensics team investigating Cyber Security, whilst working with the Netherlands National High Tech Crime Unit and the Dutch Payments Association. [caption id="attachment_2779" align="alignnone" width="649"] Working with the Dutch high tech crime unit[/caption]

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  • 14
    May

Worried about GDPR and Email Encryption ? Let us migrate you to Office365

What is email encryption and how does Office 365 use it? Encryption is the process by which information is encoded so that only an authorized recipient can decode and consume the information. Office 365 uses encryption in two ways: in the service, and as a customer control. In the...

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  • 10
    May

Are Computer Maintenance Contracts a thing of the past ?

I have been providing computer maintenance contracts for 30 years but of late I have been noticing a distinct decline in requests for year round maintenance contracts. The reasons for this seem manifold:- Clients and employees of those clients are now becoming more IT literate so they are...

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  • 28
    Mar

More Cloud Server Migrations

Holders Sheet Metals manufacture and install ventilation ductwork for many national and local businesses throughout the North West. They had reached that stage, as many companies do, where their peer to peer network was impeding their business efficiency and needed help in moving to a server  infrastructure. Cloud9...

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  • 2
    Jan

Is your Company ready For GDPR ?

With only 4 months left, many of our clients are now well under way with their GDPR Preparations.  If your company holds data on individuals then their are 12 steps you should be taking right now ! Awareness You should make sure that decision makers and key people...

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  • 31
    Oct

Cloud9’s New Home

We are now based at Blackpool Enterprise Center 291-305 Lytham Road Blackpool Lancs FY4 1EW Our Phone number remains the same at 01253 304255 and our email is enquiries@icloud9.co.uk Cloud9 based at Blackpool Enterprise Centre

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  • 17
    Oct

Security

Computer security Install a firewall and virus-checking on your computers. Make sure that your operating system is set up to receive automatic updates. Protect your computer by downloading the latest patches or security updates, which should cover vulnerabilities. Only allow your staff access to the information they need to...

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