KRACK Wi-Fi attack – What you need to know

20th October 2017
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patch management

A devastating flaw in Wi-Fi’s WPA security protocol makes it possible for attackers to eavesdrop on data when devices or other endpoints connect to the Wi-Fi network. Dubbed KRACK (Key Reinstallation Attack), the issue affects the Wi-Fi protocol itself, and works against all modern protected Wi-Fi networks. This means that if any device uses Wi-Fi, KRACK is highly likely to impact it. Fortunately, over the course of this week major software and operating system companies have moved quickly to patch the issue. However, issues remain with many users not patching their devices or adhering to IT security best practices.

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The first line of defence – Patch Management
Is your approach effective?

13th October 2017
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patch management

Over recent weeks at Wanstor we have had several businesses contact us about helping them with their IT security strategies. IT security is and has been for a number of years a real “hot IT topic”. Even though IT security seems to always be in the news, the engineering team at Wanstor are constantly amazed at the number of businesses who are not undertaking basic IT security measures, and leaving themselves open to attack. One of the main causes of IT security attacks on businesses is through devices and networks which have not had a patch management strategy applied to them.

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Restaurant Tech Live 2017 – Where you there? If not don’t worry, here is a brief summary

29th September 2017
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Restaurant Tech Live Summary

This week Wanstor attended Restaurant Tech Live at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre in London. For those of you who have not heard of the event, it is Europe’s largest exhibition dedicated to the emerging technology and services that are forming the future of the restaurant industry. The event provides a great insight into the different dining trends of tomorrow and gives restaurant, hotel and hospitality venue managers, directors and owners the opportunity to find the latest products, services, and systems, from across the globe all in one place. In summary the event brings together over 200 cutting edge technology suppliers with thousands of restaurant businesses from across the UK.

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Wanstor is exhibiting at Restaurant Tech Live 2017

10th September 2017
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 Restaurant Tech Live 2017

Wanstor are pleased to be exhibiting at this year’s Restaurant Tech Live at ExCeL in London. 

As Europe’s largest exhibition dedicated to technology and services in the restaurant sector, the show provides you with a glimpse into the dinning of tomorrow and will offer you the opportunity to find the latest products, services, systems and advancements in the sector from across the world.

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WannaCry Ransomware Attack

16th May 2017
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WannaCry Ransomware Attack

On the 12 of May 2017, a massive ransomware attack called WannaCry was unleashed and it has ended up disrupting business operations for both public and private organisations on multiple continents, with the NHS in the UK probably being one of the highest profile victims to date.  If you are infected, you will find this flavour of ransomware to be highly virulent, spreading rapidly across your corporate network.

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