#CyberFest 21 – Why you should go to Cyber security skills and employment opportunities

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

Why you should go to #CyberFest 21 – Cyber Security and Fraud

There is a long and obvious link between cyber security and fraud. Most cyber attacks are done for some sort of financial gain, and most cases of fraud now involve some form of cyber activity. Let’s face it, it seems to be much easier to steal money electronically than to break into a bank. You … Continue reading Why you should go to #CyberFest 21 – Cyber Security and Fraud

Soap

Another week has passed in the soap opera that is our government. The oddly timed release of Hancock’s indiscretion is just the latest in a long line of illegal, immoral or downright disturbing things that have happened.  It is like watching Soap, the TV series that ran for four years in the late seventies, with … Continue reading Soap

#CyberFest 21 – Strategy and Innovation

Image thanks to Disruptor League There is something for everyone at #CyberFest this year. We always try to aim for a varied programme that shows the wide ranging and exciting aspects of the region’s cyber security sector. This year is no different. Cyber security continues to be a real issue, with many high profile cyber … Continue reading #CyberFest 21 – Strategy and Innovation

Why you should go to Cyber Security in a Rapidly Changing World

This is the opening event of #CyberFest 21, the North East’s biggest cyber security festival, back for its fourth year. What a year this has been with many high profile cyber attacks and even more low profile ones as well. It appears that governments are getting to grips with the issue and making significant efforts … Continue reading Why you should go to Cyber Security in a Rapidly Changing World