The results are in! – What our customers are saying

Our recent survey proves that our customers are loving the unique, powerful and comprehensive service that we’re offering them (as well as loving the price they pay for it.) We asked a range of customers who all use us for different services to tell us honestly how they thought we were doing, and the results …

Why your website needs web application firewalls (WAFs)

Most people assume their websites are safe from hacks and malware. They are probably right. That is, if they manage not to be among the 37,000 websites hacked every day. My site is no target for hackers There is a good reason why people are rushing towards securing their websites. Yes, most hackers revere being …

Managed vs Unmanaged Hosting

Choosing the right web hosting provider for your business is can be a complicated decision.  With so many companies offering web hosting it’s often very hard to find your way through the virtual fog and select the best company to entrust with your website – which is so essential to your business. Read more: https://www.techradar.com/news/managed-vs-unmanaged-hosting

Paul Redpath nominated for Young Business Personality of the Year

We are delighted to announce that catalyst2’s very own Paul Redpath has been shortlisted for Young Business Personality of the Year at the Business Eye First Trust Bank Business Awards (BEFTAs). Taking place on the 22nd November at the Belfast Waterfront, this highly prestigious awards ceremony is now in its 12th year. Northern Ireland’s business …

Hosting of the Royal British Legion website

Once again this year, catalyst2 are proud to be hosting the Royal British Legion website. The Royal British Legion was founded in 1921, and it has tirelessly provided support to its members and to British Armed Forces veterans and their families for nearly a century. The charity is perhaps best recognised because of its trademark poppy …

New sextortion scam danger

The evolution of cyber scams Some cyber scams are quite simple, preying on people’s generosity or their greed. You might receive an email from a foreign prince, who claims he needs to get money out of his country and all he needs is your bank details and he will transfer thousands into your account. Other …

Secure Passwords & 5 Handy Tips

With so many passwords to remember these days it’s a wonder we don’t all lock ourselves out of every website we visit. This handy guide will explain what makes a good password and offer 5 handy tips. Why so many passwords? With over 644 Million websites online today we often visit 20-30 sites every day …

SSL Certificates & Why You Need One

The internet is an amazing place to buy and sell products, advertise your business online or provide useful information. However the internet can also be a dangerous place and these days people are more cautious about visiting certain websites. Companies such as Google are also trying to clamp down on these bad websites by requiring …

Mutagen Astronomy

What exactly is Mutagen Astronomy?  It is a new vulnerability in the Linux kernel that could see some Linux systems open to attack. Recently picked up by a cybersecurity firm, Mutagen Astronomy is a Linux vulnerability that impacts CentOS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems only. Discovered by the research team at Qualys Research Lab, …

Key things you need to look for in a business web hosting service

Business web hosting is an essential part of the online profile of any business. It’s what allows you to continue to operate reliably and efficiently, and gives you the scope you need for growth. Think of it another way; if you were looking for physical business premises, would you choose somewhere that had poor quality …