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Have A Good.Gripe

31.7.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Opening up the internet to complainers on a whole new level, if you love a good gripe then now you can buy your own gTLD that tells the world! Imagine, your own haven of complaining… Ever since ICANN announced the gTLD rollout there have been new ones popping up all over the shop. Want to advertise your lovely new bar? Feel like telling the world about your restaurant (and not that they should have a rest, as I originally read it!)? These are the new generic top level domain names that could be helping boost your business or promoting your…

The Gartner Guys: Data Security In The Cloud

30.7.2014 by Katherine Kelly

We’ve been really lucky to talk to technology research and advisory firm Gartner about data security, and one of our lovely comms girls, Steph is going to be doing a series of blogs on key points from the calls! In…

Basefund: Helping You Get Protected

29.7.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Heartbleed. Cryptolocker. Gameover Zeus. Anyone who’s turned on the news recently will have heard that everyone from eBay to individuals are suffering under the weight of the cyber-threat, and recent figures revealed that cybercrime is costing North West England alone…

What Can SMEs Do To Protect Themselves?

28.7.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Every month UKFast hosts round tables, where industry experts come together to hash out hot topics and discuss the current ideas of the moment. Our most recent one was on security, and we had some great tips from those in…

FRIDAYS AT UKFAST – 25th July

25.7.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Today is SysAdmins Day and it’s a chance to celebrate the lads and ladies who work tirelessly to keep us online! In other news, we’ve had the new ‘softly softly’ anti-piracy emails, and the lowdown on penetration testing and why you need…

#BACK TO BASICS: SQL MIRRORING – TIPS AND ADVICE

24.7.2014 by Guest

Today we’ve got a treat for you – Matt, one of our amazing texperts, is going to be dropping some advice on the wonderful (and extremely confusing) world of SQL mirroring! Go on, get your learnin’ on! Having two SQL…

What Is Penetration Testing?

23.7.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Penetration testing – also known as pen testing or ethical hacking - may seem a bit of a weird concept; after all, we get enough threats from the outside world, why should we hack ourselves? But there’s a method to our madness,…

.Christmas Comes Early

22.7.2014 by Katherine Kelly

It may only be July but in our hearts it’s always Christmas, which is proven by the latest batch of gTLDs to be released! We’ve released a few cheeky domains that will stand you in good stead for the festive season,…

You’ve Been Warned… Well, Sort Of

21.7.2014 by Katherine Kelly

You really want to watch the entire series of Game of Thrones (who can blame you), and you figure it’s no big deal just to download it – it’s so expensive to buy it and it’s just a few cheeky…

FRIDAYS AT UKFAST – 18th July

18.7.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Today was supposed to be the hottest day of the year. Well, it’s been raining in Manchester but the forecast is looking up for later, so we hope you’re doing something fantastic to celebrate - and that something could well…