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Outsource IT Support Services

Why Small to Medium Businesses (SMB) Should Outsource Their IT Support Services Due to the cost of hiring full time and dedicated IT staff, most small and medium scale businesses at present do not have an IT department. However, to help install, monitor, integrate, maintain your network and provide network support and server support services to your staff, every small and medium scale business owner needs the services of IT…

How edge computing can help secure the IoT

How edge computing can help secure the IoTIoT security could shift to the network level, especially the edge, as the need for data anonymization and customized security becomes essential.  Data created by the Internet of Things (IoT) sensors must be secured better, say some. A simple password-on-device solution is no longer sufficient thanks to increasing data protection regulations, a new public awareness of tracking, and hugely proliferating devices.   A…

Researchers rip Microsoft over Windows 10 update restarts

Windows 10 Home’s update and upgrade processes are confusing users and leaving them frustrated, researchers from University College London found.   Microsoft has created a mirage for users of Windows 10 Home, crafting an illusion of partial control over updates and upgrades, researchers have concluded.   In a paper presented at the Workshop on Usable Security – part of the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium – in San Diego on…

Having problems with your current IT systems ?

Spending Too Much Money on your IT Systems? Losing Time on Computer Issues? Want to Increase Productivity & Profits?   Having problems with your current IT systems or looking for help moving your business forward, don’t hesitate to get in touch to see how we can help   J700 Group your Expert IT Service Tel: 01706 298080 WHO ARE J700 GROUP LTD? YOUR LOCAL EXPERT IT SOLUTION AND COMMS PROVIDERS…

Cisco warns a critical patch is needed

Cisco warns a critical patch is needed for a remote access firewall, VPN and router Cisco puts Elasticsearch cluster, Docker/Kubernetes, Webex customers on guard, as wellCisco is warning organizations with remote users that have deployed a particular Cisco wireless firewall, VPN and router to patch a critical vulnerability in each that could let attackers break into the network.  The vulnerability, which has an impact rating of 9.8 out of 10 on…

Defender ATP security to Windows 7 PC

Microsoft opens top-tier Defender ATP security to Windows 7 PCs Windows Defender ATP, which can detect ongoing attacks on corporate networks and recommend a response, is now available for Windows 7 and 8.1. Microsoft’s Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) service is now available for PCs running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.   The decision to add devices powered by those operating systems was first announced a year ago. At the time,…

IPv4 Versus IPv6

Is The Internet Facing A Split? “Many players in the ISP segment are aware of the issues and the urgency to act.” The Internet is facing a technical split, we are entering into a future where it contains two sets of underlining Internet Protocols: IPv4 and the newest version IPv6. This is according to a new study published Wednesday by the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Internet Governance Project. A key finding of…

The cybersecurity legislation agenda

The cybersecurity legislation agenda: 5 areas to watch The 116th Congress is only a few months old, but far-reaching cybersecurity bills to protect infrastructure and the supply chain, ensure election integrity, and build a security workforce are now being considered. Here’s the list. New digital threats that could topple business, government, military, and political institutions are moving cybersecurity to the top of the congressional agenda.   The newly seated 116th Congress…

Macquarie Capital Venture Studio

Macquarie Capital Venture Studio  adds three new companies to infrastructure tech portfolio Macquarie Capital Venture Studio, the infrastructure-focused accelerator affiliated with the nearly $500 billion-dollar investment firm, Macquarie Group, has added three companies to its portfolio. The companies, AirMap,  Envoy Technologies, and Terabyte, provide services in airspace management for drones; electric vehicle sharing services; and soil analysis, respectively. Through the venture studio, Macquarie tries to bring the companies into new markets through…

VMware’s ongoing reinvention

VMware’s ongoing reinvention Virtualization mainstay VMware wants to build and manage multi-cloud infrastructure and so much more. VMware’s introduction of x86 server-virtualization technology was a game-changing event in the history of enterprise computing. But if you look at VMware’s corporate messaging today, it’s almost as if server virtualization has been scrubbed from the lexicon. Instead, VMware highlights its multi-cloud strategies, software-defined data centers, networking, hyper-converged infrastructures, security, SD-WAN, containers, the…