Threat Brief – Petya Ransomware

Threat Brief – Petya Ransomware

Cogent wish to advise our customers of a new ransomware outbreak that has occurred overnight, which is impacting organizations in the US and Europe. This latest campaign has been portrayed in media reports as “Petya Ransomware”, recently hitting the Ukraine...
What does the end of Spark’s PSTN mean for you?

What does the end of Spark’s PSTN mean for you?

Spark has announced that it is shutting down its legacy PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network), which will be replaced with an IP-based network. It has big implications for a number of users, and of course, many Cogent customers who use Spark as their carrier for...
Network security as a business enabler

Network security as a business enabler

Security has become a big topic in organisations large and small around New Zealand. The role of security has made a dramatic shift from being a business inhibitor to becoming an amazing business enabler – but only if it stays ahead of the curve presented by...
Cogent’s four steps for better network security

Cogent’s four steps for better network security

With the explosion of IT in business, enormous amounts of critical business information is now held online and in the cloud. How should businesses in New Zealand make sure their data and systems are secure? Cogent has written the below steps based on guidance from...
Swap your Avaya for Mitel with Cogent

Swap your Avaya for Mitel with Cogent

News from the US this morning is that unified communications and contact centre vendor Avaya has filed for Chapter 11 protection under the US Bankruptcy Code, and as a result may sell its contact centre business. Cogent is ready to help Avaya customers in New Zealand...

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