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Compromised retail outlets up 43% year-over-year – The Green Sheet

April 14th, 2015

ISO and Multilevel Security advocate site The Green Sheet published shocking findings on the state of retail-level network security. The article adds more evidence to the observation that hackers and cyber-attacks are not only targeting smaller, more numerous outlets than enterprise-level businesses, but that theft of non-payment card data is gaining momentum. In this plain-language… Read more ›

In The News: Fit Small Business

October 30th, 2014

Mako Networks’ Co-Founder and President Simon Gamble was quoted by Fit Small Business in the U.S. regarding the need for small businesses to prioritize cyber security. Simon comments on the importance of implementing PCI compliance measures to protect credit card transactions against hackers. You can read the full article at Fit Small Business – PCI Compliance: Protect Your Business From Credit… Read more ›

Case Studies: SOHO Systems Builds Customer Success With Mako

October 2nd, 2014

One of Mako Networks’ leading New Zealand reseller partners is Auckland-based SOHO Systems. The team at SOHO have been working hard to meet customer demand and found great success in using Mako to connect and protect their customers, complemented by reporting and control features that provide greater insight into how their network is used. Darren… Read more ›

Case Study: Mako Networks and BullsEye Telecom Partner for Success

September 23rd, 2014

When BullsEye Telecom wanted to find a way to stand out from the crowd, it chose Mako Networks to offer a bundled solution that combines voice, broadband, managed network and security services in one package. And the results are rolling in. Our latest case study shows how BullsEye Telecom has won new business across the country… Read more ›

Case Study: Gil Moore Oil ‘Fills Up’ On Failover

August 29th, 2014

Across the United States, Mako helps connect and protect small sites and distributed enterprises like franchises, chain restaurants, and gas stations. In our latest case study, the Gil Moore Oil Company was looking for ways to reduce costs, improve efficiencies, and ensure that technology was being used to the best of its capabilities at its… Read more ›

In The News:

August 14th, 2014

Mako Networks was included in a panel of security experts invited to give their perspectives on the largest threats to corporate reputations. It was no surprise that the group was nearly unanimous: data breaches are the most damaging threat to a business today, as evidenced in numerous incidents and headlines this year. The combination of… Read more ›

Be Choosy When Choosing A PIN

July 30th, 2014

By Matt Atkinson Starting Friday, credit card users in Australia will no longer be able to use a signature to verify their transactions. Despite the fact that many may find this change long overdue, it’s still a good step toward improving payment security and goes hand-in-hand with EMV (chip) card technology. What is slightly troubling,… Read more ›

Security Is A Team Effort

June 19th, 2014

By Ken Caballero Taking steps to protect yourself online can protect your family and friends too. Cybercriminals will often use information gleaned in attacks to create new and more targeted efforts against your known contacts. Family and friends are more liable to trust us than others.  If your account details are compromised and used to… Read more ›

Get Your Business On The Front Foot: Be Proactive in Security

June 17th, 2014

By Adrian Pearce  Too often, discussions around IT security focus on being defensive. The prevailing mindset is that by putting certain measures in place, you can comfortably sit back behind the walls of a virtual ‘castle’, and any attackers will simply go away. But the reality is that attackers never just go away. They come… Read more ›

Kiwis Rightly Concerned Over Card Fraud

June 15th, 2014

By Bill Farmer Several recent studies, reports, and data releases have made a stark case for the creation of strong data breach disclosure laws in New Zealand. There is a real concern amongst Kiwis about the security of their personal information with other parties, and in particular, how their payment card data is protected. Local… Read more ›