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Launch of the UK Cybersecurity Council

Today sees the launch of the UK Cybersecurity Council

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The Institution of Analysts and Programmers was a founding member of the Collaborative Alliance for Cyber Security, and worked hard with it’s partners in the design and […] https://www.iap.org.uk/main/launch-of-the-uk-cybersecurity-council/

When Software Goes Wrong

In 2000 the Post Office introduced a new accounting system ‘Horizon’ to manage all its branches. Over the next few years hundreds of sub-postmasters/postmistresses were prosecuted for theft, fraud and other charges as the system identified money […] https://www.iap.org.uk/main/when-software-goes-wrong/

Alan Turing Features On £50 Bank Note

New £50 Bank of England Note

Andrew Bailey, the governor of the Bank of England, said: “He was a leading mathematician, developmental biologist, and a pioneer in the field of computer science.

It is 10 years since […] https://www.iap.org.uk/main/alan-turing-feature-on-50-bank-note/

New UK Cyber Security Council

Press release

New UK Cyber Security Council to be official governing body on training and standards

The government has set up a new independent body to boost career opportunities and professional standards for the UK’s booming cyber […] https://www.iap.org.uk/main/new-uk-cyber-security-council/

The Challenges of Agile Leadership Webinar

The Challenges of Agile Leadership

Free Online Webinar

The Institution is happy to present another online Webinar aimed at those who are involved in software development.

Giles Lindsay presents a talk that looks at […] https://www.iap.org.uk/main/the-challenges-of-agile-leadership-webinar/

PNC data makes a dash for freedom

The Police National Computer system has lost 150,000 records from it’s database.

First reported in the Times, this is another data loss for the Police in what is starting to look like a long line […] https://www.iap.org.uk/main/pnc-data-makes-a-dash-for-freedom/

XMAS Opening 2020

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With the holiday season nearly upon us, the Institutions offices will be open for business as below.

December

24th – Open – Closed from 12pm 24th – Closed 25th – […] https://www.iap.org.uk/main/xmas-opening-2020/

Compealing Code Chemistry

In the forth part of this series on Compealing Code, Paul Lynham covers some of the chemistry required to achieve this goal.

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Thoughts on the NHS Covid App

I recently got notified via the NHS app that we had been in contact within somone who had coronavirus. A bit of an initial shock for my wife and I as we have been quite good, since […] https://www.iap.org.uk/main/thoughts-on-the-nhs-covid-app/

Bletchley Park

Professor John Ferris of the University of Calgary has written a book about Bletchley’s role during the second world war (WW2). In his book he says that Bletchley was not the war winner we have all come […] https://www.iap.org.uk/main/bletchley-park/