Ransomware Trends For 2021 Roundup

January 5, 2022By Andrew RadfordCyber Security, Ransomware, Technology

While ransomware needs no introduction as a cybersecurity threat, 2021 demonstrated that cybercriminals could disrupt anyone from individuals, the private sector, and even governments. In 2021, cyberattacks hitting individuals, corporations and supply chains are on the rise. Ransomware attacks affected the ability of millions from accessing health care, fuel, and even the purchase of groceries. … Read More

Will SD-WAN Completely Replace MPLS?

December 30, 2021By Andrew RadfordSD-WAN, Technology

Compared to Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Software-Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN) is said to be more cost-effective, secure, and resilient. Will SD-WAN replace MPLS? Of the two, MPLS is still the king of low latency site-to-site data transfer; This makes MPLS appear hard to beat, especially considering most new technologies require the fastest data transfer … Read More

Why Is Low Latency Important? 5 Key Areas

December 16, 2021By Andrew RadfordTechnology

With real-time business-critical applications such as voice, video, and even the evolving metaverse demanding even more from the network layer, low latency is becoming the latest technical challenge your company faces. So, why is low latency important? While eliminating latency isn’t technically possible, reducing it is most certainly achievable. At Securus Communications, we have rolled … Read More

13 Tips to Prevent Cyber Attacks on Businesses

August 31, 2021By Andrew RadfordTechnology

As companies continue to expand remote working operations, they must re-evaluate security weaknesses to prevent cyber attacks and data theft. The speed at which organisations have transitioned to cloud services has also spawned new challenges in protecting vital business information. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed gaps in security that few could have predicted. These gaps … Read More

8 Cyber Attacks That Threaten Your Business

April 20, 2021By Andrew RadfordCyber Security, Technology

A data breach can have disastrous results for any business. By 2025, the estimated damage from cybercriminal activity will cost $10.5 trillion globally (source). Given the striking statistics, Securus Communications urges companies of all sizes to prioritise data security. Your organisation must invest in robust cybersecurity defence and supporting systems to mitigate these cyber-attacks. Today’s threat landscape … Read More

What is SD-Branch? A Complete Overview

March 22, 2021By Andrew RadfordSD-WAN, Technology

Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) deployments use the power of virtualisation and software-defined networking to increase bandwidth efficiency and boost application performance. This same software-centric approach has evolved into SD-Branch, where branch LAN services are also incorporated. SD-Branch is a platform that integrates the features of SD-WAN, security, routing, LAN, and WiFi functionality into a … Read More

What Is Secure Web Gateway (SWG)?

February 15, 2021By Andrew RadfordTechnology

At Securus Communications, we believe that the Secure Web Gateway (SWG) security model offers a cost-effective security solution for all businesses, from SME’s to huge multinationals. With massive uplift in cloud computing, remote working and anywhere operations (AO), the demand placed on IT Teams to deliver secure end-to-end network services has never been so intense. … Read More

In The News – Securus Speaks To The Business Post

December 28, 2020By Andrew RadfordTechnology

At Securus, we like to think we know a thing or two about SD-WAN (Software Defined Wide Area Networking). After all, the Securus SD-WAN Platform incorporates both reliability and security that is vital to your business success. Our partnership with SD-WAN specialist Masergy allows us to deliver a highly secure, managed SD-WAN solution where security … Read More

Benefits of SD-WAN for Small Businesses

October 31, 2020By Andrew RadfordSD-WAN, Technology

Many small businesses are migrating to cloud-based applications for real-time business application usage in the office, the storefront and also online. The numerous benefits of SD-WAN for small businesses such as increased bandwidth, lower latency, and aggregated link usage can quickly enhance existing WAN services. Changing times have led to a sudden increase in virtual collaboration using … Read More