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Buckinghamshire New University and Thames Valley Police joins forces to deliver degree apprenticeships in policing

Buckinghamshire New University has been selected by Thames Valley Police to deliver degree apprenticeships in policing. In response to the Government’s commitment to improve workplace training through apprenticeships, the College of Policing along with the police service...
Posted On 12 Apr 2019
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“Reckless campaign” of cyber attacks by Russian military intelligence service exposed

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has identified that a number of cyber actors widely known to have been conducting cyber attacks around the world are, in fact, the GRU (the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation). These...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018
Left to Right: Dame Louise Ellman MP, Richard Bingley and Neil Sinclair pictured at the launch of the Global Cyber Academy
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Global Cyber Academy opens for business at Houses of Parliament launch event

The Global Cyber Academy, the UK’s first dedicated Cyber Academy for business, has been formally opened at a launch event held in the Houses of Parliament. The Academy provides UK-accredited education programmes in cyber security. These formal business education programmes are...
Posted On 26 Jul 2018
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The Security Institute appoints new Board directors at 2018 Annual General Meeting

Following on from the organisation’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 17 April, The Security Institute has announced the election of five new members of the Board with immediate effect. The individuals concerned will each serve a term of three years alongside the familiar...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018
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Organisational resilience to be examined at Bucks New University Breakfast Briefing

Buckinghamshire New University academic Louisa Berry will be speaking about the importance of making an organisation resilient at the next Breakfast Briefing to be held at University Campus Aylesbury Vale on Friday 23 February. Berry is course leader for the MSc in Organisational...
Posted On 12 Feb 2018
Dr Ciaran O'Keeffe of Buckinghamshire New University
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Reports on “heroic efforts” of rescuers can reduce public fears in wake of terrorist attacks

Press reporting that concentrates wholly on the heroic efforts of rescuers can reduce public fears in the aftermath of terrorist attacks. That’s the conclusion of research findings presented to delegates at the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017
Philip Wood MBE
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UK must not forget “soft underbelly” of the public when confronted by cyber attacks

A specialist academic at Buckinghamshire New University has warned that the general public are the “soft underbelly” in terms of UK cyber protection and need to be better educated on the subject of online threats. Philip Wood MBE (Head of the School for Management and...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017
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Cyber security up for discussion at University Campus Aylesbury Vale Breakfast Briefing

The subject of cyber security will be placed under the spotlight at a special Breakfast Briefing to be held from 8.00 am to 10.00 am at the University Campus Aylesbury Vale in Walton Road, Aylesbury on Friday 27 January. Phillip Wood MBE, director of the Cyber Resilience Centre...
Posted On 04 Jan 2017
Phillip Wood MBE
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Business Resilience: Abiding By The Ten Commitments

The celebrated Italian American former F1 driver Mario Andretti once famously stated: “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s the determination and commitment to unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you...
Posted On 28 Dec 2016
Phillip Wood MBE
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Living in ‘The Ideal World’

Imagine an ideal and risk-free world in which everyone would be charitable and mutually supportive. Everyone would be compassionate and friendly towards each other and malice would be rare (if it existed at all). It would be a world without envy or competition for status and...
Posted On 20 Nov 2016