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The latest security news, Microsoft patch update bulletins and advice from the UKFast cyber security experts.

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 experience, the number of DDoS attacks and other forms of cybercrime soar during peak retail periods. In a recent UKFast webinar, Secarma cybersecurity expert Paul Mason revealed that the cybersecurity threat map literally lights up at the busiest times of the year, with hackers and malicious users taking advantage of people entering their card details online and filling up their…

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,…

CDN: What Can It Do For You?

30.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

Earlier this week, we looked at a vital component of our DDoSX® solution – web application firewalls (WAFs) – and what they can do keep malicious traffic away from your website. Now, as we have security on the brain, we…

79% of Magento Sites Vulnerable to Attack

28.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

New research has revealed that 79% of websites using Magento are at increased risk from hackers due to unpatched vulnerabilities. Cybersecurity experts found that almost 90% of Magento 1 websites were at risk, although that figure fell to below 40%…

What Is Your Biggest Cybersecurity Fear?

28.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

The number of reported cybercrimes has increased exponentially over the past year with 43% of businesses reporting a cyber-breach between 2017 and 2018. With so many cybersecurity incidents being covered in the media and causing havoc in businesses large and…

Security FAQ Series: What’s a WAF?

27.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

The cybersecurity world is one that is under siege every single day. With DDoS attacks and digital criminals on the rise as we speak, it’s important to get to grips with the basics of how to keep your solution secure…

Hoax Ransomware Emails: How to Stay Safe

26.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

In recent weeks, we’ve seen a worrying trend in fake ransomware emails telling people across the globe that they’ve been hacked and demanding a fee be paid to release their private details. Here, we take a look at what these…

Black Friday 2018: Everything You Need To Know

23.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s the busiest day of 2018! This year, we’ve equipped you with everything you need to keep your business riding high this Black Friday. We hope you’re having an incredible day boosting those sales through the roof! Black Friday, followed…

Would You Hire an Ethical Hacker?

2.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

When you hear the term ‘hacker’, what springs to mind? It’s got to be said that hacking doesn’t always have the best reputation, but we’re here to change your perception forever. In a recent UKFast webinar, our panel of experts…

What is UKFast’s Latest ISO Security Certification?

30.10.2018 by Jenn Granger

How do you know your hosting provider is going to keep your data safe? It’s a tough one, but cybersecurity should be the number one on your business’ To Do list. Making sure it’s also the top priority of your…