Archive for June, 2015

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…