Turn-key PCB assembly services in prototype quantities or low-volume to mid-volume production runs
Turn-key PCB assembly services in prototype quantities or low-volume to mid-volume production runs

Understanding the Threat of TCP Amplification in DDoS Attacks

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are a particularly annoying type of attack since they can cause damage to a target system without the victim having done anything “wrong”. Unlike many types of cyberattacks, which can be traced back to the failure to apply a patch for a known vulnerability or human employees falling for a phishing attack, the only things that a DDoS victim do to make them vulnerable to attack are having a web presence and failing to deploy a DDoS protection solution. DDoS attackers are constantly working to evolve their attacks to slip past the protections that organizations deploy on their networks. A recent development in DDoS attacks is the use of TCP reflection attacks as a DDoS amplifier. Continue reading

The Impact of Employee Engagement on Productivity

Employee engagement has now become the focus of most successful Human Resource Departments. It motivates individuals and teams to contribute to the success of the company that they work for and ultimately impacts the profitability of companies. A workforce that is actively participating in the goals of the organization that they work for and is committed to achieving their best work will ultimately benefit the company. Engaged employees are much more productive than their disinterested colleagues. Organizations are increasingly seeing the positive impact of shifting their focus from deadlines and work output to employee engagement. Enthusiastic, engaged employees are contributing more to productivity and leading the way in new Human Resource practices that are beneficial for all concerned. To assess the engagement of your employees, invest in an employee engagement… Continue reading

Top Tips to Protect Your SME From Cyberattacks in 2020

Did you know that 60% of SME’s who experience a cyberattack will go out of business within 6 months of being targeted? That being said, senior decision-makers at small businesses might still feel that they are unlikely to be attacked and, therefore, do not take adequate measures to protect themselves. It’s a sad fact, but cybercriminals are becoming more ruthless and sophisticated every day, with new developments in malware posing more risks to your business than ever before. Thankfully, there are steps that you can and should take as an SME owner to ensure that your business is as safe and secure as possible. Starting with . . . Continue reading

Best Home Tech to Invest in for a Cutting Edge 2020

It’s an exciting time for tech-heads. That’s because the incredibly high-level technology now available can be more easily integrated into your home to make your living space a cutting-edge utopia. While some of this technology has been around for a while or has been out of reach to most people due to high costs, as with all new tech, prices are dropping all the time. That means it’s never been easier to embrace your love of the high-tech and start making life more comfortable at home. If you want the ultimate in cutting edge lifestyles, here is the home tech you won’t want to live without in 2020. Continue reading

How Online Casinos Moved Forwards by Taking a Step Back

Technology can transform and improve the way we do business. But sometimes we need to look to the past to really progress. Lessons from the past In the clamour to replace our hardware with new software it is easy to overlook the benefits of what worked before. And sometimes we need technology to move forward to a certain point before we have the capability to embrace elements of the past. A prime example of that comes in the form of online casinos. Few industries can claim to have utilised new technology and moved forward at such a rapid rate as the online casino sector. From being solely found within bricks-and-mortar venues for almost 400 years, casinos have suddenly shifted online over the past decade, and have become accessible to anyone with… Continue reading

3 Key Benefits From Using Analytic Programs

In the ever-changing, highly competitive business world, the “work smarter, not harder” approach can be the difference between success and failure. For those who want to really take the guesswork out of business operations, business intelligence software (BI) offers a wide range of analytical tools that manage, assess, and report on the big data associated with your company.  Depending on your budget, you can find BI tools that monitor your company’s sales, productivity, and logistical needs. You can easily interpret that data through visualized, highly intuitive reports tailored to each department’s needs. The presentation of data in a way that you can easily understand helps you navigate the strengths and weaknesses of your company. This promotes more constructive and focused decision-making. Several other benefits come from integrating BI software into your operations. Continue reading