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What makes a good IT recruitment consultant?

    5 MINUTE READ   As an IT recruitment agency we are often asked what makes a successful IT recruitment consultant. While there is some variation depending on market sub-sector (software development, data, cyber security etc.) there are several key characteristics and traits which are common across the board.Read full article

Practical last minute advice on GDPR readiness

      5 MINUTE READ   GDPR comes into effect on May 25. And let’s be honest, you are probably sick and tired of hearing about it. But still, it’s crucial you have your house in order. If you haven’t managed this already, don’t worry, there’s still time toRead full article

Why clarity of communication is key to cyber security

      5 MINUTE READ   In the digital era, businesses are becoming increasingly vulnerable to attack. New points of entry are continually springing up – email, cloud environments, applications, payment gateways, data centres, and many more. Virtually every business is now a ‘digital business’ in some regard.  Read full article

The 5 highest paying IT certifications

  6 MINUTE READ   Regardless of the market sector or company type you work for, having the right combination of certifications to your name provides some concrete validation of your technical skills and knowledge.   But as you are probably aware, the most valuable certifications aren’t cheap. The combinedRead full article

Building a fully operational cyber incident response team

      5 MINUTE READ   The majority of businesses out there haven’t yet got round to exploring one of the final frontiers of cyber security: incident response. While most have neatly written-up policies and the proper cyber security technologies, many companies are ill-equipped to handle an unexpected securityRead full article

Practical advice to minimise risk after Meltdown/Spectre

      8 MINUTE READ   If you work in tech, you’ve probably heard by now. The vast majority of the world’s computer processors are vulnerable to at least one of two exploits that render them susceptible to hackers. Dubbed Meltdown and Spectre, these hardware bugs allow malicious programsRead full article

7 Best London Recruitment Agencies 2019

    7 MINUTE READ   There is certainly no shortage of recruitment agencies in London. With every one of them promising to ‘build a relationship’ with you and ‘work hard for your businesses success’ it can be hard to figure out who you can trust with your job vacancy.Read full article

Why cyber security leadership must start in the boardroom

      5 MINUTE READ   Regardless of how you look at it, 2017 was a pretty terrible year for cybersecurity.  We are now continually reminded by media headlines that attacks are up, breaches are far-reaching, and the bad actors responsible are more sophisticated than ever. Security breaches areRead full article

Blockchain: 11 things you should know

      5 MINUTE READ   “Blockchain technology isn’t just a more effective way to settle securities. It will fundamentally change market structures, and maybe even the architecture of the internet itself,” – Abigail Johnson, CEO Fidelity Investments   That’s a pretty big statement. While there is still someRead full article

How shadow IT puts businesses at risk

      4 MINUTE READ    Alongside their official network, virtually all companies now have an ‘invisible network’ which consists of ties to various different cloud services that IT and security departments do not know about.   This invisible network is commonly referred to as shadow IT. It arisesRead full article