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BAE Detica to recruit 130 graduates and trainees to plug cyber security skills gap

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BAE is hiring 600 staff in 2013, with 293 of the positions to be filled by graduates and trainees
12 Jun 2013

Only six per cent of trainee cyber security professionals are women

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Figures from training firm QA point to worsening gender imbalance
05 Jun 2013

1-in-10 school computers is an Apple iPad, Android, Windows or Amazon tablet

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11 per cent of secondary education conducted through apps, according to trade body BESA
24 May 2013

Atos creates 50 'high value' jobs at new development centre

200 more jobs to follow at development and innovation facility in Moray, Scotland
24 May 2013

Tech City firms facing shortages in funding and skilled staff

In the venture capital world, London is considered dysfunctional, says Mike Lynch
21 May 2013

IT job vacancies rise to just 15 per cent behind pre-recession high

Technology industry 'at forefront of Britain’s growth' says CWJobs
20 May 2013

John Lewis launches technology apprenticeship scheme

Apprentices to help multi-channel push for retailer
17 May 2013

Technology that drives success: An interview with Trader Media’s CIO, Tim Jones

As Trader Media Group prepares to publish the very last print edition of Auto Trader magazine, CIO Tim Jones tells Sooraj Shah about the next stage in the company’s ambitious multi-platform digital strategy
16 May 2013

E-Skills UK creates more than 300 IT apprenticeships in seven months

Skills body is on track to create 550 roles by the end of 2013
13 May 2013

Teach engineers cyber security skills to protect critical national infrastructure, says IET

SMEs are at particular risk of losing IP because they don't think they are vulnerable
10 May 2013

£7.45m granted to universities to train cybersecurity experts

Royal Holloway and Oxford University selected to boost number of PhD graduates with cyber skills
09 May 2013

Opinion: IT users’ feedback on education must be acknowledged

'It is not just about technical skills - but how these skills can be executed'
07 May 2013

Computing ICT in education roundtable: part 2

A panel of experts debate how ICT should be integrated into the learning experience.
01 May 2013

Gove launches technology-focused 'Tech Bacc' as vocational equivalent to A-Level studies

'We expect all bright students who want to go into technically-skilled jobs or apprenticeships to aim for the Tech Bacc' says minister
23 Apr 2013

Computing ICT in education roundtable: part 1

A panel of experts define the industry's expectations of a "digital citizen"
19 Apr 2013

Cyber security: How Coventry University is training ethical hackers

Coventry University is training the cyber-security experts of the future in its ethical hacking laboratory. Danny Palmer speaks to senior lecturer Dr Siraj Shaikh to find out how
18 Apr 2013

Cyber security roundtable: The next steps for government

Amount invested by government in cyber security isn't good, it's embarrassing, says panel
05 Apr 2013

Video: SAS launches academy to tackle big data skills shortage

The thoughts of e-Skills UK, Birmingham City University, an ITMB student and SAS on the academy and big data
28 Mar 2013

Cyber Security Challenge 'is not only about recruiting talent', claims CEO

Stephanie Daman left 'frustrated' after challenge winner opts out of security industry
13 Mar 2013

Opinion: What’s missing from the new computing curriculum for schools

Crispin Weston, chair of BSI’s expert committee for education technology, explains why secondary school ICT had to change
26 Feb 2013

Lack of fibre to the home holding back games industry - Ian Livingstone

Eidos CEO says Sony and Microsoft next-gen consoles will be "compromised" due to lack of superfast broadband
20 Feb 2013

UK desperately short of skills needed to combat cyber threats

NAO review suggests it could take up to 20 years to build up the necessary expertise
12 Feb 2013

Next Gen Skills appoints Talent Development Co-ordinator

Kim Blake tasked with helping to promote coding and digital design skills in schools
07 Feb 2013

Infosys: Shortage of big data modellers as well as data scientists

Senior vice president says the firm needs both so its clients can benefit
01 Feb 2013