Security, Data and Privacy Article Archive

  • Ross Bale MBCS discusses why most pre-employment checks do not work and why IT professionals could be at risk.
  • Chani Simms MBCS, Meta Defence Labs, looks at the advantages that new technology gives to fraudsters, and how to combat them.
  • Chris Ensor, GCHQ, discusses the IT skills gap and the organisation’s new CyberFirst strategy, designed to support GCHQ and the UK’s future national security needs in cyberspace.
  • Emil Eifrem, co-founder and CEO of Neo Technology, argues that this year is when graph database technology will go mainstream and asks: which approach will win the data wars?
  • Charlotte Walker-Osborn, Partner and Head of Technology, Media and Telecoms Sector; Edward Norris, Commercial Associate; and Rebecca Sherry, Associate in the Privacy and Information Law Group, all of Eversheds LLP, look at some of the legal obligations which flow following a breach of IT security.
  • The drive to exploit the cloud for patient benefit and to reduce the burden on the NHS is ever growing. Gareth Baxendale FBCS CITP and James Mucklow FBCS CITP take a look…
  • What are the wants and needs of digital leaders? Brian Runciman MBCS reports on the fifth year of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT’s survey to get the views of the digital leader and, in terms of skills, there’s never enough to do the job.
  • Dr Sam De Silva CITP FBCS, Partner and Head of the IT & Outsourcing Group at Nabarro LLP, provides a ‘toolkit’ for the better management of data security breaches.
  • John Mitchell, Chair of the BCS Information Risk Management and Assurance Specialist Group, considers the current threat landscape and posits what may have to happen if the cyber defenders are to keep up with the cyber attackers.
  • John Mitchell, Chair of the BCS Information Risk Management and Assurance Specialist Group, looks at balancing the risk equation and being prepared for potential impacts.