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Are you Voting to Protect Tech’s Future?

30.4.2015 by Katherine Kelly

The election is one week today, and whether you’re a lifelong supporter or still desperately trying to decide who to vote for, the stand a party takes on tech and the digital economy is becoming increasingly important as our reliance on technology grows. There’s no doubt that tech will be a huge part of the next five years, so the question is, how is the next leader of this country going to ensure that's a good thing? Cameron’s recent ‘snoopers' charter’ caused a bit of a stir, and it reminded us of how important it is to have a government…

Be a Superhero

29.4.2015 by Katherine Kelly

Today’s blog is the equivalent of us projecting a giant bat sign into the sky. This is your chance to be a superhero – and I promise it’ll be a lot easier than getting bitten by a radioactive spider or…

Get Inspired in Manchester!

28.4.2015 by Katherine Kelly

Inspiration can be found in some pretty surprising places, even if it's just Corrie inspiring us to live our lives in a less dramatic way! One of the best places to get inspired is your local community, and we’re incredibly lucky…

Protect your Store from ShopLifters

27.4.2015 by Katherine Kelly

As much as I hate to be the bearer of bad news on a Monday, there’s a vulnerability in all versions of ecommerce software/platform Magento currently causing some concern in the online community. It’s critical, so if you use Magento…

Fridays at UKFast – 24th April

24.4.2015 by Katherine Kelly

In the immortal words of Rebecca Black, it’s Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday. And what you have to get down to is this week’s tech roundup! We’ve been talking about how to get cyber fit without breaking a…

Why Making Every Day Earth Day Benefits You Too

23.4.2015 by Katherine Kelly

Yesterday was ‘Earth Day’ – a day where we’re meant to eat less meat, turn off more lights and generally try and protect the planet that we seem pretty intent on destroying (for instance, there’s a rubbish island the size…

The New Group at Risk from Attacks

22.4.2015 by Katherine Kelly

The Internet Crime Complaint Centre (IC3) and FBI have issued a warning that law enforcement and public officials - and their families - may be at risk of attack (more than usual at least), and has urged the groups to…

Why Today is Mobilegeddon

21.4.2015 by Katherine Kelly

Most websites now are pretty smartphone-savvy; but every so often you come across a site that wriggles annoyingly off the side of your page, or is so shrunken you’d need to have bat-like eyesight to read the text. But, as…

Get Cyber Fit Without Breaking a Sweat

20.4.2015 by Katherine Kelly

Getting fit and improving your cyber security are surprisingly similar processes; except that I’ve become a massive fan of cyber security (nerd alert) since working for UKFast, whereas running – something which is also very popular here – still makes…

Fridays at UKFast – 17th April

17.4.2015 by Katherine Kelly

Happy Friday everyone! This week we’ve mainly been talking about how to debug yourself, and becoming a lifesaver; asking if you’re ready for Google’s new algorithm, and letting Windows users know about a new vulnerability! Now enjoy the best of…