Digital Security Degrees – Yes? No? Maybe…….

I’ve had a few emails recently from people wanting to know more about Digital Forensic/Ethical Hacking degrees. People may be thinking I’m a little biased having invested countless thousands of pounds, man hours and sweat in to the course so far. However, isn’t everyone a little biased… The term Ethical Hacking comes under many headings, […]

North Lanarkshire Council signed undertaking from ICO following data breach

A local authority has signed an undertaking to improve the security of the personal data it holds after information about six vulnerable home support clients was stolen from a worker, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has said. North Lanarkshire Council’s guidance on how workers should use, transport and dispose of sensitive documents was “inadequate”, the […]

Sam Raincock: Introducing the Field of Computer Forensics

Sunderland University recently hosted an event for the ‘British Chartered Institute for IT’ Newcastle upon Tyne branch with guest speaker Sam Raincock (from Sam Raincock Consultancy)¬†introducing¬†the topic of Computer Forensics. “Samantha Raincock BSc (Hons), MSc, CISSP, CCE, MBCS, CEng MIET is a digital forensics consultant/expert witness, trainer and IT Security specialist.¬† She has produced over […]