IT Security News & Blog

CSAM Health Maintains Impressively High Availability Rates with WhatsUp Gold
29 November 2018
Any environment which has SLAs or minimum levels of availability to achieve can become highly pressured one, in which any incident could possibly drag you closer to a red line which you have been mandated not to cross....
5 Foolproof Ways to Improve System & Network Availability
15 October 2018
Ask any IT team what their worst nightmare is and they will likely recant tails of network outages with thumb-twiddling users, panicked management and the embarrassing discovery of a preventable cause....
3 Network Monitoring Fails Worth Avoiding
3 August 2018
Nobody is happy when the company network and systems are slow. Long wait times caused by slow applications and network speeds drain productivity throughout your organisation. As time goes on without a fix, users will start to lose their patience and faith....
6 Reasons to Monitor Netflow with Network Traffic Analysis
31 July 2018
One of the most useful things to have in your network monitoring toolkit is Network Traffic Analysis. It collects and processes network flow data, commonly available through features such as Cisco’s NetFlow as well as other network device manufacturers....
5 Things You Didn't Know About Network Monitoring Solutions
27 July 2018
Network monitoring solutions and SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) have been around for over twenty years; and has become a staple of many a network. With age comes a scepticism about how innovative such solutions can be; and whether or not they are commoditised, with literally hundreds of vendors offering such tools....
Using IFTTT to Monitor Servers and Network Devices
26 July 2018
Being a bit of a technology philistine at home, I was only recently enlightened to the joys of IFTTT technology and how it is powering home automation and other integrations. I have to admit, as much as I prefer to leave IT to my day job, I was intrigued at the possibilities it could open up; and even more so, how this could benefit organisations....
10 Reasons why Network Monitoring Software is a Must Have
18 July 2018
Network monitoring software and solutions are nothing new, starting their humble beginnings with SNMP (Simple Network Monitoring Protocol) in the 1980s. Since then things have progressed to include easier to use protocols for monitoring such as WMI and syslog; as well as SNMP being upgraded to include authentication in version 3....