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The Ultimate Way to Monitor Your Online Store

10.12.2018 by Jenn Granger

With holiday sales set to grow by 13% on 2017, it’s never been more important to maintain the performance of your store during this peak period. Not only this, but as your teams are concentrating on delivering a consistent customer experience, the number of DDoS attacks and other forms of cybercrime soar during peak retail periods. In a recent UKFast webinar, Secarma cybersecurity expert Paul Mason revealed that the cybersecurity threat map literally lights up at the busiest times of the year, with hackers and malicious users taking advantage of people entering their card details online and filling up their…

The Top Four eCommerce Trends of 2019

7.12.2018 by Jenn Granger

As we near the close of another year, all businesses are looking forward to what 2019 will bring. New opportunities, new challenges and, no doubt, huge change are all on the horizon - but what does the future hold for…

Fun, Festivities, Friends and Family!

6.12.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Yesterday was our Family and Friends Day, one of our favourite days of the UKFast calendar, and it’s not hard to see why. This year we welcomed our amazing team along with…

What’s In Store for Public Sector Live 2019?

5.12.2018 by Jenn Granger

We’re looking ahead to Public Sector Live 2019 which is set to bring together public sector professionals from across the country to discuss the topics which are making the biggest headlines right now. Cybersecurity at Public Sector Live Paul Mason,…

Derian House: Lending A Helping Hand

4.12.2018 by Jenn Granger

This weekend, we were so privileged to visit Derian House Children’s Hospice in Lancashire. The UKFast team was delighted to lend a hand and help make Derian Lodge into a winter wonderland. We believe that everyone deserves to have their…

CDN: What Can It Do For You?

30.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

Earlier this week, we looked at a vital component of our DDoSX® solution – web application firewalls (WAFs) – and what they can do keep malicious traffic away from your website. Now, as we have security on the brain, we…

How to Maximise Sales This Seasonal Period

29.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

The crazy period of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales is finally coming to a close, making room for Christmas campaigns and the rush to maximise revenue for 2018. While many online retailers are showing their best seasonal strategies right…

79% of Magento Sites Vulnerable to Attack

28.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

New research has revealed that 79% of websites using Magento are at increased risk from hackers due to unpatched vulnerabilities. Cybersecurity experts found that almost 90% of Magento 1 websites were at risk, although that figure fell to below 40%…

What Is Your Biggest Cybersecurity Fear?

28.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

The number of reported cybercrimes has increased exponentially over the past year with 43% of businesses reporting a cyber-breach between 2017 and 2018. With so many cybersecurity incidents being covered in the media and causing havoc in businesses large and…

Security FAQ Series: What’s a WAF?

27.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

The cybersecurity world is one that is under siege every single day. With DDoS attacks and digital criminals on the rise as we speak, it’s important to get to grips with the basics of how to keep your solution secure…