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What Do Great Airports and Great Cybersecurity Have In Common?

Some quick musings from Niel Harper, our Founder & Chairman: “My 5 best airports are as follows: Singapore Changi Airport Tokyo International Airport – Haneda Seoul Incheon International Airport Hamad International Airport – Doha Hong Kong International Airport Conversely, my 5 worst airports are: Newark Liberty International Berlin Schönefeld International Charles de[…]

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Dear network operators, please use the existing tools to fix security

Internet routing may well be a screaming car wreck, but a deployathon by the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) has shown how short, focused efforts can make a difference. Routers use the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) to tell each other the current best ways to route internet traffic,[…]

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MPs call for a cyber security minister to defend critical infrastructure

A parliamentary committee in the United Kingdom has urged the government to appoint a dedicated cyber security minister to help protect the country’s critical national infrastructure (CNI). The joint committee on national security strategy warned that the current level of ministerial oversight was “wholly inadequate”. It argued that the establishment[…]

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Why We All Need MANRS?

Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) is a global initiative, supported by the Internet Society, that provides crucial fixes to reduce the most common routing threats. Network operators of all sizes can help secure the Internet’s routing infrastructure. By implementing four defensive actions, network operators and Internet Exchange[…]

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Four Steps to Patch Management Success

The need for patch management has repeatedly been demonstrated in recent years as companies large and small suffered data breaches due to unpatched vulnerabilities.  The patch management function of applying patches to remediate known vulnerabilities may seem simple, but even one unpatched computer can lead to compromise.  Last[…]

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