October 19, 2018. |

Smartphone security – why hackers are targeting phones

Smartphone security is an increasingly important tool as hackers look for new ways to get to your data. The number of smartphone malware attacks increased by a staggering 400 per cent in 2016, according to a report issued by mobile phone manufacturer Nokia in March 2017. The Finnish firm has been tracking mobile threats since […]

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October 15, 2018. |

Event: Regulations and data security in the cloud

Regulations and data security in the cloud is the topic of the joint event hosted by Penta and Crowe UAE in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) on Monday 5 November 2018. Join other decision makers for an informal meet and complimentary lunch at the exclusive Capital Club. Reserve your space by filling in the form […]

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October 12, 2018. |

Know your networks: What to look for when using wifi away from the office

Public wifi networks can provide easy and convenient access when away from the office. But they also come with risks. For those who have to take their work out of the office, public wifi networks can be a godsend, with almost every coffee shop, airport, railway station and hotel offering some kind of connection, normally […]

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October 05, 2018. |

Tips on using Outlook to manage your emails

Microsoft Outlook remains the world’s most popular email client, synchronizing with almost any email platform. Microsoft’s Office suite of programs has long been the most popular business software package in the world and Outlook, its email client, is a key part of its offering. And while the likes of Gmail and Hotmail are popular for […]

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September 28, 2018. |

Penta announces partnership with authentication specialist Duo

Whether it be with online banking services, travel agents or even social media accounts, multi-factor authentication is becoming more important, and more common. Always looking to provide its clients with the most secure service possible, Penta has partnered with security expert Duo to provide extra layers of coverage to its services. Founded in 2010 Duo, […]

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September 21, 2018. |

New tool to protect SMEs from cybercrime

With the growing threat of cybercrime, authorities have launched a tool to assess the risk your business faces. Research has claimed more than a third of all Swiss SMEs have become the victim of cybercrime and experts believe this figure is set to grow in the coming years. According to technology lobby group ICTSwitzerland, cyber […]

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September 14, 2018. |

Cutting IT bills without cutting quality

Getting your business online is the first step into a world of new opportunities. With more start-ups turning to the web to grow their companies, having effective IT systems in place is almost as important as having the eureka moment to start the business in the first place. Not only are websites your shop window […]

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September 01, 2018. |

Making the most of the cloud’s benefits

Working online offers plenty of benefits to tech-savvy teams Many more people around the world are having to work away from the office as their busy schedules demand them to travel for meetings, manage their workloads via the cloud or even check in while on holiday. In fact, the UK has seen the number of […]

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August 24, 2018. |

Ransomware on the rise

Not all hackers unlock their victims’ data when they pay the ransom. With the ability to cripple your businesses’ IT systems unless you pay up, a ransomware attack could cost your company thousands, both in terms of productivity and in simple money terms. Ransomware is a fairly new type of virus, but its ability to […]

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August 03, 2018. |

The History of Penta

Penta has come a long way from its humble origins in Nyon, Switzerland. Today, Penta is a worldwide IT powerhouse, with offices in three continents serving markets around the world. However, 22 years ago the company began in a tiny office in Nyon, Switzerland. Starting his IT business as a one-man operation, Farhad Khalilnia approached […]

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