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Most Common Cyber-Attacks of 2019 Explained

8.1.2020 by Charlotte Nuttall

Over the course of 2019, UKFast’s Threat Monitoring service detected and responded to more than 33 million cyber-attacks across our clients’ networks. Using this wealth of data, we were able to identify the four most common cyber-attack vectors used by criminals in 2019 to target UK businesses. Here are your four most notorious cyber-attacks of 2019, how they work and what you can do about them in 2020 to protect your business. 1. Malicious POST requests  2. CMS brute-force attempts 3. Cross site scripting 4. Directory traversal attempts 1.      Malicious POST requests Number of cyber-attacks detected in 2019:  4.3 million…

What is an eCommerce Business?

4.11.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

By definition, eCommerce is the activity of buying or selling products online. An eCommerce business is usually involved in the selling aspect, using their website as a virtual store through which consumers can purchase goods over the internet. So, whenever…

What’s Driving the Online Marketplace Trend?

24.7.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

In this blog, we’re joined by Alex Ayin, Executive Director of Sales and Marketing at Mercarto Enterprise Technologies to find out what’s driving the recent surge in online marketplace popularity. Mercarto is a successful online marketplace business based in Manchester.…

Help! I Still Don’t Understand Cloud Hosting

15.7.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

Cloud hosting has become a very common phrase used across the globe by public and private sectors alike. But when asked ‘What is cloud hosting?’ many of us still struggle to provide a sufficient explanation. So, if you have no…

Cloud Insight: What is Managed Hosting?

17.4.2019 by Charlotte Nuttall

Managed hosting is a phrase we all see and hear a lot these days. But what is it? And how can your organisation make the most of it in 2019? In today’s blog, we’re answering these burning questions and explaining…