Remote working is one of the biggest modern shifts in business culture, and organisations across sectors are embracing the concept of an unconventional nine-to-five to reap rewards for their business, their employees and their IT department. In fact, 50% of the UK’s workforce will work remotely by 2020. Can you afford to be left behind as the office concept transforms and revolutionises in line with the demands of modern life and a developing tech landscape? Aside from the positive environmental impact, remote working has cost saving advantages and 70% of British office workers say they feel more productive away from the office. This whitepaper explores why the world’s workforce is migrating towards a flexible working strategy, and what advantages remote working offers your business.
Many public sector organisations face the challenge of reducing operational costs while increasing the efficiency of their IT department. But how can organisations upgrade from legacy applications and systems within a secure environment? Though the public sector has traditionally moved slower in technological innovation than other industries due to the heightened threat of a security breach having detrimental effects on operations, many organisations are now embracing containerisation to make apps and services more agile and secure. Containers allow developers to focus on their application logic and IT operations teams to concentrate on deployment, while alleviating concerns of applications sitting on a server or virtual machine (VM). How can a container solution drive your public sector organisation forward and enable advanced growth?
With Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas and Boxing Day fast-approaching, is your business ready for the busy peak season ahead?The number of transactions in November and December show an 80% increase compared with all other months of the year. Planning, preparing and ensuring your eCommerce business is ready for the upcoming peak period well in advance, is essential. Download the whitepaper today to discover what you should be doing right now to prepare your eCommerce business for the peak festive seasons ahead.
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 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 organisation, 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 the ever-changing threats.
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.
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.