Network & Internet

TP-Link TL-SG3210XHP-M2 review: Any port in a storm
A photograph of the TP-Link TL-SG3210XHP-M2
network switches

TP-Link TL-SG3210XHP-M2 review: Any port in a storm

An affordable multi-Gig PoE+ switch with a big power budget and management features to match
23 Sep 2021
Myriota taps Spire Global for global satellite expansion
A city skyline connected by networks to represent IoT
Internet of Things (IoT)

Myriota taps Spire Global for global satellite expansion

The partnership will help Myriota expand its IoT offering while reducing latency
22 Sep 2021
Critical flaw in vCenter Server could give hackers infrastructure access
The entrance sign at VMware's headquarters in Palo Alto
vulnerability

Critical flaw in vCenter Server could give hackers infrastructure access

VMware is urging users to patch the 9.8-rated vulnerability as soon as possible
22 Sep 2021
EnGenius ECW260 review: Braving the elements
A photograph of the EnGenius ECW260 with aerials attached
routers

EnGenius ECW260 review: Braving the elements

A heavily armoured outdoor Wi-Fi 6 AP offering great performance and cloud management at a good price
22 Sep 2021
Fibre misuse is “coming back to bite” broadband industry
A green telecom cabinet advertising the release of fibre broadband in the area
broadband

Fibre misuse is “coming back to bite” broadband industry

GigaHead exec has called on Ofcom to highlight the benefits of full-fibre broadband
22 Sep 2021
Half of UK premises now have gigabit broadband
Close up Gigabit Switch and network cable or LAN UTP cat6 cable
broadband

Half of UK premises now have gigabit broadband

The UK could reach 65% to 68% gigabit coverage by early 2022, according to ThinkBroadband
21 Sep 2021
HTTP vs HTTPS: What difference does it make to security?
HTTPS browser
Network & Internet

HTTP vs HTTPS: What difference does it make to security?

We look at the difference between the two and tell you how to switch between them
17 Sep 2021
Can you put SSDs in a NAS?
An SSD shown inside a PC system
network attached storage (NAS)

Can you put SSDs in a NAS?

Most NAS drives will accept SSDs as well as mechanical hard drives - we look at whether it's a good idea
17 Sep 2021
BT brings free gigabit Wi-Fi to London's streets with Street Hub 2.0 rollout
The BT Street Hub 2.0 kiosk
Network & Internet

BT brings free gigabit Wi-Fi to London's streets with Street Hub 2.0 rollout

The first of 300 units have been unveiled in the London borough of Kensington and Chelsea
17 Sep 2021
Alphabet’s laser-powered broadband demonstrates 99.9% uptime within first 20 days
Graphic demonstrating how the Project Taara laser-based internet service works
Network & Internet

Alphabet’s laser-powered broadband demonstrates 99.9% uptime within first 20 days

X, the Moonshot Factory trials ‘fibre without fibre’ across the Congo River with 700TB of data transmitted in its first few weeks
17 Sep 2021
What is a DNS server?
Networks servers
Domain Name System (DNS)

What is a DNS server?

We explain what a DNS server is, how it works and how to avoid DNS hijacking
16 Sep 2021
IoT privacy and security concerns
A secure network depicted by connected padlocks
Security

IoT privacy and security concerns

We take a look at what's needed to really secure internet-connected devices
15 Sep 2021
Google’s Grace Hopper subsea cable lands in Cornwall
A buoy of the Grace Hopper cable on a Cornwall beach
Infrastructure

Google’s Grace Hopper subsea cable lands in Cornwall

The 600km-long Google-funded cable connects the US to Europe
15 Sep 2021
UK broadband speeds continue to lag in Europe
Planet Earth seen from space with net overlay
broadband

UK broadband speeds continue to lag in Europe

The average download speeds in Western Europe are almost twice as fast as the UK’s
14 Sep 2021
JFrog acquires Upswift for edge-based DevOps expansion
A city skyline connected by networks to represent IoT
mergers and acquisitions

JFrog acquires Upswift for edge-based DevOps expansion

Upswift's tool will extend JFrog's DevOps pipeline to IoT devices
13 Sep 2021
BT conducts 'world's first' trial of quantum-secure communications
The facade of BT corporate office in London, UK
Network & Internet

BT conducts 'world's first' trial of quantum-secure communications

The achievement was made possible using hollow-core fibre cable provided by a Southampton Uni startup
13 Sep 2021
The most secure email services of 2021
Secure inbox depicted with code
email providers

The most secure email services of 2021

Email is not secure by design, but these email providers allow you to send emails with top-level security
12 Sep 2021
What is TCP/IP?
TCP/IP on a blue background
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)

What is TCP/IP?

How this protocol from the 1970s keep the internet operational
10 Sep 2021
Medigate and CrowdStrike bolster IoT medical device security
A stethoscope on top of a MacBook keyboard
Internet of Things (IoT)

Medigate and CrowdStrike bolster IoT medical device security

CrowdStrike will integrate its Falcon software with Medigate’s device security platform
10 Sep 2021
LTE vs 5G: What's the difference?
A city skyline with a technology 5G overlay
Network & Internet

LTE vs 5G: What's the difference?

Assessing the latest networking technologies and their role in business
10 Sep 2021
IoT devices are more vulnerable than ever
Internet of Things
Internet of Things (IoT)

IoT devices are more vulnerable than ever

Ove a billion attacks recorded on IoT devices in the first six months of the year
10 Sep 2021
The best remote access solutions
Remote access controls on a laptop computer
Software

The best remote access solutions

We round up the top remote access software for mobile workers, including those with collaboration, screen-sharing and support tools
10 Sep 2021
What is an ASPX file?
Web URLs
web browser

What is an ASPX file?

We look at what this web file does and how it can be viewed...
9 Sep 2021