New Case Study: Abbey Gate College

We’re pleased to announce the release of a new case study – Abbey Gate College… Abbey Gate College is the longest running, independent, co-educational school for pupils aged 4 to 18 in Chester. Based in two locations they promote academic ambition and excellence by nurturing potential, encouraging aspiration and developing an understanding of the wider

Introducing the FortiGate 100F

We’ve just taken delivery of Fortinet’s latest FortiGate 100F. This is a next generation firewall suitable for mid-to-large enterprises, with the flexibility to be deployed at the campus or enterprise branch. One of the unique things about this new FortiGate is the industry’s first dedicated SD-WAN ASIC, which delivers the fastest application identification and steering

Get to Know… Simon Koscinski

Simon Koscinski is the founder and managing director of Advatek. Get to know him here… How long have you worked in the IT industry? A solid 19 Years – not sure where all that time has gone. How long have you been running Advatek? I have been at the helm of Advatek for 11 Years

Get to Know… Mat John

Mat John recently started as Technical Account Manager for the Midlands, get to know him in our Q&A here… How long have you worked in the IT industry ? I’ve spent 15 years in the IT Industry, previous to this I worked as a multiskilled Maintenance engineer (electrical biased) fixing plant machinery which I moved

Cardiff Met

New Case Study: Cardiff Metropolitan University

Established in 1865, Cardiff Metropolitan University’s education, research, and innovation programmes attract people from around the globe. They bring together students, governments, and industry to create tangible benefits for individuals, society and the economy. The Challenge The relentless growth of virtual learning and the digital economy drives universities to continually review the security of their

Indicators of Compromise Service

Already a FortiAnalyzer user?  You should consider the Indicators of Compromise subscription from Fortinet: Indicators of compromise (IOCs) are artifacts observed on a network or in an operations system where we have a high confidence that said artifact indicates a computer intrusion. FortiGuard’s IOC service helps security analysts identify risky devices and users based on

FortiOS 6.0: FortiGuard content disarm and reconstruction

Some interesting info here on some of the new features in FortiOS 6.0 – Content Disarm and Reconstruction. Content Disarm and Reconstruction (CDR) removes exploitable content and replaces it with content that’s known to be safe. As files are processed through an enabled AntiVirus profile, content that’s found to be malicious or unsafe is replaced with content that allows the traffic to continue, but

SVC Awards 2018

IT Security Project of the Year

We’re absolutely delighted to announce that last Thursday, at the SVC awards, we won the award for IT Security Project of the Year! A very special thank you to all that voted for us at the awards! The award was based on an internal segmentation and perimeter security project which also included a business continuity