IT Management Article Archive

  • The dark web is like the streets at night, even if it is perfectly safe, you are unlikely to feel very safe walking down them, and will not unless you really have to! Christopher East MBCS reports.
  • Andy Smith FBCS CEng CITP, a member of the BCS Security Community of Expertise, reflects on the work SCoE is doing to shape our understanding of life online and also to inform government policy in the online sphere.
  • As organisations transition towards more digital integration, the scope of cyber security is expanding and shifting towards ‘cyber safety’ in a much broader sense.
  • Pete Jones, a partner at nlighten, shares some personal experiences concerning the introduction of agile methods into companies. He hopes that they will help you to maximise value and minimise pain related to your agile change.
  • Melanie Calver, Project Manager, Prosperity Technology, drills down to the ‘nuts and bolts’ of project management, and reveals why things really go wrong on so many different projects.
  • If an organisation wants to manage change effectively, Debra Paul and Lynda Girvan explain, it must invest in and support the business analysis function.
  • On 12 January, MEPS voted for a set of regulations to be drafted to govern the use and creation of robots and artificial intelligence, hot off the back of the UK Government setting up a commission to look at the issues surrounding artificial intelligence.
  • Bridget Kenyon, Head of Information Security at UCL, and James McCafferty, Director of IT Service Delivery at UCL, share some remediation techniques / processes and best practice for dealing with a ransomware attack so the bad guys don’t catch you out again.
  • Chani Simms MBCS, IT Specialist & Co-founder of Meta Defence Labs, discusses how organisations can improve their chances of surviving a ransomware attack.
  • Vincent Smyth, Senior Vice President, EMEA at Flexera Software, discusses reducing hacker threats by utilising vulnerability intelligence.