5 Cybersecurity considerations for getting back to work securely


At Nostra, we believe the best defence is to consider a layered approach to Information Security and Cybersecurity at your organisation. As governments begin lifting emergency orders, company leaders are considering policies, technology and processes that will protect their workforces. Many of these factors rightly centre around health and safety. But we must also acknowledge […]

What Is DNS and How Can Nostra Help?

What Is DNS

What is DNS protection? Before we talk about DNS security, you need to understand what DNS is and then we will look at how Nostra can help. The domain name system (DNS) works like a phone book for the internet. When a user enters text into a browser, DNS servers take that input and translates […]

6 Common Phishing Attacks and How to Protect Against Them

Common Phishing Attacks

Common Phishing attacks don’t show any sign of slowing down. Per its 2019 Phishing Trends andIntelligence Report, PhishLabs found that total phishing volume rose 40.9percent over the course of 2018. These attacks targeted a range oforganizations, especially financial service companies, email and online serviceproviders and cloud/file hosting firms. It’s, therefore, no surprise that Verizon’s2019 Data […]

6 security tips for safeguarding your bargain-hunting this Black Friday

6 tips for safeguarding Black Friday

Ulster Bank is urging online shoppers to stay alert and informed when browsing for deals this Black Friday. To help you we have put together 6 security tips for safeguarding your bargain-hunting this Black Friday. Black Friday is fast approaching and customers are gearing up for the global shopping event, taking place next week (29 […]

The 7 Biggest Technology Trends In 2020 Everyone Must Get Ready For Now

We are amidst the 4th Industrial Revolution, and technology is evolving faster than ever. Companies and individuals that don’t keep up with some of the major tech trends run the risk of being left behind. Understanding the key trends will allow people and businesses to prepare and grasp the opportunities. As a business and technology […]

4 Risks of Not Upgrading to Windows 10

If you’re still running Windows 7 or Windows 8, you could be vulnerable to a range of risks. That’s because Microsoft ended mainstream support for Windows 7 way back in January 2015, and its extended support will end in January 2020. Additionally, Microsoft discontinued mainstream support for Windows 8 in January 2018, and will end […]

Mid-Year Update: 2019 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report

It’s almost cliché at this point, but the cyber arms race — and respective cybersecurity controls and technology — moves at an alarming pace. For this reason, SonicWall Capture Labs threat researchers never stop investigating, analyzing and exploring new threat trends, tactics, strategies and attacks. They publish most of their findings — the data they […]

3 Ways to Improve Your Company’s Security

Nowadays data and network security are more important than ever. It is more common than people think that their information could be available for sale online on the dark web. Email passwords, remote PC logins, bank details and other vital personal information. That’s why we take security so seriously here at Nostra. You don’t have […]

Nostra announces 50 new jobs and unveils new facility

Nostra, an independent, Irish owned and managed ICT company based in Lucan, Co. Dublin has today announced 50 new jobs. The company was established by Kevin O’Loughlin along with Gary Byrne, Senan Finucane and Barry O’Loughlin in 2006 and has grown rapidly in the last number of years. The business has grown from just four […]