Network Security: What is it and Why is it Important?

What is Network Security?

What is Network Security? Network security by definition is the processes and procedures deployed to protect network infrastructure from malicious intent. Irrelevant of an organisation’s geographical location or size, networks have vulnerabilities that need to be protected. Often a trade-off exists between maintaining network security and retaining business productivity. Hackers can passively eavesdrop and steal […]

Amidst COVID 19: How to Protect your Network?

COVID19 Remote Workforce Network Security

It is a testament to the ‘anywhere, anytime’ working philosophy that will enable organisations to continue to function through this rapidly changing public health crisis that is COVID-19. It is vital that organisations are aware of the higher associated security risks. Organisations need to carefully consider their work from home protocols to continue to protect […]

Mark McCarter, Co-Founder and Director of NetWireless, Retires.

NetWireless Team at Aruba Atmosphere

After 12 years of solid continuous growth, Mark McCarter has decided to step down as a Director of NetWireless. Mark has been instrumental in executing NetWireless’ growth strategy, along with the company values of enabling greater improved managed services. We sincerely thank Mark for his service, counsel and strategic thinking which has placed NetWireless in […]

Integrating Wi-Fi 6 and 5G will Significantly Boost Innovation

NetWireless are set to have an exciting year with the much-anticipated release of Wi-Fi 6, arguably the most significant wireless development in the last 15 years (5Ghz was released in 2003).    When coupled with the beginnings of the 5G cellular network, we are looking forward to an unprecedented data rate revolution which is set to transform business […]

Trusted Employees, Partners or Contractors Cause 60% of Cyber-Attacks

It is becoming increasingly well known that people within organisations pose one of the largest threats to cybersecurity. In 2016, Business Insider reported on an IBM security brief which stated, “The bigger problem is that most of these (cyber) attacks are initiated by “insiders,” such as employees, business partners, or third-party contractors. … based on […]

Aruba APAC Atmosphere 2018: Intelligent Edge Capabilities

Aruba Atmosphere

  Aruba APAC Atmosphere 2018 and our time in Bangkok has come to an end.  With over 2000 global wireless and wired network specialists gathered together to discuss intelligent edge capabilities, it’s not surprising that we can highlight some very interesting new products and features coming to market.   The conference focused not only on […]

How many devices are on your corporate network?

How many devices are on your network?

BYOD and IOT exploded into our workplaces, creating new, more efficient ways of conducting business and providing us with a wealth of knowledge. According to ZDNet, 50 billion devices will be active on our corporate networks within the next decade. Business transformation is truly underway, however with advancements, another very real conundrum is being brought […]

NetWireless urges Small to Medium Businesses to Pay More Attention to Cybersecurity

Network Security

Low unemployment and a flourishing economy is exacerbating Australia’s cybercrime. According to Gartner, Australia is expected to spend $3.8 billion on cybersecurity in 2018, up 6.5 percent from 2017. With larger companies upping the ante, malicious attackers are turning to easier wins within the small to medium business market. Stressing the importance, Trevor Pangbourne, Technical […]

Implementing a Wireless Network will reduce TCO and increase ROI

Return on Wireless Network Investment

As Chief of Technology, chances are you are constantly balancing value versus cost. Upgrading to a wireless network can often be overlooked with many businesses throwing away the immense opportunity to increase revenue and reduce the total cost of ownership. Recently, NetWireless transitioned a 300-desk office from a wired to a wireless environment with staggering […]

Remain a Hybrid Operation or Move to 100% Cloud?

Moving to hybrid cloud environment: Cloud Security

With enterprise level adoption of cloud computing positioned to drive revenue and innovation, CIO’s will be contemplating taking their hybrid operations further into the cloud. It is well-known that 100% cloud solutions have proven hugely successful for small – medium enterprises, particularly in the retail, hospitality and healthcare industries; Allowing anytime anywhere operations, increased productivity […]

Poorly Configured Network Infrastructure Impacts Wi-Fi

Poor Network Infrastructure impacts Wi-Fi Network

Few people are aware that poorly configured networks have the potential to impact Wi-Fi performance. On occasion, following a NetWireless Network Audit the configuration of switches and controllers have been identified as major contributors to low quality Wi-Fi.   Peace of mind can be attained by conducting a full-scale network assessment to ensure your entire […]

Don’t let your Wi-Fi KRACK – Upgrade Patches available NOW

Most of you will now be aware of the KRACK Wi-Fi flaw that emerged over the last couple of days. KRACK stands for Key Reinstallation Attack and allows hackers to eavesdrop on virtually every internet connected device via a flaw in WPA2 (or Wi-Fi Protected Access 2). WPA2 networks are the current industry standard for […]