The information assurance arm of GCHQ is to use a framework developed by security organisation IISP to test the competency of public sector IT security professionals.The Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) announced on Thursday that CESG has adopted its IISP Skills Framework, which has tests for 32 skills groups.
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The skills shortage in the engineering field down under has forced the Australian arm of fibre-optics company Finisar to search overseas to recruit new talent for its research and development centre in Sydney.
The financial fall-out from the recession has caused downward pressure on IT wages in London firms, according to public sector body E-skills
Confusion has broken out within government circles over the 2Mbps universal broadband coverage that was called for by Stephen Carter's Digital Britain report.At a Parliament and Internet conference held in London on Thursday, the head of broadband policy for Lord Mandelson's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) said the government had "never said there will be 2Mbps [provided to UK citizens] at any given time".
With a definitive split on the Internet between desktops, notebooks and netbooks, and mobile devices running a list as long as your arm, the mobile web has developed to a molecule in an ocean.This month I am spending most of my time in London doing research, so travelling by train back and forth from Canterbury, moving house half way across the city, trying to cram for my exams next month and heading to the north of the UK on the second weekend into May.
The Cyberknife is not a real knife. This is a robot radiotherapy machine which works with great accuracy during treatment, thanks to its robotic arm which moves around a patient when he breathes. According to BBC News, the first Cyberknife will be operational in February 2009 in London, UK. But other machines have been installed in more than 15 countries, and have permitted to treat 50,000 patients in the first semester of 2008. And the Cyberknife is more efficient than conventional radiotherapy devices. The current systems require twenty or more short sessions with low-dose radiation. On the contrary, and because it's extremely precise, a Cyberknife can deliver powerful radiation in just three sessions. ...
Industry experts say the key is to treat outsourcers as an arm of the business, with suppliers from around the globe now seen as adding critical skills
The 'Australia Needs Skills' expo in London is looking to attract a growing list of IT specialists needed to address the country's skills shortage
Australian vendors, recruiters and government agencies arrived in London over the weekend armed with a growing list of IT specialists from the old country needed Down Under, as part of the federal government-hosted Australia Needs Skills expo.
LONDON--Industry body the Storage Networking Industry Association is backing the first vendor-independent certification to improve the standard of skills in the storage area network (SAN) market. It said firms will benefit from the assurance that vendors and their partners who achieve certification have a certain level of SAN expertise.
European markets dropped in early trading this morning. In London the FTSE 100 was down 0.5 per cent, with ARM holdings, Logica and Reuters leading the losers.
The London Internet Exchange (Linx) is attempting to tackle the IT skills shortage by running training courses for students in the latest internet technologies.
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