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  • Penguin On Iceberg
    We are promised new digital and technological advances - many now underway - to improve the way we work and live and that with these new innovations we will become a greener, more responsible society. However, as with any kind of advancement there is a price to pay.
  • Andy Kinnear
    Andy Kinnear explains why digitisation of the health and social care system is absolutely critical to the future of the NHS and why he’s passionate about establishing professional standards for informatics.
  • Virus Alert Graphic
    Stuart Clarke, Information Technology Security Officer, Hampshire Constabulary and Thames Valley Police, confirms that dealing with the insider threat is a tricky business, one that involves a number of technical measures.
  • Business People Doing A High-Five
    Jamie Randall, founder of The Friendly Nerd and Technical Director of the IASME Consortium, argues that we need to give organisations the right kind of skills to prevent data breaches.
  • Control Room
    John Mitchell, Managing Director of LHS Business Control, considers the security implications of not risk assessing and examining the totality of our safety-critical systems, across all walks of life.

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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