QA to deliver Leadership Academy

17 October 2018

Socitm, the professional association for digital leaders in local public services, has chosen QA to run its Leadership Academy.

Since being set up in 2015 the academy is said to have seen more than 200 public sector professionals complete its programmes. Given its success, and by incorporating programme places into its corporate membership, Socitm is now aiming to put more than 200 people a year through the academy.

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Alliance aims to advance cyber security profession

29 August 2018

A wide ranging group of industry organisations have formed an alliance to advance the development of the UK’s cyber security profession. 

The alliance brings together a number of established councils, chartered professional and certification bodies, academics and industry representative groups.

Founding members include several organisations operating under a Royal Charter who are able to grant chartered status within their discipline.

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Academy aims to make IT security less technical

29 August 2018

What’s claimed to be the world’s first dedicated cyber security academy for business communities has been launched. 

The London-based Global Cyber Academy (GCA) offers diploma qualifications and UK-accredited education programmes that include Global Security ManagementCrisis Management and Identifying and Mitigating the Effects of Terrorism. Courses on blockchain and AI will be available from January 2019.

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Nominations for 2019 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards now open

13 August 2018

Dr. Marily Nika, engineering programme manager for Google, was named 'Woman of the Year' for 2018.

Dr. Marily Nika, engineering programme manager for Google, was named 'Woman of the Year' for 2018.

Nominations are now open for the ninth annual FDM everywoman in Technology Awards.

Companies and individuals are invited to nominate candidates as the search begins to find the tech industry’s most exceptional talent, from the UK and beyond.

The awards promise to showcase how the achievements of women and men are helping to close the gender gap in tech. 

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