Cyber security is one of the fastest growing and most important functions within businesses today, the act of protecting our assets whether they be intellectual property, customer data, inventory or even people from a variety of threats. However while most organisations have at least a vague idea of the importance of implementing firewalls, scanning files for viruses and educating their staff not to click on links in suspicious emails, there is still a widespread lack of awareness around the more sophisticated attack methods that various threat actors will employ.
Offering the general public the opportunity to pay homage to members of our military services, Armed Forces Week is a time to honour the work and self-sacrifice of those who fought for our country. Hosting honoury festivities, events are organised from the 21st June to the 27th June, with Reserves Day on the 23rd June and Armed Forces Day on the 26th June.
A serving Royal Navy Officer is attempting to cycle from Glasgow to London in ten days visiting all the Nightingale Hospitals on his route, whilst carrying a Flame of Remembrance in the form of two Nightingale Lanterns to raise funds for the NHS and SSAFA (Sailors, Soldiers Air Force Association).
For me, my job as a trainer is not just about the formal training. On our project and programme courses we’re often asked great, contextualised questions such as: “How will this work for me?” or “How can I make this work for my organisation?” Equally, I’ll hear the inevitable “that’s not what we call it!” or the apprehensive, “That won’t work for us.”
“No successful team should shut themselves off from an external voice.”