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Cybersecurity Trends: What is Purple Teaming?

18.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

In a recent UKFast Cybersecurity Predictions webinar, the experts anticipated that purple teaming is set to be the next point of focus in 2019. But what is this new buzzword to hit the cybersecurity world? First, Blue and Red Teaming Before we head straight into purple teaming, let's recap two vital components of this new security strategy. Blue teaming is the reactive side of fighting cybercrime and refers to your own in-house security team. Blue teams defend against every attack that hits your website or server. This is done by collecting tonnes of data, like SIEM data and threat intelligence…

Crimeware-as-a-Service: The Real Cyber-Threat

4.2.2019 by Charlotte Greene

It’s no secret that cyber-attacks have grown in frequency, sophistication and scale over the last decade or so. And while we can put this down to better reporting of attacks or more data readily available to tempt criminals, there is…

Data Privacy Day: 4 Ways to Secure Your Data

28.1.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Discover the different types of attacks out there and what risks they pose to your business. Download the whitepaper Today is International Data Privacy Day. With cyber-attacks becoming more sophisticated and frequent than ever, Data Privacy Day is an international…

What Are Thingbots and Why Are They a Threat?

14.1.2019 by Charlotte Greene

The wonderful world of cyber-threats is full of buzzwords and phrases. Red teaming, botnet, IoT, smart attacks, thingbots...the list is getting pretty long as the landscape evolves and mutates. But what on earth are thingbots? And why are they a…

Security Predictions 2019: Machine Learning

8.1.2019 by Charlotte Greene

The past 12 months have been something akin to a cybersecurity soap opera, with millions of us tuning into the news for regular updates on the latest hacks and breaches. And 2019 shows no sign of changing the script. So…

[UPDATES] New Year, New DDoSX®

18.12.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s official – 2018 was the year of the cyber-attack, with a record number of incidents being reported. Facebook, Marriott, British Airways, some of the very building blocks of our lives today have suffered immense breaches which have left them…

Did We Make It Easy for Hackers in 2018?

18.12.2018 by Jenn Granger

While it’s easy to think that your small business is exempt from the wrath of a cyber-attacker, with only the larger organisations seeming to suffer highly damaging attacks, this stat is a reminder that all businesses are a target. In…

Your Top Five UKFast Webinars of 2018

14.12.2018 by Jenn Granger

This year, the UKFast webinar team has worked tirelessly to bring you the best insights into technology and business. We've covered a whole host of topics, with expert panels having valuable discussions on eCommerce, cybersecurity, Brexit, GDPR and much more.…

The Ultimate Way to Monitor Your Online Store

10.12.2018 by Jenn Granger

With holiday sales set to grow by 13% on 2017, it’s never been more important to maintain the performance of your store during this peak period. Not only this, but as your teams are concentrating on delivering a consistent customer…

What’s In Store for Public Sector Live 2019?

5.12.2018 by Jenn Granger

We’re looking ahead to Public Sector Live 2019 which is set to bring together public sector professionals from across the country to discuss the topics which are making the biggest headlines right now. Cybersecurity at Public Sector Live Paul Mason,…