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The latest IT news, articles and videos, alongside expert opinion and official responses from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

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  • Coloured Balls
    Who would be a CISO? Ensuring security has never been easy, but CISOs are now facing an unprecedented series of challenges, the combination of which is creating a near-unmanageable situation for security professionals. Duncan Brown FBCS asks what has gone wrong, and how can we fix it?
  • Ice Hockey Player
    The cost of cybersecurity breaches against British businesses amounts to billions of pounds. This cost has tripled over the past year as attacks on intellectual property and customer data appear unstoppable.
  • Robotic man
    The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) reports that since 2010 robotics sales in North America have increased an average of 26 per cent each year. Brian Runciman MBCS looks at the recent development in robotics.
  • Hands Typing On Keyboard
    With a medically-orientated menagerie of clinicians, health informaticians and software suppliers meeting at HC2014, it wasn’t long before BCS Health Editor, Justin Richards MBCS, realised what was foremost on almost everyone’s mind, namely care.data.
  • Businessman Punching Fist In The Air
    Martin Webster MBCS CITP is managing solution architect at Leicestershire County Council and his job is to solve problems and find solutions that enable beneficial business-led change.
  • Robot And Human Shake Hands
    Robots o­ffer a unique insight into what people want from technology. They also pose serious questions about ethics and regulation of identity and the internet of things.

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