What are Meltdown and Spectre? Here’s what you need to know.


As you would no doubt of read over the past few days, a newly discovered form of security threat that involves attackers exploiting common features of modern microprocessors (aka chips) that power our computers, tablets, smartphones, and other gadgets. These attacks, known as “Meltdown” and “Spectre”, are getting a lot of attention. People are (rightly) concerned, and it’s of course very important to apply all of the necessary software updates that have been carefully produced and made available. Technology leaders, including Microsoft and Apple, are working together to address these exploits and minimize the risk of potential attacks.

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Train Your Staff To Protect Your IT Security

13939897668907Security is usually one of the highest priorities for any member of a technology team. An organisation’s IT department is usually tasked with maintaining security and protecting a business from technology related security risks.

However, as technology becomes more integrated into our professional and personal lives, all employees in an organisation are in a position to inadvertently put the online security and reputation of an organisation at risk. Conversely, they are also in a position to do their part to maintain security.
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