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

Latest articles

  • Soldier
    Augmented reality is a buzzword at the moment and the commercial world is already running full steam ahead with the technology. With that in mind, Judy Bloxham, Jisc RSC Northwest, explores how augmented reality is making a difference to the learning process.
  • Woman In Underpass
    With so much more malware now being designed specifically to exploit mobile device vulnerabilities, the protection of businesses from this recent security scourge has risen up the agenda of many a CIO. Sean Newman, Security Strategist, Cisco, investigates.
  • Castle On Island
    Information security used to be simple. We locked doors, bolted windows, and that was sufficient. We took our cues for IT security architecture design from the same places, castles, walls, defence in depth, onion models, and network security based models positioned against external attack. These risks are not entirely the whole story says Ralph O’Brien MBCS.
  • Children Map Reading In Back Of Car
    In an age of increasing numbers of cyber threats businesses and individuals alike need to become more security savvy. But in today’s increasingly complex digital environment can information security really mitigate against larger scale attacks?
  • Hackers Laptop
    The concern over remote administration tools known as RATs, which are used to spy on computer users without their knowledge, is growing. Lawrence Jones, CEO at UKFast, explains how RATs are used and how to prevent attacks on your computer.
  • Tablet Showing Graph
    Enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation methodologies have evolved over the years to cover all possible aspects of an implementation project, but they have not necessarily kept up with developments in the ERP packages themselves.

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