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How to stop new internet Network Time Protocol attacks

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Network Time Protocol

Network Time Protocol … You care about it because it keeps your clocks synchronised. But lately, new internet Network Time Protocol attacks continue to expose its weaknesses.

Does it worry you? If not, it should. Now’s the time to learn how to future proof your business against such threats.


Countdown to the Leap Second – 30 June, 2015

Monday, June 29th, 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.


Network Time Protocol: What is its Mode of Operation?

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

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…


Does a Dedicated NTP Time Server Improve Network Security?

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

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….


Public Sector Hit Hardest Amid Increasing Number of DDoS Attacks

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

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…


Accurate Timekeeping Tutorial | GPS & MSF NTP Time Servers

Monday, March 16th, 2015

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.


Accurate Time: Why is it Important in Healthcare?

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

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.


NTP Authentication Explained

Monday, February 9th, 2015

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.


NTP: Inaccurate Time – How Is It Silently Killing Your Company?

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

‘Time is money’ in business, right? Inaccurate time could be silently killing your company. Network Time Protocol (NTP) is the prevention. Discover how Network Time Servers can save your organisation valuable minutes & money.


6 Essential Basics of Network Time Protocol That You Need to Know

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Using network time protocol? Here are 6 essential facts you need to know about NTP time so that you can get the best from it.