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Highly renowned North West firm, Guy Williams Layton, is implementing the Proclaim Practice Management Software solution from Eclipse Legal Systems, the sole Law Society Endorsed legal software provider.

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Established Liverpool firm, ACSL Solicitors, has selected the Proclaim Practice Management Software solution from Eclipse Legal Systems, the sole Law Society Endorsed legal software provider. Founded in 2009, ACSL Solicitors specialises in a range of legal areas – including Conveyancing and Dispute Resolution – and the firm’s expansive client base is comprised of both corporate and private clients. ACSL Solicitors prides itself on its ability to provide clients with professional legal advice and a personal... Source: RealWire
Announcement follows Cogeco Peer 1’s partnership with Jisc and connection to Janet NetworkLondon. 9 May, 2017: Cogeco Peer 1, a globally recognised specialist provider of colocation, network connectivity, managed hosting, cloud and managed services, today announced its partnership with DTP Group (DTP), a leading provider of information technology solutions and services whose client list includes Imperial College, British Library, University of Liverpool and University of Manchester.

The partnership follows the recent announcement that Cogeco Peer... Source: RealWire
Announcement follows Cogeco Peer 1rsquo;s partnership with Jisc and connection to Janet NetworkLondon. 9 May, 2017: Cogeco Peer 1, a globally recognised specialist provider of colocation, network connectivity, managed hosting, cloud and managed services, today announced its partnership with DTP Group (DTP), a leading provider of information technology solutions and services whose client list includes Imperial College, British Library, University of Liverpool and University of Manchester.

The partnership follows the recent announcement that Cogeco Peer... Source: RealWire
New start-up, HEDS Law, has selected the Proclaim Practice Management system from Eclipse Legal Systems, the sole Law Society Endorsed legal software provider.

Based in Liverpool, HEDS Law specialises in providing Personal Injury services to an already...
After backlash over censored LGBTQ+ content, Google debuts "Internet Citizens" project.
Do they use 'the language of hacking', including referring to themselves as a 'hacker'? Hot on the heels of Liverpool being awarded the European Capital of Culture for 2008 comes a charity programme, run by YouthFed, titled Hackers to Heroes.…
Press Release London, 30 December 2016 - Scammers are increasing the number of calls where they claim ‘our records show you’ve been in a car accident’, according to call-blocking and caller ID Company, Hiya (www.hiya.com).

These types of calls were the most reported scams of 2016, says Hiya, closely followed by PPI calls, and calls claiming you’ve won a prize. The car accident scam peaked in October - the worst month of the year for mobile phone scams overall – with growth of 84% in the period January to November. PPI scam claims peaked in November and saw an 81% growth over the year.

The UK leads Europe in that it has the highest percentage of nuisance calls, at a significant 13% of all calls placed. “Defrauding people is big business, which is why the number of scam calls continues to grow and more elaborate schemes appear,” says Alex Algard, CEO of Hiya. “Scammers are getting more sophisticated.

They mask the calls by using common area codes so people answer them. Our advice is to be careful and trust your instinct.
If an offer sounds too good to be true, then it probably is.” The year in review: Newcomer scam of the year: ‘Lucky Winner’ Worst month for phone scams: October Scam that declined over the year: Betting, down 240% from Jan-Nov, peaked in March Worst area code offenders: (020) London (0161) Manchester (0141) Glasgow (0113) Leeds (0121) Birmingham (01922) Walsall (01268) Basildon (0151) Liverpool (0115) Nottingham (01792) Swansea Top Scams in the UK: Car accident claims, 84% growth over the year, peaked in October PPI scam calls, 81% growth over the year, peaked in November Lucky winner, 64% growth over the year, peaked in October Loan scams, 85% growth over the year, peaked in August All inclusive holiday compensation, 91% growth over the year, peaked in October About HiyaHiya provides enhanced caller ID products and services designed to make the phone experience better. With a database of more over 1.5 billion unique numbers globally, Hiya leverages its expansive algorithms to identify unknown calls and texts and to monitor phone-based threats for consumers and businesses. Hiya screens more than 665 million incoming calls per month, and has detected more than one billion robo, telemarketing and scam calls and texts to date. Hiya is available as a consumer app on Google Android and iPhone and is integrated into the phone experience for T-Mobile and Samsung Galaxy S7 users worldwide.

For more information, please visit www.hiya.com. For more information on the survey, contact:Kate Hartley / Malini MajithiaCarrot Communications0203 770 5836 / kate.hartley@carrotcomms.co.uk
EnlargeEmmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images reader comments 7 Share this story In an effort to stamp down on irresponsible drone flights, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)—which regulates all flights in the UK—has launched a new version of the "Dronecode." The Dronecode is a set of rules, regulations, and recommendations originally launched in 2015 that stated drones must stay within sight of the pilot, below an altitude of 400 feet (120 metres), that they must stay away from aircraft and airports, and that operators must use common sense to keep others safe. However, according to research conducted by the CAA, only 39 percent of drone owners have actually heard of the Dronecode, with only 36 percent being made aware of it at the time of purchase. To make things a little easier for pilots to remember, the watchdog has come up with a mnemonic aid as follows: Don't fly near airports or airfields Remember to stay below 400ft (120m) and at least 150ft (50m) away from buildings and people Observe your drone at all times Never fly near aircraft Enjoy responsibly While you can't help but feel the CAA stopped trying by the time it got to the letter "O," there's no doubt that some drone pilots could use some common sense. Earlier this month it emerged that airline pilots reported four near misses with drones in a month, including one flying near London's Shard and another at Liverpool airport. One pilot even reported he could identify the particular brand of drone that came within 100 meters of the plane because "his son had the very same model." Drone crime has also soared in the UK, with police being called in to investigate alleged pedophiles filming playgrounds, high-tech drug-runners trying to smuggle contraband into prisons, and even one occasion when a man was caught filming people at an ATM in Northern Ireland. Alongside the Dronecode, the CAA and air traffic control body NATS has also launched dronesafe.uk, which includes the regulator's rules as well as training resources. UK retailer Maplin said it will ensure those that buy drones in the run up to Christmas are aware of the Dronecode at the time of purchase. This post originated on Ars Technica UK
DXZ4 and DXZC PCoIP Zero Clients approved by CESG for use by government and public sector organisations across the UKLondon, UK, May 24, 2016 – Amulet Hotkey Ltd., a leader in design, manufacturing and system integration for remote physical and virtual workstation solutions, today announced at CyberUK in Practice 2016 show, that their PCoIP zero clients have been certified as secure by CESG, the National Technical Authority for Information Assurance within the UK.

Amulet Hotkey is the only PCoIP zero client vendor to receive a certification of this type.

Amulet Hotkey’s DXZ4 and DXZC PCoIP zero clients combine innovative design and manufacturing to deliver simple, stateless and highly secure clients for both mission and business critical environments. Fig 2: UK CESG CPA Certified PCoIP Zero Clients Amulet Hotkey DXZ4 and DXZC clients have now been formally recognized by CESG, the body tasked with assisting Government Departments with cyber security, as being compliant with their Commercial Product Assurance (CPA) scheme for Remote Desktop at Foundation Grade.

This is a result of a joint effort between Amulet Hotkey, Teradici Corporation, Roke Manor Research Test Lab, and CESG to rigorously test against a stringent set of requirements developed to assure security compliance for remote desktop devices in nations such as the UK and US.

Achieving approval for use at the “OFFICIAL” level, both the DXZ4 and DXZC are recommended for government and public sector organisations, including government departments, the police, hospitals, emergency response, command and control centres and local councils. The certification allows government, public sector, as well as security conscious enterprise to enjoy the security and rich desktop experience of Amulet Hotkey PCoIP Zero Clients when connecting to remote 3D graphics workstations or virtual and cloud desktops. “We developed the DXZ4 and DXZC PCoIP zero clients from the ground up to meet and exceed the demanding security requirements of government while addressing the graphic and performance needs of users,” said David Bailey, Group Managing Director and CEO, Amulet Hotkey Ltd. “CESG certification further demonstrates our commitment to delivering robust and secure solutions for mission and business critical environments.” “We are delighted that the CESG have recognized Amulet Hotkey’s PCoIP Zero Clients as meeting the highest security standards for remote desktop devices,” said Jayesh Shah, Vice President Product Management, Teradici Corporation, “PCoIP Zero Clients are the simplest, most secure and easy to manage endpoints with the highest quality user experience.” Amulet Hotkey DXZ4 and DXZC Clients provide key benefits including: CESG CPA Certification – The DXZ4 and DXZC series of PCoIP Zero Clients running firmware 4.8.0 are certified as secure for Remote Desktop Security Characteristic version 1.0 at Foundation Grade.

CESG Certificate number: RDT5722298 Flexible deployment– The DXZ4 and DXZC support a variety of users across multiple locations connecting to remote physical or virtual 3D workstations, VMware Horizon virtual desktops and applications, or Amazon Web Services Workspaces cloud desktops. Mission Critical Design – The DXZ4 and DXZC are engineered for security, reliability, and strict emissions control.

The DXZ4 is the only zero client available with redundant network ports for standard RJ45 copper connections, or SFP slots for either copper or fibre modules. Extensive Endpoint Security - Only display pixels are sent to the client allowing application data to remain locked down in a secure data centre. No sensitive data reaches the endpoint since there is no Windows or Linux OS to patch or upgrade, no hard drive or application data storage. Many other security features including: unique USB security authorization, smartcard, proxcard and security token support, controlled SSL certificate trust store, 256-bit/128-bit AES and NSA Suite B encryption cyphers feature/menu lockdown options as well as IEEE 802.1x network authentication. Exceptional user experience – The DXZ4 and DXZC support dual, quad and octal display configurations for a range of users from mainstream office desktops to the highest performance 3D graphics workstations. Lower power – less than 10W at the desktop eliminates heat and noise to improve the work environment while reducing operational cost. Join Amulet Hotkey at CESG CyberUK in Practice exhibition hall, Liverpool Arena and Convention Center, May 24-25, 2016, for more information visit https://registration.livegroup.co.uk/cesg_cip16/For more information visit www.amulethotkey.com/products/pcoip-zero-client/cpa-certified-zero-clients or contact Amulet Hotkey http://www.amulethotkey.com/contact-us/. About Amulet HotkeyAmulet Hotkey is a proven innovator in design, manufacturing and system integration of high availability solutions for remote physical or virtual workstation, as well as virtual and cloud desktop that are optimized for both mission and business critical applications to deliver robust, secure and uncompromised performance backed up by world-class support.

Amulet Hotkey partners with leading manufacturers of data center, cloud and virtualization technologies that enable them to bring to market unique solutions tailored to enterprise IT needs for a truly flexible and scalable computing architecture.

Amulet Hotkey customers include Fortune 500 and Global 2000 enterprises as well as local and federal governments.

The Amulet Hotkey solutions are deployed in command and control, emergency call centers, investment banks, oil & gas, CAD designers, digital content creation, and post production studios around the world. Amulet Hotkey was founded in 1990, and is headquartered in the UK where design and manufacturing facilities are based with sales, support and technology centers in London and New York.

For more information see www.amulethotkey.com. Amulet Hotkey is a trademark of Amulet Hotkey Ltd., and are registered in the United Kingdom, United States and/or other countries.

Any other trademarks or registered trademarks mentioned in this release are the intellectual property of their respective owners. About TeradiciTeradici is the technology leader for creating virtual workspaces.

The company’s PCoIP technology powers the spectrum of local, remote, mobile and collaborative work styles, fundamentally simplifying how computing is provisioned, managed and used throughout virtual and cloud environments.

The world’s largest cloud computing companies rely on PCoIP technology to fulfil the promise of the cloud – an outstanding user experience, securely delivered to any device, anywhere.

Teradici customers include Fortune 500 enterprises and institutions around the world, local and federal government agencies, and cloud and service providers.

Teradici was founded in 2004, and is headquartered in British Columbia.

For more information, visit www.teradici.com. About CESGCESG is the information security arm of Government Communication Headquarters (GCHQ), and is the National Technical Authority for Information Assurance within the UK.

The CESG Commercial Product Assurance (CPA) scheme evaluates Consumer Of-the-Shelf (COTS) products and their developers against published security and development standards. Amulet Hotkey Contacts:European Editorial:Tony HilliardTel: +44 20 7960 2400tony.hilliard@amulethotkey.com US Editorial:Stu RobinsonTel: +1 212.269.9300stu.robinson@amulethotkey.com
A man has been arrested in Portsmouth on suspicion of masterminding a £1.6m "cyber attack" on cash machines across the country. Allegedly part of an organised gang from Eastern Europe, the group targeted cash machines in Brighton, London and Liverpool by injecting a virus into the machines. The gang accessed the machines by drilling holes in them in the exact place to insert a USB stick containing the malware, dubbed Tyupkin. "An extensive, intelligence-led investigation has uncovered what we believe is an organised crime gang systematically infecting and then clearing cash machines across the UK using specially created malware," Detective Inspector Dave Strange told the Daily Mail. He continued: "Cyber-enabled crime presents a major threat to our public and private sectors and to an increasing number of citizens. The only way to tackle this is by law enforcement and counter fraud agencies working in alliance, which is exactly what the London Regional Fraud Team and National Crime Agency (NCA) have done over several months culminating in today's arrest." After the machines had been infected, the attackers were able to simply withdraw an unlimited amount of money from them at a time specified in the malware code. Kaspersky, the Russian security software company, first identified the malware that the gang used. It had been thought that the attacks used the Tyupkin malware, which only works on certain ageing cash machines running Windows, had been largely restricted to Eastern Europe. "Over the past few years, we have observed a major upswing in ATM [automated teller machine] attacks using skimming devices and malicious software. "Now we are seeing the natural evolution of this threat with cyber-criminals moving up the chain and targeting financial institutions directly. This is done by infecting ATMs themselves or launching direct APT-style attacks against banks. The Tyupkin malware is an example of the attackers taking advantage of weaknesses in the ATM infrastructure," said Vicente Diaz, principal security researcher at Kaspersky Lab's Global Research and Analysis Team.
Liverpool and London (September 22, 2014) - A new Transactis-Retail Knowledge survey of leading loss prevention professionals shows that 88% see retailers placing a greater focus on fraudulent goods lost in transit (GLIT) claims than they were two year...