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GDPR: Deadline Day is Here!

25.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

Shh, listen. Can you hear the faint cries of joy? That’s just people cheering as they delete the last of the GDPR emails from their inbox. Deadline day is finally here. For many, if not all, businesses, Friday 25th May has been circled on their calendars as the biggest day of the year. But today is not the day to take a big sigh of relief. GDPR is a future-proofed measure to encourage the secure handling data across the EU, and all businesses that wish to collect and process any EU citizens’ data will be subject to the regulation. While…

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…

Taking Control: Who is Using Your Data?

3.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

When did you last give your details away to a stranger? With the recent revelations from Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, we are currently hyper-aware of how our data is shared around the world. When we enter our name, location, age…

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…

How Might Data Protection Law Impact your Business in 2017?

2.2.2017 by Guest

In 2016 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became EU law, giving businesses throughout the EU and beyond two years to comply or face substantial fines of upwards of €10m. However, since April 2016 there have been several seismic shifts in…

Fridays at UKFast – 10th April

10.4.2015 by Katherine Kelly

Hopefully you’ve all recovered from last week’s chocoma and are ready for a great weekend! Rounding up this week, we’ve been talking about using social media for ecommerce, Snapchat’s new security commitments, an easy way to create new passwords, and…

Stop Messing With Our Emotions FB

7.7.2014 by Katherine Kelly

It’s fairly well-publicised that Facebook makes you sad (I mean, we’ve all been there, crouching over our laptops at 3am, shedding a silent tear as FB unceremoniously dumps us into a dark pit of despair, amirite??), but what’s even more…

11 Ways to Win at Passwords

30.1.2014 by Katherine Kelly

We’ve all had those mornings; desperately calling IT while beating ourselves with a stack of post-its in the hope of dislodging an elusive login. Trying to remember passwords is a job in itself, and everything from your Facebook to your…

UKFast Investigates the State of Cyber Security

27.7.2012 by Alice Cullen

UKFast's security team has launched a series of investigations to determine just how secure we are online – the results so far might surprise you! From the very beginning UKFast has endeavoured to keep businesses safe online and our latest…

Avoiding Internal Data Theft

7.9.2010 by Dick Branston

Research shows that many employees would be happy to make a copy of private company information, just in case it comes in handy at a new job. The survey, carried out by Texas-based security company SailPoint Technologies Inc., questioned over…