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Say Ello To The New Social Network

30.9.2014 by Katherine Kelly

For years now Facebook has been the popular kid of social media sites, but it may be time for it to face(book) the music and leave the prom, as new networking site Ello looks like it might be taking over the title of Queen Bee. It’s ad-free, anti-selling our data and, some are saying, the new Facebook (or – more accurately - the anti-Facebook). Could its popularity mean a new era of social media, and awareness of how our data is being used, or will it be a short lived reign? It may sound like it’s a mash up between…

PRINTED DOCUMENTS – THE FORGOTTEN ENEMY IN YOUR DATA SECURITY WAR

29.9.2014 by Guest

With Heartbleed, Cryptolocker and now BASH hitting the headlines; cybersecurity is right at the forefront of every business’s mind. But what about the threats we forget about, like the printer sitting at the end of our desk? Gareth Marshall, digital…

FRIDAYS AT UKFAST – 26th Sep

26.9.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Not that I need to remind anyone but hey, had ya heard it’s Friday?? And that means all of the fun – starting with our weekly roundup! We’ve had more Magento magic, the new open source security project, a special…

Heartbleed: Bourne Again?

25.9.2014 by Katherine Kelly

There’s a new bug in town, and it’s got the internet all of a bother. But is the Bash vulnerability, dubbed ‘Shellshock’ (a piece of code in a really common piece of Linux software), actually Heartbleed: The Second Coming? Unfortunately,…

Scotland’s Big News This Week

24.9.2014 by Katherine Kelly

After a tense wait, this week the big news that Scotland has been waiting for finally arrived. That’s right… the .scot domain has been released!  So, wait no longer everyone; declare your allegiance to haggis, deep fried mars bars and…

Open Source, Simple And Safe

23.9.2014 by Katherine Kelly

There are certain times when even though you know that things will go easier on you if you do one small task at the time, if it means even the smallest amount of effort, let’s be honest, you probs won’t…

AN IMAGE(NTO) OF THE FUTURE

22.9.2014 by Katherine Kelly

In the second of our Magento round table videos, a group of industry experts look at whether the ecommerce platform and software will still dominate in the future.  As anyone who’s come into contact with this particular tech knows, it can…

FRIDAYS AT UKFAST – 19th Sep

19.9.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Happy talk like a pirate day everyone! Quick question: Why are pirates called pirates? Because they arrr! Aaaaand back to business: this week we’ve had a Gmail hack and a rant about U2 (and how you can get their album…

Too Much .Choice?

18.9.2014 by Katherine Kelly

When I was a kid we used to get BBC1, ITV and C4, the latter of which was so fuzzy it made the characters in Friends look like human snowstorms – so I only used to watch things I really…

Don’t Let Them Pull A Fast One

17.9.2014 by Katherine Kelly

We all know that feeling – you get an email from someone new and it’s all ‘Yay, someone other than my mum/gas provider/boss is emailing me’! And THEN you find out that email has given you a virus. Oh yes,…