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We offer our insight into the latest technology trends that could affect your business, from micro-computers to changes in the regulation of the internet.

Top 5 Tech Updates From Across the Globe

19.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

With the way tech keeps evolving, it’s easy to get swept away and miss all the incredible things that are going on in the technology world each week. Read the UKFast round-up of some of the greatest technological developments over the past seven days   1 VR & memory games Virtual Reality classroom education could be a thing of the near future. New research from the University of Maryland shows that we remember information better when we see it in Virtual Reality (VR) rather than on a 2D screen. Subjects were tested on their ability to remember historical and celebrity…

Unlocked: Inside the World of Cryptojacking

18.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Cryptojacking is the hot topic in tech, security and cryptocurrency circles, but what does it mean and how can you keep your hardware protected from these attacks? On 3rd and 4th July we are hosting Unlocked: Cybersecurity Conference in Manchester and London. We’ll be on-hand to give you further advice…

Phishing Threats: Where Does Your Business Stand?

12.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Are you putting your business’ reputation on the line? Recent research found that three-quarters of information security leaders are not using essential email authentication measures. BusinessCloud reported the results given by data-driven cybersecurity platform Red Sift. The platform analysed primary…

Your Safety Protocols Are Changing

16.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s been a long journey, friends, but it’s time to wave farewell to TLS1.0 On Saturday 30th June, early SSL and TLS protocols, as well as older SSL ciphers will no longer be acceptable ways for people to connect to…

UKFast & the HSCN: Keeping Your NHS Flying

9.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

The HSCN is bringing power to the people! N3, the old healthcare network, ended its services on 31st March 2017, with many doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals were happy to say goodbye. The Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) is…

GDPR & Your Cybersecurity – Why It Matters

27.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

The 25th May is getting closer. Are you ready for the GDPR deadline? Our GDPR Unlocked event on 2nd and 3rd May (London and Manchester) is open to all businesses across the UK. Throughout both mornings, industry experts will be…

mCommerce: The New Focus for Your Business

26.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

How many times have you checked your phone today? Maybe you were trying to find a handyman to help you plug that leak under the sink, maybe you were buying a three-piece suite or checking the latest bid on that…

GDPR Deadline: Everything You Need To Know

20.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

We’ve got it all: April showers, glorious sunshine and the promise of beers on the balcony this afternoon. But that’s not the only thing spring brings this year. Friday 25th May is the GDPR deadline day. The EU’s GDPR (General…

Help! The Robots Took My Job – The Ethics of AI

16.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

If you’ve been keeping on top of the news lately, you’ll know our TV screens and online papers have been whirring away with talk of AI. Artificial Intelligence is a huge leap forward for business, academia, health and indeed technology…

GDPR: Two Months To Go

28.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

Wait, it’s April next week? Where does the time go? Many businesses may well be thinking this as we head off for our Bank Holiday weekend. The deadline to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is creeping up…