Apr 4th Email Phishing on the Rise: Is Your Mailbox Safe?

By now, almost everyone has heard of “phishing,” the act of defrauding an online account holder by posing as a legitimate company or person. Simply put, it’s when bad guys pretend to be someone or something they’re not to steal from you or your company. They’ll use “spoofed” email addresses, websites and attachments to convince you ... Read More »

Nov 6th Cable and Wireless to purchase Columbus International

Cable & Wireless Communications Plc (CWC) agreed to acquire cable TV and Internet provider Columbus International Inc. to expand in the Caribbean and central America. The deal also gives billionaire John Malone a stake in the enlarged company. Cable & Wireless will pay $707.5 million in cash and sell 1.56 billion new shares, as well ... Read More »

Sep 5th Pronetsys DriveSavers News (Data Recovery)

DriveSavers Gets "Wired" and Rescues Senior Writer's Data Mat Honan If you've read any online technology stories in the past few weeks, you may already be aware of Wired's Mat Honan and the "epic hack" that occurred when two hackers used bits of personal information to gain ... Read More »

May 6th Congrats, Minister Paulwell — way to go on the Telecoms Act (Jamaica Observer)

For over a year now my articles on the telecoms market in Jamaica have reflected a position which was congratulatory to Digicel for its mighty rise to the top of the mobile phone market but which also recognised that stipulations in the law gave Digicel, as a monopoly, an unfair advantage in setting termination rates and putting a chokehold on the ... Read More »

May 1st The Backup Industry

The more we use computers to communicate, the less face-to-face interaction we get. Founder of Pronetsys and CEO of LightSpeed Limited Jason McIntosh says that having data and other important files stored offsite remotely is one way to protect it from loss. Every business or organization that has a good backup plan on having an offsite data ... Read More »