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Your Boarding Pass is the Ticket to Your Data

14.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

What do you do with your boarding pass when you get home from holiday? Most likely, it involves shoving it in a bag or chucking it in a bin at the airport in a pique of post-holiday gloom. Maybe you…

Forgetting Something?

13.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

Apparently, technology is bad for us. Research tells us that we’re addicted, it’s stopping us sleeping, and now it’s affecting our memory too – yes, research now suggests that our brains are actually getting lazier because of the amount we…

“The Enchantress of Numbers”

13.10.2015 by Alice Cullen

Happy Ada Lovelace Day! That’s right, today is the day on which we all raise a toast to celebrate the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). In case you’re not up on your 19th Century female…

The Company Predicting the Future

12.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

Big data has been a big buzzword over the last few years and it’s often thought that ignoring it is a big mistake for businesses. A company in Sweden may just be proving this as they are effectively able to…

Fridays at UKFast – 9th October

9.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

Great news - Friday has decided to show up again like a good penny! This week we’ve been getting Cybersecurity Month off to a cracking start with a roundup of good security practices, finding out how to protect your business’…

Snakes and Languages

9.10.2015 by Guest

What would you prefer learning to speak French or learning to make a robot? Well, a recent study has revealed that programming language Python has overtaken French as the most popular language to be taught in schools. Exactly a year…

PCI Compliance: Securing Businesses

8.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

PCI  compliance is one of those things that you might be aware you need to be aware of…but knowing exactly what you need to do can be almost as confusing as this sentence. At a recent UKFast round table we…

What is Safe Harbour Ruling?

7.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

A few weeks ago we briefly mentioned the court case against Safe Harbour – the agreement that allows "streamlined and cost-effective" data transfer between the US and EU. Well, the pact has now officially been ruled as invalid - here’s…

Stop DDoSing About! DDoS Up A Third in Three Months

7.10.2015 by Guest

DDoS attacks are on the rise - Tim digs deeper into DDoS and tells us what we need to know in today's guest blog! Malicious distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are on the rise - a 32% increase on…

Protecting your Business’ Crown Jewels

6.10.2015 by Jenn Granger

These days if you’re not hot on security, you’re getting left behind. The most recent example of this is a ‘cybersecurity memo’ that the UK Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has issued to bolster its toolkit and it offers plenty…