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The Role of the ICT Professional in Information Security (CSCAN | PlymUniInfoSec)

The Role of the ICT Professional in Information Security The ICT professional has to design, develop, and maintain appropriate measures in ICT systems to provide assurance that they are secure enough. The ICT professional must have the right knowledge, skills and competencies, must be responsible and accountable, and has a duty of care. In this keynote talk from HAISA 2016, Leon Strous asks how we can achieve a situation where our profession meets the expectations Podcasts: Research Centre Website:

Teaching the Police to Program (CSCAN | PlymUniInfoSec)

Paul Stephens discusses the development, delivery and evaluation of the “Forensic Scripting Using Bash” course for EU law enforcement, the aim which is to take police with no programming experience, and give them a common level of knowledge of scripting for forensic computing applications in Linux. The talk was hosted at Plymouth University and delivered to the South West Branches of BCS and the Institute of Information Security Professionals on 24 April 2014. Podcasts: Research Centre Website:

Integrated Compliance and Risk Management using STREAM (CSCAN | PlymUniInfoSec)

Richard Mayall shows how a variety of risk and compliance activities can be combined into an Integrated Management System (IMS), as illustrated via Acuity’s STREAM tool. The talk covers the key elements of an effective IMS involving multiple control standards, how to create an asset based approach, and the benefits this gives. The talk was presented at Plymouth University on 11 March 2014 for the South West Branches of the BCS and the IISP. Podcasts: Research Centre Website: