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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…

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…

Top 5 Tips to Keep Your Supply Chain Secure

7.9.2018 by Jenn Granger

Your supply chain is an essential cog in the machine that is your business. With the finality of Brexit looming (we are to officially leave and enter our transition period on 23rd March 2019) big changes are coming up for…

WordPress Vulnerability: Hear from a Developer

5.9.2018 by Jenn Granger

Recently we brought you the breaking news story of the new WordPress vulnerability. The flaw was discovered by Sam Thomas, Director of Research, at UKFast’s sister company Secarma and was announced at Black Hat in Las Vegas, as well as…

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: 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…

Cyber Security: The Simple Starter Formula

4.10.2016 by Jenn Granger

First up, happy Cyber Security Month everyone! When it comes to protecting your data from attack there are as many solutions as there are threats. While it’s important to seek expert advice and make sure you have a security strategy…

Don’t Let Your Security Take a Tumbl

31.5.2016 by Jenn Granger

I hope you’re feeling rested and ready to get back on it after the Bank Holiday because there’s some security stuff that you need to get on, pronto (sorry guys). 65m Tumblr emails and passwords have been circulating for the…

Cyber Sherlocks Wanted

20.1.2016 by Guest

If you work in IT or accounting, your services could be used to bust the next criminal. Al's got the scoop on how. If, like the rest of the world, you’ve been listening to Serial or watching Making a Murderer,…

Calling all Phone Owners

17.8.2015 by Jenn Granger

There’s a flaw hitting the headlines that could let all and sundry listen to your calls, track your location and nick your data. If you’re a business this could be particularly bad as apparently you could even be liable for…