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The three biggest cloud threats for 2021

25.3.2021 by Laura Valentine

Cloud computing spend increased by a third in 2020. Amazon maintained its majority market share at 31% and enjoyed a 28% growth over the third quarter. Microsoft also benefited, with lockdown placing a high demand on Teams, Windows Virtual Desktop and other services running on Azure. This isn’t surprising, given how the pandemic instigated a mass transition into working from remote workplaces. Perhaps less predictable though, was how this growth in users led to an increase in the number of cyber-attacks. More businesses operating online means greater opportunities for cybercriminals. New forms of attack are created every day, designed to…

Public Cloud: What is the shared responsibility model?

29.1.2021 by Laura Valentine

Ensuring security and compliance in the cloud is – quite rightly – amongst the biggest concerns of most cloud adopters.   As a public cloud customer, you might think that cloud compliance falls firmly into the remit of your cloud provider. But, in reality, this isn’t…

Compliance and security in the cloud

21.1.2021 by Laura Valentine

Download our Buyer's Guide: Leveraging the Power of the Cloud Despite cloud adoption increasing at a faster pace than ever before, many modern organisations remain concerned about the security of data in the cloud. While cloud security should never be an afterthought, this lingering fear is ungrounded. When it comes to data…

How secure is the cloud in 2020?

23.9.2020 by Laura Valentine

Despite increasing levels of adoption by organisations of all sizes, cloud solutions continue to be plagued by misconceptions about their security. It’s still commonly assumed that the cloud offers a less secure option compared to on-premises infrastructure. So, how does it really shape up, and what…

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…

Cloud-Using Companies Neglecting Data Protection

5.10.2012 by Alice Cullen

Despite the ever-increasing number of companies turning toward cloud-based solutions, businesses are still failing to remember their data protection obligations when moving information to the cloud. With more and more data being transferred from a business’ data centre to the…