Zinopy is sponsoring HEAnet 2018

Posted by John Ryan
on 11-Oct-2018 12:42:15

Zinopy is sponsoring this year’s HEAnet conference being held from 7 - 9 November in the Galmont Hotel in Galway (you might know it as the Radisson). With 26 exhibitors (sold out) and around 500 attendees, HEAnet attracts delegates from across the Education and Research Sector, as well as industry leaders and technology experts.

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Topics: Security, SecureOperationsCentre

WannaCry – One Year On

Posted by John Ryan
on 15-May-2018 13:51:33

One year ago this past weekend the world was rocked by WannaCry, the biggest ever ransomware of its kind, which spread like wildfire around the world infecting hundreds of thousands of computers in over 150 countries within hours, encrypting data and demanding ransom to be paid via bitcoin.  It essentially took Ireland’s Health Service Executive computer systems off the internet for nearly a week, as they worked to patch unpatched systems.

 

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Citrix Cloud - What is it and why does it matter?

Posted by James O'Regan
on 13-Apr-2018 11:25:07

In my previous blog I spoke about migrating from XenApp 6.5 to XenApp 7.15 LTSR. But moving to 7.15 LTSR is not simply an upgrade, it’s a full migration because you are moving from an IMA (Independent Management Architecture) Architecture to a FMA (Flexible Management Architecture) Architecture so now it is the perfect time to examine your cloud strategy and look at what Citrix Cloud has to offer.

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The Cyber Security World is Changing

Posted by John Ryan
on 28-Mar-2018 13:59:43

The vast majority of IT security budgets are allocated to preventing security breaches.  However, Gartner predicts that by 2020, 60% of enterprises' information security budgets will be allocated for rapid detection and response approaches, up from less than 10% in 2014.

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What can we learn from 2017 Cyber Security Threats?

Posted by Gustavo Mania
on 24-Jan-2018 15:21:13

2017 has given us a lot to reflect on in the world of Cyber Security. What Cyber-attacks broke out last year? Were your company or any of your customers affected? How did you prevent the attacks and how can you prevent those attacks in the future? Or how can you better protect your organisation and your customers from new threats in 2018?

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Be Cyber-Security ready for 2018. Here are 4 key questions you should ask now to define your Security posture.

Posted by John Ryan
on 22-Dec-2017 11:41:04

Cyber-attacks are evolving at an alarming rate and affect everyone and anyone. With the current threat landscape at its highest, how can we aim to keep ourselves and our customers cyber secure?

Knowledge is power and understanding your organisation’s security posture, although no trivial task, is a crucial starting point for any business serious about protecting from cyber attacks and potential security breaches.

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Citrix XenApp 6.5 end of life approaching - Here's why to upgrade to XenApp 7.15

Posted by James O'Regan
on 06-Dec-2017 20:23:37

As you may be aware XenApp 6.5 is coming to the end of its life on June 30, 2018 and if you have yet to upgrade no need to panic but now is the time to start planning your migration.

I know a lot of customers have hesitated in upgrading because of a lack of feature parity in XenApp 7.x but with the release of 7.15 I believe we have now reached that stage.

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The threat of Shadow IT and how to avoid it

Posted by James O'Regan
on 02-Nov-2017 14:49:34

Many people will have come across the term Shadow IT but maybe not understood it and the threat it represents.

But the example from the news yesterday perfectly highlights this where Doctors are using WhatsApp to talk about patients and sharing patient data.

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Virtual WorkSpace Combats Climate Change

Posted by Aidan McEvoy
on 19-Oct-2017 13:04:12

It is likely we will experience greater extremities in climate behaviour.

The evidence is clear, for centuries atmospheric carbon dioxide levels were never above 300 parts per million, today they are above 400 and increasing.

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