Cyber criminals target schools and colleges

By Paul Melvin, CTO  Twitter, Linked In It’s official. The education sector is a top target for cyber criminals. Recent research from Bitsight highlights the education sector is more likely to experience a ransomware attack than any other industry sector. Last year 13% of higher education institutions reported ransomware attacks on their networks. By comparison, just […]

Are you doing enough when it comes to cyber security?

By Paul Melvin, CTO at Assured. As more people, processes, data and things become connected, opportunities for security breaches and malicious threats are growing exponentially – especially when users work remotely from secure enterprise networks. Indeed, the rapid adoption of mobile devices and cloud services, and an increasingly nomadic workforce, means the pressure is on […]

Why it’s time you caught the 802.11ac Wave 2

By Paul Melvin, CTO at Assured. As more and more mobile devices flood an organisation’s wireless LAN, capacity issues can quickly become a problem. That’s especially the case in environments like schools and further education establishments, where wireless networks were typically designed for coverage – not capacity. As soon as every student has a tablet […]