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Do You Have Permission to Use That Data?

GDPR whitepaper

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been a hot topic for businesses throughout the UK, Europe and beyond over the last year. The legislation seeks to give citizens greater control over their information and protect personal data. It also introduces a number of new responsibilities for both data controllers and data processors. In the […]

Who Wants A Cookie?

GDPR cookies

With the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), cookie banners and pop-ups might all but disappear, and you’ll be in greater control of the cookies created by your browsing habits. As a user of the internet (it’s safe to assume that you are; welcome to the blog!) you’ll recognise a version of this message all […]

One Good Reason to Get Your Cybersecurity in Order

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A data breach is amongst the worst things to befall a 21st century business. The consequences of a cyber-attack include significant loss of customers, irreparable reputational damage and, soon, significant fines under the GDPR. And that’s just scratching the surface. Some of these attacks, such as ransomware and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks can […]

IT Storage and Security: The Future Forecast

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You probably remember an influx of cyber-attack reports circulating the media last year (well frankly, they dominated the headlines). Over two billion records were stolen in 2016, and as we progress further into 2017 the question is: have we emerged enlightened? Or are we still burying our head in the sand? When award-winning security blogger […]

The Top Take-Away Lessons from Unlocked Manchester

Graham Cluley at UKFast Campus for Unlocked Manchester cybersecurity conference

Yesterday hundreds of cyber-enthusiasts and business leaders descended on UKFast Campus to unlock the mystery of protecting your business online. The conference showcased the top experts in cybersecurity and business, with speakers including cyber analyst Graham Cluley, Lloyds Banking Group’s Justin Joyce and Cisco’s Terry Greer-King. Having been terrified by a live hack, brain-boggled by […]

Ahead in the Clouds

UKFast at Cloud Expo

We headed down to London this week and were greeted with warm, sunny skies and not a cloud in sight. That much can be said for outdoors at least, but it was a completely different story in the ExCel as the huge theatre was completely taken over by cloud – computing, we mean. Cloud Expo […]

What is the Digital Strategy?

Digital Strategy Feature

Over the past year, the government has thrown UK businesses a fair few curveballs; with Brexit, the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and the Investigatory Powers Act causing changes in operations both short and long term. After we welcomed Minister for Digital and Culture Matt Hancock to UKFast Campus last week for extra insight into the […]

Layering It Safe

DDoS Attack

DDoS attacks have had a huge impact on digital industries ever since they became one of the web’s biggest threats. They’re progressively growing bigger, reaching further and generally getting worse, and we’ve been working hard to develop our infrastructure to combat their onslaught. Today we announce the expansion of our global DDoS Protection platform, providing […]

What Does the Future Hold for the Internet of Things?

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is playing an ever-increasing role in our daily lives; you can unlock your front door with your phone, change TV channels at home from your office desk and watch live as your family gets annoyed that you’ve made them miss a crucial moment in their programme. In the second of […]