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IT consulting, management and managed services

synch.cc's product offering has increased again, in line with our focus on secure network communications. As your preferred business partner, we provide you with IT consulting services and systems integration. Through the IT managed services offering we offer, we assist with application support and IT management and hardware deployment. From cloud platform migration to information services...

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Data, server and full machine imaging backup into the cloud

synch.cc is proud to announce even more encrypted, cloud-based service solutions to its product offering, with which you can back up either Windows and Linux based desktops and servers, compressed and encrypted at reset and in transit. This expands the server-based hosting offerings that synch.cc already provides out of the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and South...

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Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS)

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a standard that guides the interaction of a system with credit card and/or payment information, in real-time, or by relay. Our networks are PCI DSS compliant. To quote the PCI Security Standard Council: The core of the PCI DSS is a group of 12 basic principles and accompanying requirements, around which the specific elements of...

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Cross Site Scripting and SQL injection explained

OWASP has a full range of videos that give you a basic view of XSS and SQL injection: SQL injection Full table and column traversal and site take-over is almost an inevitable consequence of non-managed user input and system output (like error messages). This OWASP video gives you a quick introduction. Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Easy to exploit, easy to find, highly varied – script...

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Data hosting options

synch.cc has an established managed hosting environment on three continents, providing geographically distributed data access and security services. synch.cc can provide highly customized hosting options, with fully databased and automated scripting and application support. synch.cc provides hosting on Linux and Windows Server 2012 R2 platforms. synch.cc also provides Windows 2016...

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Full Service Remote Desktop & Server Support

synch.cc provides full remote-desktop support through the firewall onto your desktop or server, wherever you are, ad-hoc or as part of your service-level agreement for secure systems and network support! The software includes full encryption, as an implemntation of RSA private-/public key exchange and AES (256 Bit) session encoding. The key exchange also guarantees a full...

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Architecture and Infrastructure

synch.cc offers a range of Internet, intranet and wireless security services, and hosting options. These include full system security audits, DNS security audits, firewall assessment and implementation and intranet management solutions. Network policy formalisation and implementation form part of the process. Gateway access restrictions and access quota management all allow for a...

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Where to start with secure coding practice

Often, with coding projects that have developed organically, or with no specific security focus at the outset of the development. The question often arises where to start in securing the code one has. The first step is to understand that there are issues to work through to retrofit security back into the code. Ideally, the code starts from a secure basis, but under some circumstances, the...

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More layers, more redundancy, more clouds by synch.cc

synch.cc has expanded its cloud offerings to add another layer of distributed, scalable computing, storage and processing platform servers (commonly referred to as "cloud" services - the catchphrase for virtualised interconnected systems that is now all too popular). Providing Microsoft Datacentre and SQL Server solutions, as well as Microsoft Server 2008 solutions, as well as Linux based...

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Adding mobile signatures — Apple (iPad / iPhone)

To add signatures on the iPad or iPhone, please follow the steps below: 1. On the home screen, select the Settings button 2. Choose "Mail, Contacts, Calendars" 3. Choose the account you want to update, and choose "Signature". 4. Specify your new signature and choose the "Mail..." button top left to save the change. You may want to add the standard signature delimiter '--' before you add the...

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