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GDPR, Brexit and your business in 2021

25.11.2020 by Laura Valentine

While we’ve all been distracted with the pandemic, and the unprecedented challenges it’s presented businesses in all sectors, the Brexit deadline has crept ever closer. With a little over a month to go until the end of the transition period, it’s time to refocus and make sure you’ve taken all the necessary steps to ready your business for the post-Brexit landscape.   Data security within the UK  The GDPR is an EU regulation and, as such, it will technically no longer apply to the UK after Brexit. However, the government has confirmed that after the transition is complete, GDPR will be incorporated into UK law. This means that little should…

How can the public sector work from home securely?

20.11.2020 by Laura Valentine

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused disruption in every aspect of our lives and, for many of us, the biggest change has occurred in our working lives. Following the official advice to work from home wherever possible, remote working has become the…

Can managed cloud save you money?

18.11.2020 by Laura Valentine

Download our Buyer's Guide: Leveraging the Power of the Cloud Is it guaranteed that migrating to the cloud will instantly cut your costs? Not everyone who adopts cloud solutions will reap the financial benefits. Cloud is technologically complex and, while there’s huge potential to…

Q3 2020’s most common cyber-attacks explained

16.11.2020 by Yasmin Duggal

View the complete Q3 2020 Threat Report Over the course of Q3 2020, UKFast's Threat Vision platform prevented 8.5 million cyber-attacks from eventualising across our clients’ networks. Using the data collected between July and August, we were able to identify the three most common cyber-attack vectors…

Leveraging the power of the cloud

10.11.2020 by Laura Valentine

Download our Buyer's Guide: Leveraging the Power of the Cloud With organisations turning away from traditional, on-prem solutions, cloud adoption is soaring to new levels. Earlier this year, IDG reported that 81% of businesses have at least one application, or a portion of their…

Meet the UKFast Mental Health First Aiders

9.11.2020 by Laura Valentine

Let’s face it, 2020 has been a tough year all round. At UKFast we’re particularly missing being together in the office; the corridor chats and a good old catch-up while making a cuppa. The pandemic has taken its toll on the nation’s collective mental health, leaving many feeling anxious,…

What is virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)?

6.11.2020 by Laura Valentine

In 2020, the pandemic has shifted the way we work, perhaps forever. Much of the UK’s workforce has found itself working from home for the first time, and businesses across the country have been forced to quickly facilitate mass remote working.   For those now…

WFH tips from UKFast’s Head of HR

2.11.2020 by Guest

This guest blog is authored by UKFast Head of HR, Rebecca Crawford. We've all been working from home longer than expected now. For many, the novelty has long worn off and living through a pandemic is putting individuals under extra stress in both personal and…