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Time to get a job in Cyber Security?

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UK companies face a chronic shortage of specialist cyber security workers according to a survey released by ISC², a professional organisation for security professionals. The report concludes that there will be a worldwide 1.8m workforce gap in security professionals between now and 2022 with 66% of British companies facing a […]

Now is not the time to ignore GDPR!

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We have reported over the last couple of months that the new EU Data Protection Regulation, due for launch in May 2018, will result in a major change in how organisations can obtain, use and store customer data with potentially severe penalties for those that fail to comply. Does the […]

Does the new EU Data Protection Regulation affect me?

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If you haven’t heard this could be one of the more important things you deal with in 2017. Called the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), from 25th May 2018 this new EU legislation will come in to force and many are commenting that this is the most significant reform […]

Is Software Testing the career for me?

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Demand for quality, reliability and performance in the digital world has never been greater. There is a growing expectation amongst everyday users that software, whether that’s a website, mobile application or software program, should not only perform the expected function but also be free from frustration-causing bugs and technical fails […]

If ever we needed proof on the benefits of testing before you launch!

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Consumer experience on your website has never been more important and we have all suffered poor website experience with broken links or the desperate search for important information before suffering ‘mouse rage’. However, the story coming out over the weekend puts the need for quality testing before you launch into […]

Are you ready for the new EU Data Protection Regulation?

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is surely going to be one of the biggest issues that businesses will face in 2017. This new EU regulation comes into force in 25th May 2018 and companies need to start preparing now in order to ensure they are compliant in time for the […]

Cyber Security – when will we ever learn?

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Another month goes by with another major Cyber Security issue reported in the press; this time it’s the return of TalkTalk. Following a record fine of £400,000 in Oct 2016 (by the Information Commissioner’s Office) as a result of a previous breach where 157,000 customers’ personal details were stolen, Talk […]

Cyber Security Month – It’s time to protect yourself!

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Originating in the US, according to the Homeland Security website, ‘October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month which is an annual campaign to raise awareness about cybersecurity. We live in a world that is more connected than ever before. The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life, whether […]

CompTIA A+ Courses and Exams – What’s New?

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Held by over 1 million IT professionals worldwide, CompTIA A+ is the most widely recognised IT certification for those establishing an IT career. CompTIA training and certifications are regularly updated to reflect evolving technology. Exams for the previous A+ certification will be withdrawn in June so new courses are now […]

The Importance of Scrum & Agile – Harvard Business Review

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The May 2016 edition of the Harvard Business Review includes a notable article providing advice to executives who wish to promote and benefit from Agile. “Embracing Agile” is of particular interest since it is authored by: Hirotaka Takeuchi –  who in 1986 helped stimulate the emergence of Agile with a […]