WaveConnect E4G – Safe, Secure, Filtered 4G Internet to Support Home Learning

1st May 2020By andy.mcfarlaneEducation, General News, Homepage, Online safety, Security

Safe, Secure Internet to Support Home Learning WaveConnect E4G is a 4G Multi-Sim mobile data service that moves between mobile data networks seamlessly. It includes our WaveProtect online safety and security service to protect pupils and their devices while accessing the Internet outside of the usual school setting.  It’s designed and configured to fully meet … Read More

National Cyber Security Centre: Updated Ransomware Guidance

19th February 2020By andy.mcfarlaneEducation, General News, Government, Online safety, Security No Comments

There’s some updated guidance for mitigating against malware and ransomware from the Governments National Cyber Security centre that’s just been released on the 13.2.20. Unfortunately, this type of attack is not uncommon in the school’s sector. There’s also an important advisory on the “trickbot”  risk. Trickbot targets victims with well-crafted phishing emails, designed to appear … Read More

Wave 9 named as a supplier: Government Education Technology Framework

22nd August 2019By andy.mcfarlaneEducation, General News, Government, Homepage

Wave 9 has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Education Technology framework (RM6103). Crown Commercial Service (CCS) supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. Through our position on Lot 3: Broadband Services, our education customers can purchase broadband for their establishment including support … Read More

Phishing – Is your school data and budget under threat? Don’t get Caught.

19th August 2019By andy.mcfarlaneEducation, GDPR, Online safety, Security

Phishing emails are malicious emails that look genuine and try to trick you into providing data, spreading malware, or paying money. 93% of Data Breaches include a Phishing e-mail. Phishing has led to massive financial losses, malware infections, and data breaches and we are increasingly seeing school finance teams and senior leaders targeted. Attackers have … Read More

Wave9 Go To Bett

17th January 2018By dan.neelyEducation

Wave9 Are Going To Bett! We are extremely excited to announce our presence at Bett and are really looking forward to seeing everyone there. We’d love for any customers, existing or new,  to come visit us and have a chat. We will be sharing stand E350 along with Sophos which will be a great chance … Read More

Meltdown and Spectre

4th January 2018By dan.neelyEducation

General Background You may have read or heard reports in the news regarding important security vulnerabilities, specifically relating to ‘computer chips’ or CPUs. Security flaws have been found in several CPUs which could allow malicious people to steal data from your device’s memory, or steal passwords and data from running programs while you use them. … Read More

Backup and Recovery

9th October 2017By dan.neelyCommercial, Education, Government

Backup and Recovery Today, we are firmly rooted in the information age; a world where technology is developing to play an essential role within our society and the global economies. As with all major changes, this has provided opportunities for those societies that have actively embraced it. Back in 2015, the Internet contributed toward 10% … Read More