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Would You Hire an Ethical Hacker?

2.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

When you hear the term ‘hacker’, what springs to mind? It’s got to be said that hacking doesn’t always have the best reputation, but we’re here to change your perception forever. In a recent UKFast webinar, our panel of experts discussed the advantages of ethical hacking and how it protects UK businesses from ‘the bad guys’. Our Director of Training and Education Arlene Bulfin was joined by Stephen Crow, Head of Defensive Securities and Technologies at UKFast, and Paul Mason, cybersecurity expert and Head of Education at Secarma, in a discussion that covered everything businesses need to know about ethical…

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…

Cybersecurity Month: What is Red Teaming?

29.10.2018 by Jenn Granger

This Cybersecurity Month, are you ready to put security under the microscope? Before November hits, we wanted to delve a bit deeper into some of cybersecurity practices that our sister company Secarma uses as part of its cybersecurity repertoire. In…

Cybersecurity: Top Tips from a Business Leader

25.9.2018 by Jenn Granger

It only takes one hacker a single hour to bring your business down. Recent stats reveal that 64% of businesses consider a lack of budget to be a barrier to further IT adoption. But with cybersecurity threats always imminent, how…

When Two-Factor Authentication Goes Wrong

7.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

How often do you use Reddit to check the weirdest and most wonderful news on the web? Last week the vast message-boarding and news aggregation site reported a data breach on user and employee passwords, exposing the weaknesses of two-factor…

Unlocked: Inside the World of Cryptojacking

18.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Cryptojacking is the hot topic in tech, security and cryptocurrency circles, but what does it mean and how can you keep your hardware protected from these attacks? On 3rd July we are hosting Unlocked: Cybersecurity Conference in Manchester. We’ll be on-hand to give you further advice on…

Cryptojacking Attacks: What You Need To Know

14.5.2018 by Jenn Granger

Cybercriminals are in the money right now. According to VentureBeat.com, cybercrime generates $1.5tn every year, with ransomware attacks contributing $1bn to that figure. Cybercriminals now earn 15% more than those in traditional crime. And now there is a new contender.…

Don’t Let Them Pull A Fast One

17.9.2014 by Jenn Granger

We all know that feeling – you get an email from someone new and it’s all ‘Yay, someone other than my mum/gas provider/boss is emailing me’! And THEN you find out that email has given you a virus. Oh yes,…

Laying Bare The Latest Celebrity Hack

2.9.2014 by Jenn Granger

If celebrities' ears could burn, the internet would be on fire right now, after a mahoosive cyberattack stole loads of celeb pics and sent them out into the world; and everyone’s talking about it because - and I don't want…

The Real Price of an Attack

2.6.2014 by Jenn Granger

You suffer an online attack and your data is compromised; it’s pretty bad. Maybe you didn’t have the proper precautions, and you get fined too. That isn’t exactly a whole heap of fun. But – and I hate to bear…