Two of the biggest stories in cyber security in 2017 were the discovery of critical flaws in the security of two widely used technologies.  In September researchers disclosed the discovery of Bluebourne, a Bluetooth based attack vector which makes it possible to steal data from almost any Bluetooth enabled device.  In October, the announcement that…

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For a cybersecurity perspective, today’s dominant mobile operating systems have considerable advantages over legacy desktop systems.  Application isolation means that applications are restricted from interfering with the behavior or data of other applications and have highly restricted access to underlying system functions.  The app store software distribution model means that by default applications and their…

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So what is Krack? This week a researcher at the Belgian university KU Leuven revealed that he had discovered a previously unknown vulnerability in the WPA2 Wi-Fi security protocol.  The vulnerability, dupped KRACK,  would allow a hacker to intercept traffic passing between any device (phone, tablet, laptop, IOT device etc) and a Wi-Fi access point….

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Why Facebook Watch could be a problem for your company’s data usage policies Facebook has now opened up its Watch Tab for original video content to everyone in the US. While it’s not going to rival YouTube or Netflix anytime soon, it is still going to be something that you can be sure your employees…

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On Saturday night, the Mayweather McGregor bout is expected to gross $500M plus on pay-per-view alone. That would put in the same league as the all time top ten grossing movies in the US. Hence they’re calling it the ‘money fight’. Using the word ‘fight’ is stretching it a bit given only one of them…

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In our last blog post we outlined how the patch process works and explained why up to one-third of iOS devices and almost all Android devices are still running on old operating system versions. New updates need to be released all the time to add new features, fix bugs and patch up mobile security vulnerabilities….

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We couldn’t be more proud to announce that Corrata has won the Bank Of Ireland technology startup of the year 2017. The Bank of Ireland Startup Awards are Ireland’s premier awards program for early stage Irish business. The event was held at the Mansion House, Dublin and hosted by Dragon’s Den judge Gavin Duffy. By…

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Huge mobile phone bills while travelling in the EU will soon be a thing of the past. End of EU roaming charges Four years after the EU’s proposal for a single telecoms market, roaming surcharges on calls, texts and data usage for your mobile phone will come to end on 15 June 2017. And although…

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Mobile data usage is exploding. In 2014 for the first time smartphone and wireless internet traffic exceeded fixed internet traffic and by 2020 it will account for two-thirds of total global IP traffic. According to Cisco, the average monthly data usage in the U.S. was 2.3 GB in 2016. They predict that by 2019 this will have…

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Our predictions for enterprise mobility trends in 2017 Every new year, technology writers highlight the trends to watch out for over the next twelve months.A shortlist appears like a roll call of the overhyped and frankly under researched buzzwords that are always milling about the technology industry. This year it’s all about VR, AR, AI, 5G,…

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