rradar places 19th in Northern Tech Top 100

rradar is delighted to announce that it has achieved a very high placement in the Northern Tech Top 100, a listing of the fastest-growing tech companies in the North of England. The awards took place on 30th March at the Boiler Shop, Newcastle upon Tyne – a popular entertainment venue. CEO Gary Gallen attended on […]

The History of Insurance Part 1

Many readers will have heard of the expression ‘an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth’ but have you ever wondered where this originated? The answer is that this was one of two hundred and eighty-two rules set out in what is known as the Code of Hammurabi. The code dates back to […]

Meet the Team – Phil Coates

Welcome to the sixteenth in our series of team interviews. Each month, we’ll be asking a member of our team to tell us more about them and their involvement with rradar. This month, it’s time to hear about our rradar station Advisor, Phil Coates. How and when did you first become involved with rradar? I […]

DDoS Attacks

What is DDoS? A DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack is a type of cyberattack that is intended to disable a website or server and prevent it from being used in the way that was intended. This type of attack usually takes the form of access congestion, blocking legitimate users from accessing the website that’s […]

Mobile phones and driving for work

  Using handheld mobile phones while driving. WHY do people still do this? Reasons often given for using the mobile while driving: It is no different from listening to a passenger I can multi-task It is an important call It is no different from having the radio on H&S gone mad My job depends on […]