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Fridays at UKFast – 4th March 2016

4.3.2016 by Jenn Granger

Well done for making it to Friday everyone, and happy Employee Appreciation Day. If you have employees, show ‘em some love; if you are one, then good job on being you. This week we’ve been YAANing, and sharing the scoop on Apple vs the FBI, the Snoopers’ Charter updates and the PHP 7 and M2 dream team. We also heard from an expert on the upcoming online payment changes and shared info on the new Drown vulnerability. Here’s the weekly roundup! Firing security measures Amazon has quietly axed encryption for its devices – Fire tablet, streaming media devices and the…

Drowning in Weak Encryption

4.3.2016 by Jenn Granger

There’s a new vulnerability knocking about and it affects the very internet traffic that’s meant to be the most secure, which is always what you want to hear. It’s called Drown and with all the encryption issues between Apple and…

The Big Names Saying NO-bama to Weak Encryption

10.6.2015 by Jenn Granger

The issue of whether the government should be allowed full access to our data has been a hot topic for a while now in the UK, but seems our cousins over the pond are getting involved in the ruckus too,…

The New LogJam Vulnerability

20.5.2015 by Jenn Granger

A new vulnerability has been discovered and – whilst it’s not yet known how serious it is – why risk it? There are some things you can do to protect yourself, so prep your system ASAP to ensure that current…

The Flaw In The Government’s Security Plan

13.1.2015 by Jenn Granger

David Cameron has called for a new piece of comprehensive legislation to close terrorists’ ‘safe spaces’ on the internet so they can’t talk to each other anymore; but it could actually make things worse. What’s happened? Following the attacks in…