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Phishing Threats: Where Does Your Business Stand?

12.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Are you putting your business’ reputation on the line? Recent research found that three-quarters of information security leaders are not using essential email authentication measures. BusinessCloud reported the results given by data-driven cybersecurity platform Red Sift. The platform analysed primary email domains from attendees of the recent Infosec event at London Olympia to discover which domains were protected. Results showed that 74% of all those who attended the event were not using DMARC which wards against phishing attacks and email spoofing. What is DMARC? DMARC stands for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance. This is an email authentication protocol, given…

A Day in the Life of a UKFast Apprentice

5.6.2018 by Jenn Granger

Apprenticeships have been shining in the media spotlight recently, with many businesspeople - including our own CEO - speaking up about the benefits of gaining experience on the job. Our very own apprentice, Sally, is here to tell you about…

Help! The Robots Took My Job – The Ethics of AI

16.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

If you’ve been keeping on top of the news lately, you’ll know our TV screens and online papers have been whirring away with talk of AI. Artificial Intelligence is a huge leap forward for business, academia, health and indeed technology…

On Cloud Nine: The Best Cloud Events of 2018

11.4.2018 by Jenn Granger

This year has been a rip-roaring year so far when it comes to events– our team have been zipping off all over the country, getting the best up-to-date info on the latest innovations. And one topic has been dominating the…

Shopware: 3 Tips To Get Your Business Booming

12.3.2018 by Jenn Granger

Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi – they’re definitely at the top of our list when it comes to roaring down the Auto-Bahn. Germans really do have a need for speed, and it’s no different with their eCommerce platforms. We’re so excited…

Freshen Up With National Clean Out Your Computer Day

12.2.2018 by Jenn Granger

There seems to be a National Day for everything these days! This month there’s National Tooth Fairy Day, National Love Your Pet Day and even National Pizza Day, which we happily celebrated last week. But National Clean Out Your Computer…

Big Data Making Big Money

19.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

Big data has been on the business radar for quite a few years now; you can’t miss the term when looking into any aspect of business and tech. So what is the latest for big data? We took our round…

Could Cyber-Attacks Have Changed the Brexit Outcome?

18.4.2017 by Guest

Lately, we’ve been talking a lot about DDoS attacks and how they are affecting the world. We know they dramatically slow down an eCommerce site, which is a big deal if your livelihood relies on online sales. But how else are…

The GDPR deadline is on its way, but what about Brexit?

14.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

You may have heard the term GDPR banded about in the media quite a lot in recent months, but do you know what it is and how it applies to your business? Over a series of blogs – which kicked…

One Good Reason to Get Your Cybersecurity in Order

10.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

A data breach is amongst the worst things to befall a 21st century business. The consequences of a cyber-attack include significant loss of customers, irreparable reputational damage and, soon, significant fines under the GDPR. And that’s just scratching the surface.…