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How to work from home and secure the ‘Enterprise’

How to work from home and secure the ‘Enterprise’

The coronavirus pandemic has enforced a worldwide lockdown and as a result the edge of the “Enterprise” has been extended into unfamiliar territory with most employees now working from home on a full-time basis. Many people are now asking “What does WFH mean?” It...

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LDAP Signing

LDAP Signing

In Microsoft’s March update for Windows, administrative options have been added in the Registry to improve security for LDAP. Currently by default, the server accepts unsigned Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) LDAP binds and clear-text simple binds....

Multi-Factor Authentication

Multi-Factor Authentication

Microsoft revealed that 1.2 million Microsoft accounts were compromised in January 2020 from Malicious Attackers. They also said that over 99.9% of these users did not have MFA enabled which could have secured the majority of attacks. Approximately 80% of the...

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Keeping TLS Secure

Keeping TLS Secure

TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 are to be deprecated this month by Chrome, and by March for other major browsers. After this, users will start getting Secure Connection Failed error messages and will not be connected. In line with this, we recommend disabling TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1...

Automation – Not just for DevOps.

Automation – Not just for DevOps.

The majority of respondents to F5’s State of Application Service survey report using automation within their network. As API’s become very common, it has become relatively simple to automate each part of the production pipeline. No longer a tool of just DevOps -...

The Dark Side of Black Friday

The Dark Side of Black Friday

With the Black Friday and Cyber Monday events rapidly turning into a two week season in its own right there has possibly never been a better time for the savvy shopper to grab a pre-Christmas bargain but equally, for the less vigilant online purchaser, it has never...