I’m sorry if a lot of my recent blogs have been about cyber security yet it is occupying a lot of my time these days. Ever since COVID struck, the majority of my other kind of work dried up and my cyber stuff has expanded to fill the void. Nature abhors a vacuum and so … Continue reading UK Cyber Cluster Collaboration (UKC3)
When we read about cyber security in the press or on social media, it is the big companies that get the headlines. Everyday it seems that some major corporation is under attack, from airlines to healthcare, from hotels to big oil. Even nation states aren’t immune. In truth though it is the smaller companies that … Continue reading #CyberFest 21 -Why you should go to Cyber Security – It’s a Rural Issue as well
Now that the dust has settled, I can say that I was the one who didn’t watch it. On Sunday night rather than sitting in front of the football, I went to bed. I couldn't stand the tension. I think some of it was the hype and hubris that surrounded the team as it progressed … Continue reading Football!
Image thanks to Very Well Family Those of you who regularly read my blog will know that I am lucky enough to have two grandchildren. They are the lights of my life, (not to detract from those others who are also very important to me). It is amazing watching them grow into their own characters, … Continue reading Don’t they look like
These are worrying times for all of us. You only have to watch the adverts on television to see how invasive technology has become. Every one of them either has someone using a device in them or refers you to a website for more information. This growing reliance upon technology in our daily lives leaves … Continue reading #CyberFest 21 -Why you should go to Cyber security for children and young people
Image thanks to Sky News Quite rightly, our newspapers are filled with stories of political and human rights abuses from around the world. We may well worry how the Chinese government continues to tighten its grip on the people of Hong Kong and is determined to quash any pro-democracy movement as we see it. We … Continue reading How loud?
I'm thinking something a little smaller. I’m all for hybrid working. My mantra for the last twenty years or so is to work where you can add the most value. I am fascinated, therefore, by the current debates around the future of work. The tension in the market over working from home or working from … Continue reading Hybrid events
Everytime you watch the news these days there is some mention of a skills shortage. As older industries wane and newer ones wax, demand for skilled people exceeds supply and there are calls for investment in training and education. More traditional sectors aren’t immune though, with areas such as construction and hospitality suffering as the … Continue reading #CyberFest 21 – Why you should go to Cyber security skills and employment opportunities
Photo thanks to: Danny Lawson/PA Wire, iNews I must admit that when it comes to proportional representation, by elections are a fly in the ointment. Yes, it is easy to define a system of PR that would work for a single seat, such as the Single Transferable Vote, but it would be impossible to reflect … Continue reading Batley and Spen, a case for PR?
Image thanks to Science Alert I read somewhere about the doorway effect. I can’t remember where but then I wouldn’t be able to. Apparently walking over the threshold into another room can lead you to forget why you went there in the first place. So it happened to me this morning as I went into … Continue reading The doorway effect