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Fridays at UKFast – January 29th

29.1.2016 by Jenn Granger

Congratulations on surviving January everyone! To celebrate, why not catch up with what’s cracking in the tech world. This week we’ve been talking about our predictions for 2016, the hidden tech powering Chester Zoo’s interactive Islands exhibition, and how to grow talent in STEM. Have a bloomin’ great weekend! Data Privacy Day Yesterday was data privacy day – which is less fun than say, Pancake Day or Penguin Day, but more important. Probably. It’s also a great time to look at your company privacy situation, especially as new regulations are coming into place soon, and especially especially in light of…

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…

The Hidden Tech Powering Chester Zoo’s Islands

27.1.2016 by Jenn Granger

Just because you can’t see something doesn’t always mean it isn’t there. Tech is the driving force behind so many things but – kinda like a figure skater or magician – the real trick is to use it to completely…

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…