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Your Guide to Secure Remote Working

In this guide, we discuss the most significant threats facing remote-working teams alongside UKFast's own experience in adopting and evolving a secure remote-working strategy. Most importantly, we provide practical steps which your organisation can start to implement immediately to enhance your cybersecurity posture, both now and in the future. Inside you'll discover how to establish a secure remote-working setup; getting started with zero-trust principles; data protection, data loss and compliance; and how to raise security awareness within remote teams.


Cloud Security Guide for SMEs

The last 20 years have witnessed rapid change in the methods and motivations of cybercriminals. As people and businesses move more data to the cloud, the cybersecurity landscape changes and requires a far more automated response to tackle commonplace cyber-threats. From discovering the most prominent and dangerous cloud threats, to learning top tips for  strengthening your cyber-defence, dive into our 2020 Cloud Security Pocket Guide for a comprehensive oversight of the modern threat landscape. Download your free copy and find out more. 


Remote Desktops: Why Host Office PCs in the Cloud?

Traditional on-premise desktop hosting – with desktops, their applications and data all stored and accessed locally on servers and PCs within office premises – is still favoured by a large proportion of businesses in the UK and beyond. However, it comes with downsides. With so much of the world’s workforce now implementing a flexible working strategy, in this whitepaper we explore the common pain points of on-premise desktop and application hosting and how progressive businesses are overcoming these with the help of desktop as a service (DaaS). Download your free copy and find out more.


Remote Desktop: Download the Buyer's Guide

For businesses still using traditional desktops hosted on premise, a desktop as a service (DaaS), or 'remote dekstop', solution is well worth considering. Hosting your desktop in the cloud and outsourcing the accompanying IT management offers a wealth of advantages which enable your business to stay operational and secure. In your guide to buying a remote desktop, you discover: who uses remote desktops and why; key advantages; questions to ask remote desktop suppliers; your handy checklist to buying DaaS.


Finding Your Cloud Guide

The advantages of virtualised storage in the UK led to an 83% increase in cloud uptake between 2010 and 2017. By 2020, 83% of enterprise workloads are expected to be in the cloud.Understanding that not all clouds are created equal is the key to finding your perfect cloud solution. Don’t assume that offerings of the same name provide the same experience, though there are some key factors that should be taken into account when choosing your cloud solution, including security, hardware and virtualisation.UKFast delves into the myths surrounding cloud adoption and the basic features to look for in your hosting provider.


Cloud Security: Four Ways to Secure your Data in the Cloud

Cloud computing has changed the way businesses use the internet. According to LogicMonitor’s Cloud Vision 2020 study, 83% of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud by 2020.Such statistics are becoming increasingly common while cloud adopters are instantly benefiting from greater versatility, adaptability and scalability. With cloud security still a concern in some areas, which fears are justified? Which can be mitigated? Which are overplayed? And what’s changing in the cloud landscape? UKFast takes a look at the reasons why some businesses are still holding back from the cloud and what can be done to take the fear out of security.