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.
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.
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….
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…
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.
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.
Maintaining accurate and synchronised time has never been so important for businesses and organisations. In today’s world, where so many transactions take place online, having a synchronised and accurate network time is crucial for businesses, especially those organisations that conduct their business over the internet or with other computer networks.
The accuracy of modern Olympic timing is made possible with the use of high quality timing devices, accurate synchronisation and atomic timing. Regular quartz oscillators are fairly accurate, but they still drift, which means without regular synchronisation, their accuracy would falter UY98UZDDVGGJ . To ensure all timing devices can achieve millisecond accuracy and precise synchronisation with one another, all Olympic timing devices are synchronised with GPS atomic clocks several times a day.
A GPS time server is ideal for preventing costly leap seconds that interrupt businesses that operate on a global timescale.
For computer networks, accurate time is essential for preventing errors, fraud and ensures security. Everything from internet banking to air traffic control relies on precise and accurate time, but many organisations take unnecessary risks when it comes to the time on their networks and rely on online time servers instead of a dedicated NTP server