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Your GDPR Update: 247 Days To Go

19.9.2017 by Al McCloud

With less than a year until your business needs to be GDPR compliant, we're starting a new series to keep you abreast of the latest developments. Your GDPR Update will provide the latest news in one short burst, to compliment…

Thinking Outside the Box: the next wave of eCommerce postage tech

15.9.2017 by Al McCloud

There’s nothing like the excitement of receiving a parcel. It’s all the magic of Christmas morning, but on a rainy Tuesday in the office. The thrill of a new delivery, combined with the convenience and cost-saving of eCommerce has tempted…

The 5 Most Unexpected IoT Hacks of 2017

13.9.2017 by Al McCloud

Hacking a PC is so 1999. These days, if you want props as a cybercriminal you’ve got to hack stuff. Smart fridges, smart cars, smart, erm, fidget spinners? You name it; if you can hack a smart device you’re basically…

The GDPR: More Than Just Fines

6.9.2017 by Al McCloud

No one could blame you for being intimidated by the new maximum GDPR fine; it is, even by Bill Gates standard, a lot of money. For those of you that don’t know how much your business could be fined in…

Sale Sharks Start The (Rugby) Ball Rolling

5.9.2017 by Al McCloud

 ‘What do a rugby team and website hosting company have in common?’  I hear you wondering. The short answer is that UKFast is the main sponsor of Sale Sharks, but for the full story of this relationship, we have to…

The UK’s Identity Theft Crisis

1.9.2017 by Al McCloud

The first step in curbing any addiction is admitting you have one. So, with a deep breath, here goes: my name is Al McCloud, I’m 29 years old, and I love feeding paper into paper shredders. I know it’s wrong;…

Why Can’t We Vote Online?

30.8.2017 by Al McCloud

The internet lets you invest cautiously in the stock market or gamble away your savings, pay your council tax or book a holiday, socialise with friends or hide away with a movie. However you want to live your life, the…

Cyber-Crime: What Is The Risk?

29.8.2017 by Al McCloud

Cyber-attacks are increasing in severity and magnitude. This is in no small part because businesses are failing to identify the many different ways that attacks are carried out by cyber-criminals . The global cost of cyber-crime is in the millions,…

4 eCommerce Predictions That Haven’t Come True

22.8.2017 by Al McCloud

Back in the mid-80s two scriptwriters named Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale sat down to work. They wanted to envision a technological landscape three decades into the future. After many late nights of work, they had imagined a neon, glowing…

Fast Friday -18th August 2017

18.8.2017 by Al McCloud

Here’s our five favourite tech links from the last week! Have a great weekend. 1. Setting a president with tech Whilst the US waited for its president to respond to the reports of white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, some tech…