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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

The GDPR deadline is on its way, but what about Brexit?

14.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

You may have heard the term GDPR banded about in the media quite a lot in recent months, but do you know what it is and how it applies to your business? Over a series of blogs – which kicked…

IT Storage and Security: The Future Forecast

4.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

You probably remember an influx of cyber-attack reports circulating the media last year (well frankly, they dominated the headlines). Over two billion records were stolen in 2016, and as we progress further into 2017 the question is: have we emerged…

Basefund: Helping You Get Protected

29.7.2014 by Katherine Kelly

Heartbleed. Cryptolocker. Gameover Zeus. Anyone who’s turned on the news recently will have heard that everyone from eBay to individuals are suffering under the weight of the cyber-threat, and recent figures revealed that cybercrime is costing North West England alone…