BCS Security is running the initiative in conjunction with Get Safe Online. The aim is to link volunteers with their local communities to help educate people about the importance of keeping themselves safe online.
Following the launch of BCS's Digital Literacy for Life Programme, a panel of industry experts met to discuss the importance of digital literacy. The event was part of a series of activities aimed at furthering and informing the debate on the subject.
On 23 May Professor Barbara Liskov, MIT - CSAIL, gave the 2013 BCS Karen Sparck Jones Lecture at the Institute's London offices. The topic of her presentation was 'The Power of Abstraction'. The lecture was followed by an interesting question and answer session that is also included here.