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ISPs to take GCHQ to court over suspected attacks on international infrastructure

Seven multi-national internet providers are to take legal action against the UK government’s monitoring post, GCHQ, following reports that the organisation has attacked and exploited network infrastructure for ‘mass surveillance.’ This is the first time that GCHQ has faced any such action and stems from complaints about articles published earlier in 2014 in Der Spiegel. The… Read More


Preparing for the denial of service attack

Denial of service attacks come in many forms but their effect can be devastating for the victim business. David Barker, the technical director of 4D Hosting, describes the different types of attack and what the service provider can do to protect their network. Historically, distributed denial of service (DDoS) was just an annoyance, but in… Read More


Data in the cloud, security on the ground

Physical security of a data centre is just as important as cloud security argues Ivor Lewis, the chief operating officer of TSSI Systems. As data becomes more and more centralised, increasingly relying on storage and access facilities such as data centres, the subject of effective physical security has become as important as that of logical…. Read More


Who is keeping your data safe… and how?

What makes a good data security guard? Matt Lovell, the chief technology officer of Pulsant, assesses what should be looked for in a third party provider for both physical and cyber security. 16.10.13 – Entrusting mission critical data to a third party is not a decision to be taken lightly, and requires the highest level of… Read More



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