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Countdown to the Leap Second – 30 June, 2015

If you weren’t aware, there will be an additional leap second occurring on June 30, 2015. Is your NTP time server prepared? Galleon Systems answers some of the frequently asked questions about the upcoming leap second.

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Network Time Protocol: What is its Mode of Operation?

Network Time Protocol can operate according to four [4] different modes. If you’re an NTP beginner, discover the operating modes that define the NTP communication between NTP devices…

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Does a Dedicated NTP Time Server Improve Network Security?

Why should I buy a dedicated NTP time server when I can access one for free on the internet? A good question, and usually a decisive one when it comes to making a decision about time synchronisation for your business. However, 3000+ customers use Galleon time servers. Let us explain why….

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Public Sector Hit Hardest Amid Increasing Number of DDoS Attacks

The rising number of Network Time Protocol DDoS attacks are hitting public sector companies hardest according to Verisign. Why is this happening and what can be done to reduce these attacks? Galleon Systems provides an insight…

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4 Simple Steps to Ping Your NTP Time Server

Are your NTP servers online? If your clocks are failing to update correctly across your network, it’s possible that your NTP server is down. You can ping your NTP time server in 4 simple steps to check its status. Here’s how…

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Accurate Timekeeping Tutorial | GPS & MSF NTP Time Servers

In the market for an accurate timekeeping device? Interested in network time servers? Not sure which to choose? Discover the pros & cons of GPS & MSF time servers, helping you to make the right choice for your business.

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Additional Leap Second in June: Will it Cause Problems?

The Paris Observatory has announced an additional leap second will be added to clocks in June 2015. What does this mean for businesses? Galleon Systems examines.

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Accurate Time: Why is it Important in Healthcare?

It’s not an exaggeration to say that accurate time plays a crucial part in saving lives. Discover why precise time is pivotal when it comes to healthcare & how NTP servers can aid healthcare facilities.

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Time Synchronisation | Unsynchronised Clocks: What are the Security Issues?

Unsynchronised clocks are a network security hazard and, believe it or not, time discrepancies can lead to major breaches, causing untold disruption. What are the problems that can arise and how do you maintain time synchronisation? Find out here…

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NTP Authentication Explained

Synchronising time across a network is fraught with security risks and Network Time Protocol is a target for exploitation. However, NTP has a way of stopping hackers from messing with your network’s time synchronisation. Discover secure authentication and the role it plays in protecting NTP.

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