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Service Updates

Latest updates regarding our suppliers and their services.

Malware loves it when you don’t pay attention

Malware loves it when you don’t pay attention

As we etch ever closer to the end of the school term we all start (if your not doing already) to think past the hustle and bustle of end of...

Essential Maintenance Works 27th and 31st July 2017

Essential Maintenance Works 27th and 31st July 2017

As part of continuing maintenance of network services, there will be maintenance work taking place to the firewalls within the emPSN Data Centres. We endeavour to action this work at...

KCOM Monitoring over the Summer Holiday 2018

KCOM Monitoring over the Summer Holiday 2018

As the end of term is quickly approaching, please can we remind you that switching power or equipment off will cause alarms on the KCOM monitoring platform. KCOM proactively monitor...

Google Captcha Issues – May 2018

Google Captcha Issues – May 2018

We have recently seen intermittent issues with customers using Google search services on the emPSN network. Customers are being presented with a small number of barriers to using search such...

Certificate Services – Change of age Limit

Certificate Services – Change of age Limit

This post impacts the Certificate service from emPSN which allows the issue of SSL/TLS certificates for use on customer equipment and services. We have received an advisory towards a change...

Updated Netsweeper Support Details

Updated Netsweeper Support Details

Netsweeper have offered an update the documentation describing the support and escalation services, please take a look – https://www.empsn.org.uk/knowledge-base/netsweeper-service-desk/ 

Malware in Schools

Malware in Schools

We are seeing an increase in the number of sites on network with computers attempting to contact malware resources on the Internet.  Please can we ask you to check the...

Spectre and Meltdown – Am I affected

Spectre and Meltdown – Am I affected

You may have seen in news coverage this week details of vulnerabilities known and Spectre and Meltdown affecting Intel, AMD and ARM processors. We have received information from our security...

NetSweeper Maintenance – 2nd January 2018

NetSweeper Maintenance – 2nd January 2018

We will be performing some maintenance work on the NetSweeper network on the evening of 2nd January.  The work will commence at 1800 with a potential for a short disruption...

Network Service Status 27th November

Network Service Status 27th November

KCOM have been working overnight on a fibre break which is impacting a large number of sites on Network.  The Fibre break is impact around 50 sites on network, this...