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  • Hand protecting face
    Peter Wenham MBCS, Director of information assurance consultancy Trusted Management and committee member of the BCS Security Forum strategic panel, examines ransomware and discusses how individuals and organisations can keep themselves safe(r).
  • Thomas McGrath
    The internet of things promises amazing possibilities. It also threatens chaos if security isn't taken seriously. Thomas McGrath considers how we can ensure we stay safe and still enjoy the new technology’s benefits.
  • Virus
    Martyn Thomas CBE FREng looks at current vulnerabilities in our systems and compares cybercrime to a disease - what can be done at the project level?
  • Chris Pallett
    Fake news, high profile hacks and suggestions that foreign powers influenced recent US elections. Chris Pallett FBCS, Managing Director of Bespoke Computing, wonders where the internet is heading next.
  • Forensics
    Sam De Silva FBCS provides an overview of some practical guidance, from a legal perspective, concerning responding to cyber-attacks.

Cyber to the Citizen

BCS has launched a new initiative, Cyber to the Citizen, to help people understand how to keep themselves safe online. The initiative is in conjunction with Get Safe Online.

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