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Security Landscape 2019

Cybercrime is the fastest growing crime on the planet and poses one of the biggest threats to businesses. Yet, many businesses of all sizes, sectors and industries fail to implement the correct security measures right for their organisation and risk their business falling in the hands of hackers. This is a big risk to take! From the significant rise in phishing attacks and the targeting of your employees, to the vast adoption of AI and sheer number of IoT devices, the implementation of the GDPR, spyware, malware and weak links in your supply chains to name but a few; overlooking security is no longer an option. UKFast security experts have teamed up with cybersecurity specialists and partner, Secarma, to provide you with a FREE whitepaper to discuss the latest security threat landscape in 2019 and beyond, and how you can protect your business against them.


Data Protection, Cybersecurity and Brexit

On 23rd June 2016, 51.9% of the British population voted to leave the European Union (EU). Almost a year later, Article 50 was triggered by the government, setting in motion the procedures for the UK’s exit from the EU.  After a two year negotiation process, and much uncertainty, the Brexit deadline is set for 31st October 2019. How will this deadline affect your business’ data? What should you be doing in the months leading up to the deadline to best protect your data, remain compliant with the GDPR and stay as safe as possible from cybercriminals? UKFast breaks down Brexit in terms of data protection and security, providing expert advice on how you can prepare and clarifying the facts around Brexit’s effect on your organisation’s data.


GDPR Employee Training Guide

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25th May 2018. Now, under GDPR legislation, businesses must ensure ongoing training and awareness to reduce the risk of a data breach and subsequently, heavy fines, significant reputational damage and financial loss. Under the GDPR, your staff must be sufficiently trained in understanding its provisions, how to handle data securely and what to do in the event of a breach. More than 64% of data breaches are a result of human error, so your business can't afford to overlook GDPR training and education. If you fail to train your employees appropriately to the GDPR's standards, then your business may be subject to non-compliance, which can have substantial implications on your business. How does my business implement robost GDPR employee training? Where does my business begin?  Download the whitepaper now to find out.


Cloud Trends 2019

With cloud computing increasingly accelerating business growth, organisations who have not yet chosen to adopt cloud technology are being left behind – and fast. By 2020, 90% of organisations are predicted to have some part of their infrastructure in the cloud. How can your business use the cloud to digitally transform your operations and service? And is your business prepared for the cloud trends set to hit mainstream business in 2019? Delve into the top predictions for cloud technology with UKFast; from costing to speed and security, download the whitepaper now to get up to date on the next big thing for cloud, and how your business can get ahead of the curve in 2019 and beyond.


How to transform your eCommerce business

How can you transform your eCommerce business? 74% of businesses have a digital transformation strategy in place, and you cannot afford to be left behind. In the crowded eCommerce marketplace, competition is fierce and now is the time to implement your transformation strategy and ensure you have the right measures in place to support it. What key themes are dominating the eCommerce landscape and how can you reap the rewards of the upcoming trends? Our ‘How to Transform Your eCommerce Business’ whitepaper dives deep into the latest eCommerce developments such as Big Data, data-driven marketing, mCommerce, cloud, DevOps, speed, SEO, personalisation and customisation. We focus on what legislation and industry standards you must adhere to and why they’re important. Turbocharge your eCommerce business to the next level. Download the whitepaper now.


What impact will Brexit have on UK businesses?

On 23rd June 2016, 51.9% of the British population voted to leave the European Union (EU). Since then, the UK government has been negotiating with the EU to reach a deal on the future of the relationship. The UK was supposed to leave the EU on 29th March 2019. Yet, a deal has not been made betweeen the UK and EU. Therefore, the EU has extended Brexit until 31st October 2019. This means that between now and then, the UK must reach a deal otherwise it will leave the EU without a deal. Given the uncertainty surrounding Brexit and climate of immense change, businesses have the opportunity to innovate and break into new markets. How can you prepare for Brexit? What opportunities can your business grasp? What challenges will your business face? How can you overcome them? Our whitepaper breaks down the complexity of Brexit for you and helps you discover what you should be doing now. Download today to receive your eight-step 'Brexit audit' checklist.