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Fast Fridays – 28th April 2017

28.4.2017 by Guest

There’s never a dull moment in the world of technology. It’s the fastest moving industry and it’s always changing. But don’t worry, you can stay on top of tech’s most talked about topics right here with our weekly roundup of tech news. 1. Worldwide ransomware attacks rose by 50% in 2016 Verizon’s annual data breach report, which analyses almost 2,000 breaches, revealed that malware is now responsible for 51% of global cyber-breaches. Attacks on businesses are likely to be more clandestine than those targeted at consumers, as attackers often delve deep into an organisation’s infrastructure to increase the scope of…

Strike Three

28.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

Rail strikes, flash floods, snow storms, poorly children. Like it or not, these events are an inevitable part of life, but that doesn’t mean your business should have to slow down! Imagine a world where you can work from anywhere at…

Sound Your GDPR Alarm

27.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

Since the introduction of the Data Protection Directive (DPD) in 1995, European member states have faced inconsistencies in their personal data protection standards. In the fourth of our series of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) blogs we’re discussing changes to…

We Need Your Vote!

26.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

Oscars season may have been and gone, the Baftas a distant memory, but for us, the awards season is just ramping up! Granted, tech and business awards may be a touch less glamorous than the razzle-dazzle of Hollywood but no…

Machine Learning

25.4.2017 by Guest

It’s not every morning that a van with a satellite perched on the top pops over to our data centre and the team from BBC Breakfast roll out. With machine learning causing quite a stir in recent months, the BBC…

Make Your Choice

24.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

It seems that ballots are like buses here in the UK at the moment; none for a while and then far too many all at once! The referendum, local elections, mayoral elections and now a general election. Perhaps, though, we…

Do You Have Permission to Use That Data?

20.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been a hot topic for businesses throughout the UK, Europe and beyond over the last year. The legislation seeks to give citizens greater control over their information and protect personal data. It also…

Big Data Making Big Money

19.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

Big data has been on the business radar for quite a few years now; you can’t miss the term when looking into any aspect of business and tech. So what is the latest for big data? We took our round…

Could Cyber-Attacks Have Changed the Brexit Outcome?

18.4.2017 by Guest

Lately, we’ve been talking a lot about DDoS attacks and how they are affecting the world. We know they dramatically slow down an eCommerce site, which is a big deal if your livelihood relies on online sales. But how else are…

Who Wants A Cookie?

17.4.2017 by Guest

With the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), cookie banners and pop-ups might all but disappear, and you’ll be in greater control of the cookies created by your browsing habits. As a user of the internet (it’s safe to assume…