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​​​​At Core we have a diverse selection of customers. We have specific offerings for government​, Insurance and Membership organisations, and work with large financial institutions, legal and professional organisations.

Our combination of expert knowledge, first-class technology and hands-on skills, together with a diverse range of customers has given us a deeper understanding of the issues involved in each industry.


 

 

Core are part of the MemberWise Recognised Supplier Programmehttp://core.co.uk/why-core/news/core-are-part-of-the-memberwise-recognise-supplier-programmeCore are part of the MemberWise Recognised Supplier Programme<p>​<span style="background-color:transparent;">​Core are delighted to announce that they are being part of the MemberWise Recognised Supplier Programme for</span></p>another consecutive year. This programme is a division of The MemberWise Network which is an independent<br>professional network that helps and supports to around 3,900 membership organisation professionals across the world.<br> <div><br>The MembersWise Recognised Supplier Programme helps providers and associations and membership bodies to connect<br>in order to meet one goal: to drive membership growth by engaging and attracting new members. Core are excited to<br>continue being part of this project that will contribute to the success of membership organisations and associations.</div><div><br>If you would like to know how Core can help your membership organisation, <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=b75e7cc6-553a-4e83-8cf0-c021e23a1043&TermSetId=cabb635c-023b-42ac-a6bc-d351c0404d07&TermId=da231919-d10c-4205-b9d1-39e760c0b4c5">contact us.​</a><br></div><div><br></div>2017-06-19T23:00:00Z
Cyber Security trends in the retail industry http://core.co.uk/why-core/news/cyber-security-trends-in-the-retail-industryCyber Security trends in the retail industry <p>​​</p><p>It is vital within the retail industry that they are aware of possible threats due to some painful breaches in recent years. <span style="background-color:transparent;">Recently our partner, SonicWall released its 2017 Annual Threat Report, detailing the biggest Cyber Security trends retailers </span><span style="background-color:transparent;">faced last year:</span></p><p><br></p><p style="text-decoration:underline;">Point-of-Sale Malware Creation Declined Drastically</p><p>These enhanced security measures caused POS malware creation to decline drastically. This was a great achievement, but it doesn't mean retailers should let <span style="background-color:transparent;">their guard down.</span></p><p> </p><p style="text-decoration:underline;">Ransomware Held Profits Hostage</p><p>Retailers should be aware of a popular type of malware that plagued businesses in 2016: ransom ware. Ransom ware locks down systems until compensation is paid to regain access.  Retailers profit can be affected by downtime of their e-commerce websites so therefore cyber criminals are more interested in violating retailers.</p><p style="text-decoration:underline;"><br></p><p style="text-decoration:underline;">Distributed Denial-of-Service Attacks Took Down Online Retailers</p><p>Cyber offenders hacked thousands of security cameras and other IoT equipment to launch the largest DDoS <span style="background-color:transparent;">attacks in the history of 2016. </span><span style="background-color:transparent;">This invasion caused major retail sites from being accessed by customers, including Starbucks, Etsy and Overstock.com. </span><span style="background-color:transparent;">These attacks are likely to continue to plague retailers in 2017 for the same reason as ransomware. </span></p><p><br></p><p style="text-decoration:underline;">SSL/TLS Encryption Protected More Internet Traffic, But Also Gave Cyber Criminals a Way in </p><p>Retailers have used Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Securit​y encryption to secure customer data via online purchases. <span style="background-color:transparent;">This security measure has become frequent for businesses of all types. While encryption makes it harder for criminals to hijack customers payment information. </span><span style="background-color:transparent;">it can also provide a back door into the network that cyber criminals can exploit to sneak in malware. </span><span style="background-color:transparent;">It is recommended that retailers ensure their firewalls are capable of deep packet inspection (DPI). ​</span></p><p>​</p><p>If you want any more information on this and how to protect yourself, please contact Core today<a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=b75e7cc6-553a-4e83-8cf0-c021e23a1043&TermSetId=cabb635c-023b-42ac-a6bc-d351c0404d07&TermId=da231919-d10c-4205-b9d1-39e760c0b4c5"> here​</a>.</p>2017-05-30T23:00:00Z

 Testimonials

Andrew Strachan
The Cloud system with Core and the Microsoft suite of products has allowed us to achieve that in a very cost effective manner whilst delivering a host of productivity improvements
James Cahill
The hidden benefit of Office 365 was Lync Online. It has transformed the way staff work, at home or in remote locations. Lync Online offers the ideal channel through which to collaborate - with video conferencing, we can work effectively with our parent company to develop the business
James Cahill
With our previous system, our workforce could spend up to 20 minutes a day organising their mailboxes.
James Cahill
Moving to the cloud with Office 365 saved us having to make a significant investment in physical servers. We’ve also avoided the increased costs of bringing in new staff to manage the infrastructure.