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[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 subject to media scrutiny and falling consumer faith. One of the most popular forms of attack are distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Reported DDoS attacks for the first three quarters of 2018 total 6,263. Facing so much uncertainty in the face of the cybersecurity landscape, it’s time for cybersecurity firms and hosting providers to step up and protect the…

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…

Unlocked: Cybersecurity Conference – Speaker Announcement

28.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Hackers beware! There’s less than one week to go before Unlocked: Cybersecurity Conference is unveiled in Manchester and we’ve just announced our incredible line-up of speakers who are here to debunk the jargon, share expert advice and bring you the…

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…

Fix Your PC Leaks: Our Experts Share Their Best Tips

19.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

2017 takes the trophy for the largest number of data breaches ever. While 2016 held the record with 82,000 breaches, 2017 far surpassed it with 160,000 – that’s a rise of 78,000! However this number is likely to be much…

2018 – The Year of the Memcached Attack

8.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

DDoS attacks have been hitting the headlines over the past few years, with a number of high-profile cases causing catastrophic effects for many businesses. However, a new kind of attack is on our radar. Meet the memcached attack. We’re all…

Cloud UK Live Manchester 2018 – Live Blog

7.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

Expert Week: Scott Helme

1.8.2017 by Al McCloud

Welcome to day two of our first Expert Week. We like to be in a constant state of learning here at UKFast, and there's no better way to educate ourselves than spending time in the company of experts. With cybersecurity at the…

Big Data Making Big Money

19.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

Big data has been on the business radar for quite a few years now; you can’t miss the term when looking into any aspect of business and tech. So what is the latest for big data? We took our round…

Could Cyber-Attacks Have Changed the Brexit Outcome?

18.4.2017 by Guest

Lately, we’ve been talking a lot about DDoS attacks and how they are affecting the world. We know they dramatically slow down an eCommerce site, which is a big deal if your livelihood relies on online sales. But how else are…