Monthly Archives: June 2018

Encouraging strong cyber security practices by employees: the first line of defence

End users are one of the key battlegrounds between organisational security initiatives and hackers. Phishing, malware-laden email, and fileless attacks are some of the most widespread attack vectors, making end-users the first line of defence. The SANS Ouch! Newsletter is issued monthly from SANS and provides some good quality guidance on topical issues in cyber… Read More »

BEC Disruption and Email Security

http://blog.trendmicro.co.uk/global-bec-disruption-is-welcome-but-dont-forget-email-security A good summary of the issues industry faces, with a rising tide of BEC compromise attacks.

The renaissance of HEC? Cray, Inc. and Microsoft Azure

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-gb/blog/cray-supercomputers-are-coming-to-azure/ Cloud computing is a well understood concept, and the industry has adopted it extensively. But one topic that I’d not given much thought to despite following this trend for some time, is high performance and high end computing (HPC and HEC). Both paradigms have, historically, been very close to the multi-user, multi-tenanted philosophy of… Read More »