KRACK wireless network vulnerability

CORETX is aware of a potential weakness in the security of Wi-Fi networks that was revealed in research published yesterday. Authors of the research claimed that a so-called KRACK attack could target vulnerabilities identified by them in the WPA2 security protocol. If successful, attackers would gain access to data passing between connected devices and [...]

By | 2017-10-17T09:37:18+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Cyber-security, News|

Protection Against Cyber Threats: compliance and beyond protection for your business

After many months of planning, we have just launched CORETX Protection Against Cyber Threats (PACT), our new cyber-security business unit. We’ve developed PACT in response to increasing customer awareness of threats and demand for comprehensive protection from a single service provider. I know that in-house IT teams can fatigue under the quantity of data [...]

By | 2017-09-11T14:45:29+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Blog, Cyber-security|

CORETX launches ‘PACT’ cyber-security business unit

CORETX, the mid-market network, cloud and IT managed services provider, today announces the launch of Protection Against Cyber Threats (PACT), a new business unit focused on cyber-security. PACT has been created in response to increasing customer awareness of cyber-security threats and demand for comprehensive protection from a single service provider. CORETX has already recruited [...]

By | 2017-10-09T16:20:34+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Cyber-security, News|

Backup and disaster recovery planning is unexciting until the moment it’s needed

Protecting data, should be high on any list of business priorities, but is often considered only after losses have occurred. The truth is, planning for things that may not happen and repeating complicated but essentially mundane backup processes on the off-chance that they do is not very engaging for IT staff so can be [...]

By | 2017-09-11T14:48:25+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Blog, Cyber-security|

Wannacry? Keep calm by taking action is preferable

I don’t need to go over the impact on multiple organisations of the recent ransomware attack, known as Wannacry. You can’t have missed it on the news. It wasn’t good. The cyber-security landscape is changing with the onset of advanced persistent threats (APT). These threats comprise multiple components, including malware and botnets. APTs can [...]

By | 2017-09-11T14:53:24+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Blog, Cyber-security|

Protecting your organisation from the recent ransomware outbreak

By now you’ll be aware that a significant ransomware outbreak started towards the end of last week. The exploit, known as WannaCrypt or WannaCry, affected many organisations around the world. Guidance and steps We’ve updated the systems we manage to protect our customers and will continue to proactively manage this and other security risks. As patches are [...]

By | 2017-09-11T15:21:05+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Cyber-security, News|

Important information regarding the current malware outbreak

The malware outbreak that is dominating headlines and affecting organisations across the world right now is a variation of common ransomware applications. This exploit is referred to as WannaCrypt or WannaCry. Nature of the malware Attacks Some of the attacks we are observing use common phishing tactics including malicious attachments in emails. Once the [...]

By | 2017-09-11T15:31:58+00:00 May 13th, 2017|Cyber-security, News|

4 ways Osborne’s Autumn statement will affect our digital industry

Innovate UK Grants Innovate UK, a government agency who work with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive technology innovations capable of growing the UK economy, will have its funding maintained in cash terms. After creating nearly 35,000 extra new jobs in the UK and adding £7.5billion to the UK economy since [...]

By | 2017-09-12T08:18:27+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Blog, Cyber-security|