RCS messaging: An introduction to rich communication services | MessageMedia New Zealand

Rich communications services (RCS) is the hot new thing on the communications landscape. But what is it and how will it change the way we communicate? It’s hard to believe that SMS is more than 20 years old, when so many other platforms have come and gone in much shorter Continue Reading

Cyber and Physical Convergence is Creating New Attack Opportunities for Cybercriminals

What next? To address the challenges highlighted in the report from Fortinet, organization need to take the following steps: Evolve defenses to address the increase in cyberattack complexity. Just as cybercriminals employ machines to propagate botnet attacks, organizations also need to leverage technology advances in the area of AI/ML to combat new, machine-generated Continue Reading

Best practices to strengthen Plesk server security – Plesk Tips

What we suggest here is migration to the new server. With a successful attack, intruders raise their privileges to root level – meaning they can do anything with the server. And just because you find malware/rootkits during investigation and clean it, doesn’t guarantee no others inside your system. It’s possible Continue Reading

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Snap up your development – Tools for making the snap trek easier

Software development is what happens in between users and bug reports. Niccolo Machiavelli In an ideal world, developers would be able to create new applications without any errors, and live happily ever after. Unfortunately, errors, warnings and bugs are an inseparable part of the process. Sometimes, these problems are caused Continue Reading

New Call Center Reports in 3CX V15.5 SP1

When running a call center, agent productivity and customer satisfaction are top priorities. And what better way to monitor these than from within your PBX with call reports? With the release of 3CX V15.5 SP1 we have added 4 new call reports which will give managers and supervisors the data Continue Reading

Industry 4.0 and Application Virtualization

What Is Industry 4.0 Industry 4.0 – The first industrial revolution was powered by steam—the second, by electricity and the assembly lines that led to mass production. Automation led the third revolution from the 1960s onward. For instance, General Motors installed robotic arms to assist their assembly lines in 1961.     Today, we are entering the fourth industrial revolution, or as many prefer to call it, Industry 4.0. In this technological paradigm, computers and automation will come together in a new and innovative way. Artificial Intelligence Continue Reading

Don’t Get Hit by the Whaler’s Harpoon

What is Whaling? Chances are you’re familiar with the term Phishing, where scammers use social engineering tactics to get users to give up personal information such as financial data, Social Security numbers, or other highly confidential and valuable information. That email you received from the “IRS” asking for your Social Continue Reading

Rise of the Funnel Cloud: When Good Clouds Go Bad

What is a cloud, really? In the simplest terms, the cloud allows users to store and access data and programs on someone else’s hardware, usually over the internet, rather than using their local device or network resources. But it is much more than simply offsite storage. It also includes services that Continue Reading

Zimbra Desktop 7.3.1 is Here – Better Spell Check & Attachment Workflow!

What is Zimbra Desktop? It is a free and open source email client application that you can use on Windows, Mac, and Linux. Install Zimbra Desktop on your computer, and you can link and view all of your email accounts in one place (Zimbra, Yahoo!, gmail, IMAP or POP) — Continue Reading

When the Internet (Officially) Became the Public Square

Sometimes, well-intended efforts to prevent unacceptable behavior run into the reality of what it means to have an open and free society. That is what happened at the Supreme Court on Monday. Souvenir Postcard by unknown The Supreme Court issued an opinion confirming something we at Cloudflare have long believed Continue Reading

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