Work experience at borwell, by Max

After a week-long placement here at Borwell, my aspirations to thrive as a software engineer have been confirmed.  Not only did I have a great time, but I also discovered challenges not found in the usual school or sixth form environment. Borwell is a great team, it’s a shame I’ll be leaving so early. The
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Madonna’s IP

Madonna has just been cyber-hacked.  Six of her latest new tracks on a demo release were leaked by a hacker onto unofficial music websites.  Madonna then rushed to produce and finish the tracks properly, and then released them early, as she wanted fans to hear the completed version rather than the pre-production demo versions. Since
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IT Apprenticeship

Last week, the first IT apprenticeship and Cyber Security Apprenticeship Showcase was a great success.  Held at the University building next to the fabulous Worcester Arena, well over a 100 keen sixth form students from many Worcestershire schools and colleges attended.  These students were all looking for ICT, Computing and Cyber security training roles with
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Patch IT to keep secure

Maintain and update Essential maintenance on your IT hardware, systems and software is exactly that – essential. For windows servers and software applications, these all need updating regularly. Every application from Microsoft Office to Adobe Acrobat Reader needs updating and patching. Just one of these applications unpatched could leave a known security vulnerability, effectively a
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Security Awareness Training

Short and snappy Holding regular, short Security Awareness Training sessions with groups of staff is a great way of keeping cyber risk low in your business.  Just mentioning ‘be careful on the internet’ during your staff induction process is not enough.  Give new members of staff a quick overview of the risks to your business. 
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