Security, Data and Privacy Article Archive

  • 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.
  • In line with one of the challenges that BCS is taking on, David Evans, Director of Policy, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, looks at the future direction of personal data. Can the IT department fix it, or is the problem wider?
  • Tax as a platform: its simple, ordinary name could be said to mask the true revolutionary nature of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC’s) multi-channel digital tax platform, which won Digital Project of the Year in the 2015 BCS IT Industry Awards.
  • James Moos, Director of Digital Forensics Bureau, examines a range of ways to deal with the intricate issues faced when under cyber attack.
  • How can hospitals protect their medical equipment from malware? Hospitals and their staff are very accustomed to preventing the spread of biological infections, but what about their virtual counterparts?
  • Andy Smith FBCS CEng CITP asks: what is risk mitigation and do you really need it?