GDPR-Optimised Hosting

Protecting your business data

All UK businesses must comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by 25th May 2018, and we are committed to helping you on your compliance journey.

Follow our simple steps below to start building a more secure hosting solution today.

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Step One: Select a GDPR-optimised hosting solution

Partnering with an ISO 27001 and ISO 27018 certified cloud provider such as UKFast takes some of the pressure off organisations striving to meet the GDPR’s extensive security requirements. Take a look at our award-winning eCloud® and Dedicated managed hosting solutions.

Step Two: Enhance your solution with our security features

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Step Three: Stock up on GDPR educational resources

Find out all you need to know about your GDPR responsibilities in our exclusive FREE GDPR whitepaper, containing valuable information to help support your business in preparing for the GDPR.

Step Four: Talk to us

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The GDPR challenges and the solution:

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The growing size and frequency of cyber-attacks is amongst the driving forces for stricter personal data protection regulations throughout the EU and beyond. Organisations now have greater liability for the personal data they control and process, including the implementation of appropriate security standards.



UKFast's DDoSX® protects your business from the ever-increasing threat of attack. With DDoSX® in place, an attack is not only identified and redirected away from your web server, keeping your business online and functional and your data protected, but thoroughly investigated.


All businesses must report a data breach to the relevant supervisory authority without undue delay and within 72 hours of learning of a breach. The data processor must inform the data controller of a breach without undue delay. Organisations must have the internal resources and processes to detect and investigate breaches, including an incident response plan.


Threat Monitoring

UKFast continuously monitors and reports on the security of your solution, flagging malicious attempts to access your IT environment through vulnerability scans, file integrity monitoring and Rootkit detection with detailed reports and live alerting.


The GDPR requires businesses to implement appropriate protective technical measures. Organisations are required to secure their infrastructure against the most basic and common attacks such as viruses, Trojans and specific ransomware. Monitoring for these attacks in real time is paramount for implementing the basic security required.



UKFast's managed anti-virus platform with the latest signatures ensures you are protected against known and emerging viruses.


Businesses are storing an ever-increasing volume of user-data which presents a lucrative target for cyber criminals. Under GDPR, every organisation is responsible for ensuring their applications are built and designed with data protection in mind, to ensure the security of the data being processed.



Continually reviewing your website's applications is time consuming and increases the opportunity for human error to strike. A web application firewall (WAF) is designed to protect your data and applications by blocking suspicious activity and providing comprehensive security for critical applications.


Whilst alerting the ICO of a data breach is a minimum requirement, if it is not stopped as quickly as possible, businesses risk the adverse effects of extended damage to the integrity of their data. Taking appropriate steps to limit data loss greatly reduces the threat of both financial and reputational damage.


Threat Response

Threat Response adds a specialist security team to your threat monitoring alerts. Our dedicated in-house security team actively monitors your solution for threats and attempted breaches as they happen. Working with your consent and full visibility, the team responds quickly to incidents to mitigate potential issues.

Secure Managed Hosting

A UKFast solution gives you peace of mind that your data is protected in our ISO-certified, ultra-secure data centres.

UK data centres

Our Manchester-based enterprise-grade data centres were built and are wholly owned by us.

24/7/365 support

Our data centres are managed 24/7/365 so that we can offer a 100% network uptime guarantee.


Our data centres are all ISO 27001 certified and secured to Government IL4 expectations.

Certifications and Industry Compliance

Crown Commercial Service
Carbon Neutral
ISOQAR Registered

Your solution is only ever housed in our government and ISO-certified, ultra-secure data centres managed by security cleared personnel. And as an exclusively UK-based company, hosting with UKFast offers guaranteed data sovereignty. UKFast is a government approved supplier through the G-Cloud 12 framework.