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We Stand Together

22.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

There are bees all across Manchester today as we remember the victims of last year’s tragic terror attack. It’s been one year since the Manchester bombing in which 22 were killed at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena. The attack simultaneously reviled us and brought us together, uniting an entire community and making us stand proud. Choruses of Oasis’ stalwart anthem “Don’t Look Back in Anger” could be heard throughout the city centre in the wake of the attack, with Manchester showing its strength, community and total resilience. We are so proud to be a Manchester business and…

Spectre and Meltdown Latest

21.5.2018 by Alice Cullen

At 10:00pm on 21st May, Intel announced further information about a known vulnerability within its CPU architecture. This vulnerability follows the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities disclosed in January. UKFast is aware of the vulnerabilities and UKFast engineers are working with…

Best of British

18.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

The sun’s out, the sandals are on and we know you’ve had a relaxing weekend of bunting, jam scones and a bottle of bucks fizz (for the super-refined). However there’s just about time for a quick blog before we clock…

It’s in the vault!

18.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

  The UKFast techies are superexcited today and cracked a party popper or two. Our eCloud® Vault storage system now holds over one billion objects! #FridayFeeling This is fantastic news for our highly-trusted system, which is used by thousands of UKFast…

Your Safety Protocols Are Changing

16.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s been a long journey, friends, but it’s time to wave farewell to TLS1.0 On Saturday 30th June, early SSL and TLS protocols, as well as older SSL ciphers will no longer be acceptable ways for people to connect to…

Cryptojacking Attacks: What You Need To Know

14.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

Cybercriminals are in the money right now. According to VentureBeat.com, cybercrime generates $1.5tn every year, with ransomware attacks contributing $1bn to that figure. Cybercriminals now earn 15% more than those in traditional crime. And now there is a new contender.…

UKFast & the HSCN: Keeping Your NHS Flying

9.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

The HSCN is bringing power to the people! N3, the old healthcare network, ended its services on 31st March 2017, with many doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals were happy to say goodbye. The Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) is…

GDPR Unlocked

3.5.2018 by Alice Cullen

Welcome to GDPR Unlocked! Throughout the morning, industry experts will guide you through the steps to GDPR compliance, offering one-to-one advice on the challenges faced by organisations in the lead up to the 25th May deadline. Cybersecurity experts will demonstrate…

Digital Transformation in the Public Sector

1.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

Martin Knapp, UKFast’s Public Sector Director, takes over the UKFast blog today to show you how the public sector is set to meet the needs of a tech-savvy nation while saving money from tight budgets. *** When was the last…

GDPR & Your Cybersecurity – Why It Matters

27.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

The 25th May is getting closer. Are you ready for the GDPR deadline? Our GDPR Unlocked event on 2nd and 3rd May (London and Manchester) is open to all businesses across the UK. Throughout both mornings, industry experts will be…