Category Archive: Networking

Nov 01 2013

5 takeaways from new allegations that the NSA infiltrated links to Yahoo, Google data centers worldwide

The word “MUSCULAR” took on new meaning this week. It now also refers to a NSA project in which data was being intercepted in transmission. We outline five initial takeaways based on this new development. Day before yesterday, 30 October, the Washington Post in the United States published an article alleging that the US’ National …

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Sep 20 2013

4 ways ICT/technology can improve your business

Most organisations have a fairly impressive range of ICT devices and equipment, but are they truly being used to improve performance and customer satisfaction? This post identifies four ways in which technology can be better used to improve your business. Across all sizes of organisations there is generally clear evidence of ICT (Information and Communication …

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Sep 04 2013

Wireless hotspots – convenience or curse?

Wireless hotspots are incredibly convenient, but they are also terribly insecure. Understand the risks and learn how you can protect yourself. Wireless Hotspots – those places that offers wireless Internet access to the visitor or weary traveller. They are often found in coffee shops, bistros, restaurants, and well, almost anywhere. Some of those hotspots, you …

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Aug 21 2013

Beware of those ‘always connected’ devices

Devices are becoming increasingly connected. Although this connectedness can improve the quality of our lives, we must still be vigilant to abuses from this technological advancemen  Our newest contributor, Sachin Ganpat, shares some tips on how we can better protect ourselves in this ever-connected world. Imagine putting your baby to sleep and leaving her room. Later …

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Aug 07 2013

How vulnerable are the Caribbean’s submarine cables?

Precipitated by the recent damage to the MAYA-1 submarine cable system, a discussion on the importance of having back-up infrastructure, and the possible impact of increased maritime traffic on currently vulnerable networks. The failure of the MAYA-1 cable, on of the two submarine cables that provide the Cayman Islands with international connectivity should have highlighted …

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