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CentOS 5 and Ubuntu 12.04 End of Life Notice

6.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

I love a vintage treat, a nice retro designer jacket or racer bike from the seventies, but when it comes to technology it’s a different matter. Linux distro CentOS 5 reached ‘End of Life’ last week and operating system Ubuntu 12.04 is set to reach End of Life on 28th April 2017. Whilst this puts them in the category of hipster-trendy, in reality it means that it is unlikely that any more security patches or updates will be released for these versions. Security 101 is installing updates and patches, so not having those on offer causes a real security concern.…

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…

The Top Take-Away Lessons from Unlocked Manchester

29.3.2017 by Alice Cullen

Yesterday hundreds of cyber-enthusiasts and business leaders descended on UKFast Campus to unlock the mystery of protecting your business online. The conference showcased the top experts in cybersecurity and business, with speakers including cyber analyst Graham Cluley, Lloyds Banking Group’s…

Reasons to be Cheerful

20.3.2017 by Penny Piper

Happy Monday everyone! Today is International Day of Happiness – a day for us all to think about what makes us smile and to spread happiness where we can. Well, here at UKFast Campus, we’ve woken up to grey skies…

Ahead in the Clouds

17.3.2017 by Penny Piper

We headed down to London this week and were greeted with warm, sunny skies and not a cloud in sight. That much can be said for outdoors at least, but it was a completely different story in the ExCel as…

What is the Digital Strategy?

14.3.2017 by Penny Piper

Over the past year, the government has thrown UK businesses a fair few curveballs; with Brexit, the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and the Investigatory Powers Act causing changes in operations both short and long term. After we welcomed Minister for…

The Keys to Unlocked

13.3.2017 by Penny Piper

On the 28th March, industry heavyweights including Microsoft, Cisco and Secarma will descend on UKFast Campus for Unlocked Manchester – our new cybersecurity conference. Expect an afternoon of in-depth insights into the world of cybersecurity and cyber-terrorism to make sure…

How IoT Transforms Business

10.3.2017 by Penny Piper

The Internet of Things (IoT) is already transforming our home lives. We can regulate our lighting, heating and sound remotely from a computer or smartphone, meaning we’re connected to what goes on inside our houses even when we’re away from…

Primary Numbers

10.3.2017 by Penny Piper

Today is Programming for Primaries Awareness Day, a day to big up the importance of introducing computing to children from an early age. Alongside this, it’s a reminder of the areas of the community that are working extremely hard to…

Jogging Your Muscle Memory

9.3.2017 by Penny Piper

This week, the skies have most definitely cleared (minus the bouts of rain). And with race training season upon us, we couldn’t be happier to unplug the treadmill and set our limbs free in the fresh air! UKFast culture is…