Rollout of Active Cyber Defence to the private sector can protect UK's vulnerable underbelly11 Apr 2019
The Cybersecurity Research Group and Policy Institute at King’s College London published an excellent report earlier this year, recommending the roll out the NCSC’s Active Cyber Defence (ACD) programme to the private sector. The ACD was originally launched at the end of 2016 to protect public sector organisations from low sophistication level ‘commodity’ cyber-attacks, including phishing.
Cloud Jeopardy9 Apr 2019
A lack of transparency from cloud suppliers on their security practices and vendor lock-in resulting from restrictive contracts is leading many organisations to jeopardise the security of their data, according to a managed cloud services provide.
Tipping the balance2 Apr 2019
The bombast of hyperscalers should merely serve to strengthen smaller ICT service providers, according to Memset CEO Nick Craig-Wood.
Fake browser updates push malware4 Mar 2019
Security website Sucuri has warned of a malware campaign using fake browser updates to infect machines. The attack takes advantage of known vulnerabilities in the end users browser and/or OS. It is currently targeting Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge running on Windows and Android. It is likely to look at other browsers as the malware evolves.
How Fake Browser Updates Are Being Used To Push Ransomware And Bank Malware4 Mar 2019
What can users do to prevent themselves from becoming a victim?
“Many of these exploits require vulnerabilities in the browser or Operating System, ensuring the user’s browser and OS are up to date (and have automatic patches) and running a reputable antivirus product will protect you from the majority of these issues.
Fake browser updates infect systems with bank malware1 Mar 2019
Researchers have discovered a malicious campaign injecting scripts that push fake browser updates onto site visitors.
According to a blog post by researchers at Sucuri, there have been several recent waves of this malicious campaign identified with hackers injecting links to an external script or inject the whole script code into the hacked web pages.
Mumsnet denies 'thousands' affected by software glitch-induced data breach8 Feb 2019
Parenting advice website Mumsnet has hit back at reports claiming “thousands” of its users may have had their accounts compromised by a data breach that blighted the site earlier this week.
Memset appoints chief commercial officer for cloud7 Feb 2019
Managed services provider Memset has appointed Chris Burden as chief commercial officer, topping off a series of management changes at the Surrey, UK firm over the past 12 months, as it pivots its cloud strategy to meet the changing needs of customers.
Incoming Memset CCO outlines strategic plans7 Feb 2019
Managed services provider Memset has appointed Chris Burden (pictured) as Chief Commercial Officer. He was previously Memset's Sales and Marketing Director and before that MD of Civica’s cloud and managed services division.
Memset continues shake-up of top team appointing Burden as new CCO5 Feb 2019
Managed services provider, Memset has appointed Chris Burden as chief commercial officer (CCO). The appointment follows a series of changes at the top table of the company over the previous 12 months as it pivots its cloud strategy to meet the needs of the maturing demands from cloud customers.
Work in the cloud with Memset19 Sep 2018
Nowadays, everything is in the cloud. Some companies saw that tech trend long ago. Hosting service provider Memset provides Cloud VPS and dedicated server solutions in secure environments.
15 Years of Delivering High-Quality, Scalable Hosting Solutions With a Family Feel to UK Enterprises19 Sep 2018
How Memset keeps financial institutions safe25 Jun 2018
2018 Featured Expert Memset: Retooling to Deliver Secure and Well-Supported Hosting Experiences for More Engaged Customers7 Feb 2018
TL; DR: With 98% of customers willing to recommend the company’s hosting services to others, Memset perhaps didn’t need to restructure its support and account management teams. The company did, anyway, and our 2018 Featured Expert for customer service continues to look for new ways to streamline and improve user experiences. Co-Founder Nick Craig-Wood joined Head of Security Tom Owen to discuss how the UK-based host adapted to 2017 challenges and forecast what’s in store for 2018.
Growing Businesses Benefit from Memset’s Competitively Priced, Secure IaaS and Cloud VPS Hosting Services12 Dec 2017
In a Nutshell: Small to midsize business owners looking to take their companies to the next level have plenty to think about at every stage of evolution, but, as many know, establishing a robust web presence is a key step to achieving growth. However, the pricing and maintenance associated with dedicated, on-site web hosting can be restrictive for small businesses on a budget. Many entrepreneurs have discovered the advantages of choosing cloud hosting services, and UK-based Memset is one such company that’s helping businesses grow and keep costs low.
How Memset’s Consultative Approach and Secure Cloud-Based Hosting Services Meet the Needs of Growing25 Aug 2017
Next to launching a small business, the most significant challenges an entrepreneur often faces is expansion. Whether it is upgrading systems to support higher traffic or gaining insights into performance, small businesses need scalable and personalized hosting solutions that keep step with company growth.