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Blue Sky Thinks: July

Welcome to the July Blue Sky Hosting newsletter – Blue Sky Thinks When it comes to IBM Notes and Domino, we're the experts. We've a wealth of knowledge and services to help with your Notes/Domino environment. Not sure you're Domino infrastructure is in tip top shape? Look no further than our cost effective IBM Domino Health Check service! Here are [...]

2018-07-30T15:56:55+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Cyber Security, IBM, News, Newsletter|

ICON 2018

Blue Sky Hosting are a Bronze sponsor at ICON UK 2018 Find out what’s HOT We think it’s great news that ICON UK is back for 2018 and we are proud to be a Bronze sponsor. Why not come and hear for yourself the latest set of announcements from IBM & HCL about what’s happening [...]

2018-07-13T15:55:15+00:00 July 13th, 2018|IBM, News|

Update. Patch.

Updating your systems with the latest’s patches from the manufacturer may seem like a simple and quick task, click update, make coffee, click restart, drink coffee, all done. So why do so many people not do it? Recently I saw a customers PC running Windows 7 which had never been updated since the day it [...]

2018-07-05T08:46:31+00:00 July 5th, 2018|News|

Phishing for a Solution

Phishing emails have become a common threat, most of us see something daily that has all the hallmarks of a phishing email. Symantec have recently released an Internet Security report (https://resource.elq.symantec.com/LP=5840?cid=70138000000rm1eAAA ) that told us that “Spear-phishing emails emerged as by far the most widely used infection vector, employed by 71 percent of groups.”. Spear [...]

2018-06-26T07:18:40+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Cyber Security, News|

Cloudflare Internet Summit 2018

What an entertaining and edifying day! I’m a fan of the services that Cloudflare deliver and after today run the risk of being a little infatuated. That said when Cloudflare launched I trialled their service and found it to be lacking but I was intrigued by the idea and that was enough to re-visit the [...]

2018-06-15T14:39:47+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Cloud, Cyber Security, News|

Blue Sky Thinks: April

We've collated a few interesting articles that we have been talking about at Blue Sky recently, we hope you will find them interesting too. Please get in touch if you would like to discuss any of these, or related topics, with us. Cloud is Ubiquitous and Untrusted. An interesting piece comparing how much people trust the [...]

2018-04-26T13:03:34+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Newsletter|

Why We Should All Invest In Penetration Testing

Penetration testing is a phrase that is used a lot in the current climate, especially with regards to web applications. There have been occasions where I have come across people who still do not see the value in cyber security services, particularly regarding a full penetration test. Vulnerability scanners - software either run locally or [...]

2018-04-13T15:56:56+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Cyber Security, News, Uncategorized|