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Get the latest updates, insight, top tips and expert advice  in the cybersecurity world. Working with our sister cybersecurity company Secarma, UKFast works to innovate super-secure products and services to protect your business. Read our range of security blogs, from our ‘top tips to fight the ransomware threat’ to ‘what is SIEM software?’.

Expert View: An Introduction to Hardware Hacking

1.8.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Holly Williams is the Technical Director of cybersecurity firm Secarma and an ex-military security specialist. As a professional ethical hacker and all-round cybersecurity expert, Holly has incredible knowledge of the security threat landscape and helps businesses to mitigate cyber-threats. In this blog, Holly shares some of her in-depth knowledge and gives us an introduction to hardware hacking. Why is effective hardware security so important? In what ways can your hardware be hacked? Let’s find out. * As an ethical hacker, when I’m testing a physical device or hardware, the attack surface can be very large. With attack vectors including network…

Unlocked 2019: Five Key Security Takeaways

31.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

The UK’s biggest cybersecurity conference, Unlocked, is over for another year. But while the roadshow itself may have come to an end until next summer, it offered some crucial lessons which are essential for every business to take on board.…

How to Get Your Email Security up to Speed

29.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Barracuda Networks recently published its 2019 Email Security Threat report, which revealed that the cost of email breaches is increasing. With a landslide 82% of organisations claiming to have faced an attempted email-based security threat in the past year, it…

Four Expert Tips to Avoid Phishing Attacks

23.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

This morning, news broke that Lancaster University has suffered a personal data breach as a result of a phishing attack. The attack involved sending bogus invoices to undergrad applicants and proves that no matter the size of your business, charity…

4 FREE Security Tools You Need Right Now

19.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

With just 34% of businesses updating their employees on cybersecurity more than once a year, free resources are an essential! That’s why our in-house experts work tirelessly to create fantastic, free security resources to keep your team up to speed,…

Cybersecurity: Unlocked LIVE BLOG 2019

17.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

17th July 13.00pm. Thanks for tuning in! Well, that's all we have time for folks. Thank you to our speakers and panelists, our sponsors Secarma and Commvault. And, of course, thank you for tuning into this live blog - we…

Ransomware: 7 Ways to Protect Your Business

9.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Ransomware has been a steadily present cyber-threat since what feels like the beginning of time. Experts warn that the risk posed to businesses by ransomware won’t be slowing down anytime soon. Over recent months, a new breed of ransomware has…

Why GDPR Compliance? Ask British Airways

8.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Are you still catching up with your to-do list when it comes to maintaining GDPR compliance? Well, today’s news proves exactly why protecting your business data is still of utmost importance. About that £183 million fine… Today, the Information Commissioners…

TCP SACK PANIC: Linux Kernel Vulnerability

2.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Three related flaws have been found in the Linux kernel’s handling of TCP networking.  Let’s take a look at what this means and what you can do about it. What is the vulnerability? The flaws were found in the Linux…

3 Steps for Preparing Your Data for Brexit

25.6.2019 by Charlotte Greene

If you’re worried about what will happen to your business data after Brexit, then you’re not the only one. With some businesses already hit by the repercussions of Brexit uncertainty, encountering disrupted supply chains and collapsed trade deals, it’s crucial…