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Latest blog posts

  • Sculptor Ann-Margreth Bohl discusses her 3-D sculpture project, where stone and the digital come together.
  • Business Consultant, Stuart Hotchkiss
  • As someone in IT for nearly 20 years, I’ve heard this question asked time and time again. But, is there really a skills gap? I often ask people to explore why they are asking the question. The reason for this is that if there is a skills gap, is it merely a symptom of a more complex underlying issue?

Latest videos

  • Kevin Streater
    Kevin Streater, Vice-Chair of BCS Council sheds more light on running for council and what the body does and recent activities.
  • Zahid Jiwa
    BCS Multimedia Editor, Justin Richards talks to Zahid Jiwa, VP Sales UK and Ireland, OutSystems, about a number of topics including the hybrid cloud, user experience, the current state of the software industry and advanced technology systems.
  • Sean Newman
    BCS Multimedia Editor, Justin Richards talks to Sean Newman, Security Strategist at Cisco about the current and near future security landscape.

Latest articles

  • Augmented reality is a buzzword at the moment and the commercial world is already running full steam ahead with the technology. With that in mind, Judy Bloxham, Jisc RSC Northwest, explores how augmented reality is making a difference to the learning process.
  • With so much more malware now being designed specifically to exploit mobile device vulnerabilities, the protection of businesses from this recent security scourge has risen up the agenda of many a CIO. Sean Newman, Security Strategist, Cisco, investigates.
  • Information security used to be simple. We locked doors, bolted windows, and that was sufficient. We took our cues for IT security architecture design from the same places, castles, walls, defence in depth, onion models, and network security based models positioned against external attack. These risks are not entirely the whole story says Ralph O’Brien MBCS.
  • In an age of increasing numbers of cyber threats businesses and individuals alike need to become more security savvy. But in today’s increasingly complex digital environment can information security really mitigate against larger scale attacks?