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Growing New Talent in STEM

28.1.2016 by Jenn Granger

Today #GirlsinSTEM is trending on Twitter. While using Twitter as a news source could give you a pretty shakey grip on reality – for one thing, you’d think One Direction were the most newsworthy thing to happen on any given day – today it’s actually onto something. The fact is that there are still far fewer women in STEM and – as we're also hosting an apprenticeship employee engagement event today – there’s never been a better time to start the conversation! Today is the day that #GirlsinSTEM is taking over Twitter, which basically means it’s taking over the country. And…

The Device Mesh and Other Terms You’ll be Hearing in 2016

25.1.2016 by Jenn Granger

Last week we asked UKFast’s expert team what their IT Security and Cloud predictions for 2016 were. If you missed the webinar fear not – we also compiled them into a handy whitepaper for you. The whitepaper is a feast…

Fridays at UKFast – 22nd January 2016

22.1.2016 by Jenn Granger

Happy Friday Earthlings. It’s been a long’un but don’t worry, you’ve made it to the weekly roundup! This week we’ve been talking about the Hyatt’s unwanted guest (and what to do if you’ve been affected), shared a cheeky Safe Harbour…

Why Linux is Making Daily Mail Headlines

21.1.2016 by Jenn Granger

A new flaw has been discovered in the Linux operating system and judging from its guest appearance in the Daily Mail headlines, it’s bad in more ways than one. Good news is that patches are available/being worked on. If this…

Cyber Sherlocks Wanted

20.1.2016 by Guest

If you work in IT or accounting, your services could be used to bust the next criminal. Al's got the scoop on how. If, like the rest of the world, you’ve been listening to Serial or watching Making a Murderer,…

A Safe Harbour Update

19.1.2016 by Guest

February 2nd is the official deadline for new Safe Harbour rules to be implemented. Al's got the update! When websites transfer your personal and business data from the EU to America, the rules surrounding the protection of that data change. To…

An Unwanted Guest

18.1.2016 by Jenn Granger

Staying at a hotel usually means rest and relaxation – the most you really want to worry about is whether you’ve spent too much on gin and mars bars from the mini-fridge. But, as guests of the Hyatt hotel chain…

Fridays at UKFast – 15th January 2016

15.1.2016 by Guest

It’s been a rather sombre end to the week with the loss of two beloved British artists rightly outshining news in the tech world. But, we continue with our weekly catch up of the latest news and insights to maintain…

Social Net-working 9 to 5

14.1.2016 by Guest

We’ve all been guilty of it at one point or another – sat at our desks, we’ve let our mouse wander to Facebook or Twitter, when we really should be working. We know it’s wrong, but Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and…


13.1.2016 by Jenn Granger

A lot’s changed over the last few years. Justin Bieber has become a legitimate musician, a new generation is saving a galaxy far far away, and the invincible Bowie has passed into legend. But – more important than any of…