With the recent cyber attack against Talk Talk following other high profile cyber attacks we have to ask is it time to regulate the IT industry?
All information currently suggests that the recent Talk Talk attack was caused by an SQL injection – a simple technique and very easily guarded against.
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The government has announced £2 million of funding to train teachers to deliver the new computing curriculum in schools.
Under the new Computer Science initiative announced by Michael Gove, children from the age of 5 will be taught the basics of computer science. As Elizabeth Truss (education minister) said “We want a generation of children being taught how to write computer animations or design apps for smartphones – not be bored by lessons in how to fill in spreadsheets or learn word processing.”
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