• 5June2017

    What Lessons can be learned from BA's Systems Outage?

    Posted by Andrew Ogilvie in IT News

    At 9.30am on Saturday 27th May 2017 British Airways (BA) suffered a datacentre outage which caused the cancellation of over 800 flights, impacted over 75,000 customers, days of disruption and compensation costs potentially of more than £100 million.…

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  • 15May2017

    Ransomware Prevention and Recovery Strategies

    Posted by Andrew Ogilvie in Security

    On Friday 12th May many organisations around the world, including parts of Britain's NHS, were disrupted by attacks using ransomware software called Wannacry. Ransomware is malicious software that infects a computer and restricts users’ access to …

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  • 24April2017

    DDOS Mitigation Services

    Posted by Andrew Ogilvie in Security

    A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack involves attackers flooding a network or service with so many requests that the systems reach capacity and grind to a halt. Over the years DDOS techniques have evolved from simply flooding firewalls or D…

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