Demand for IT security skills grows in line with adoption of cloud and mobile technologies


· Almost half (47%) of UK CIOs and CTOs will add extra IT security personnel to their teams in 2015 as companies spend a fifth of their IT budget on security

· Enhancement of cloud security is second most popular measure predicted by 45% of CIOs

· More than three quarters (78%) are concerned by security threats associated with running an open plan office

· However, only a quarter (25%) say they will enhance employee training on IT security issues


LONDON, 25 August, 2015 – IT security professionals are set to be in huge demand for the rest of 2015, according to a new report1 from Robert Half Technology. Almost half (47%) of UK CIOs predict that they will appoint additional IT security personnel to their teams this year. A similar number (45%) say that they will enhance cloud security in 2015, while almost a third (29%) predict that they will enhance/implement mobile device security.

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British Safety Council supporting key safety campaigns at annual conference


The British Safety Council’s annual conference this year is highlighting key health and safety campaigns, including work-related transport, occupational health and young people at work. The conference entitled ‘Health and Safety – What’s Next?’ will be taking place on Wednesday 23 September 2015 at Dexter House in central London.

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DAICHI-2 Emergency Observations of Sakurajima Volcano


DAICHI-2 Emergency Observations of Sakurajima Volcano

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has been observing the volcanic activity of Sakurajima, Japan using the Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 “DAICHI-2” (ALOS-2) following a request from the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)’s Coordinating Committee for Prediction of Volcanic Eruptions. JAXA was asked to perform an emergency observation as there had been a warning of an eruption since August 16, 2015.
The acquired data are being immediately provided to the Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI) and other related disaster preparation organizations, and being analyzed for crustal deformation. For details of the analysis results by GSI and JAXA, please refer to the following websites respectively.

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Three reasons to visit APC at LCV 2015


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VISEDO electric and hybrid drivetrain product launch

New game changing ultracapacitors
Win VIP passes to 2016 electric drag bike world speed challenge APC HiRel, a business unit of Advanced Power Components, will be launching two new product ranges at LCV 2015. VISEDO electric and hybrid drivetrain products and Ioxus Titan™ high temperature ultracapacitors both provide automotive engineers with new solutions to improve the performance and efficiency of on- and off-road vehicles.

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Bruton based Wyke Farms named winner of international campaign to find the greenest companies, councils and communities


Bruton, Somerset, 17th August 2015 – Wyke Farms, one of the UK’s largest independent cheese producers and milk processors, have won a Green Apple Environment Award, in the ‘Environmental Best Practice’ category of this year’s awards programme.

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