Category Archives: Information Technology

Posts related to the Information Technology course.

Introducing Governance, Big Data Analytics, Ethics and Related Ideas

This is a 45 minute talk that I gave to our first year computing students at the School of Computing and Maths at the University of Derby, in a series of Subjects in Computer Science The series can  be found … Continue reading

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CSO Updates for Cybercrime

A couple of interesting items from today’s online email Distributed Spam Distraction (DSD) technique http://www.csoonline.com/article/727439/flood-of-spam-email-it-may-be-a-screen-for-fraud Value of Forensics http://www.csoonline.com/article/727438/gozi-malware-arrests-report-highlight-russian-cybercrime

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Big Data – Growth and Employment

Big Data and Business Analytics and Business Intelligence are driving growth in need for experience See this link for how many Big Data BI experts are needed. http://onboardcareers.com/articles/big-data-talent-cliff-looms-large/ and this one for the size of IT spend on Big Data … Continue reading

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Latest PwC Global Security Survey 2012

PwC and CSOonline have just released the 2012 Infosec survey based on 12052 senior managers’ responses. Basically little change from last year. http://www.csoonline.com/article/719766/global-infosec-survey-finds-more-talk-but-not-more-action?page=1 Continues to portray a difficult situation selling security and governance. Richard

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