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Yes! Cyber Insurance does influence the security roadmap. Researching cyber security in 2011 showed that this requirement will become an important factor to the security posture of an organisation. In Picture 1, each requirement represents a specific business need. In order to satisfy the requirement, a vendor products feature is utilised. To ... read more...
Posted by Rimesh Patel on The Cyber Lens May 22, 2016 10:11 PM BST
A bit of a rant about why we can't describe huge things as huge.   read more...
Posted by Ian Lang on Up the Sharp End May 21, 2016 12:47 AM BST
Our team did some number crunching when looking at the geographic spread of the nearly 45,000 members of this community platform. And as you can see from the image below - we think you will agree that the spread is very impressive. Thanks for helping us to make this a truly global platform!   read more...
Posted by Steve Benveniste on Communities updates May 20, 2016 4:18 PM BST
Two teams of students that were successful at the IET's FIRST LEGO League   (FLL) UK and Ireland Final have gone on to win global innovation awards for their projects.  read more...
Posted by Rebecca Gillick on The IET Blog May 20, 2016 10:09 AM BST
Quark Talk. read more...
Posted by Ian Lang on Up the Sharp End May 19, 2016 8:03 PM BST
Let's all go back to the Stone Age and have a lay-in in the morning!   read more...
Posted by Ian Lang on Up the Sharp End May 14, 2016 11:52 AM BST
Did you know that the IET has four active Local Networks in Canada? Look out for the next issue of Member News (August 2016) that has updates on the activities of the Ottawa, Toronto, Canadian Prairies Group of Chartered Engineers (CPGCE) and the Western Canadian Group of Chartered Engineers (WCGCE) Networks. And if you live in Canada and can't wait to ... read more...
Posted by Steve Benveniste on Communities updates May 13, 2016 3:02 PM BST
Feline resentful. read more...
Posted by Ian Lang on Up the Sharp End May 12, 2016 11:50 PM BST
Last month the IET invited a group of school children to join its new Junior Board in a groundbreaking move to tackle the engineering shortage by encouraging input and ideas from potential engineers of tomorrow - they discussed skill shortages in the sector, and how best to make careers in the industry appeal to young minds - the next generation of ... read more...
Posted by Rebecca Gillick on The IET Blog May 12, 2016 11:47 AM BST
Currently, we are witnessing a real revolution when it comes to personal transportation. Only if you have lived under a rock during the past year you did not catch a glimpse of hoverboards. You could have also seen some celebrities riding on hoverboards . These devices are bringing us into the future and it is the right time to learn more about them. If that ... read more...
Posted by Gabriella Diesendorf on GabbyDi May 9, 2016 7:58 AM BST
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I used to be in a similar group a few years ago, with some friends. Each of us bought a particular skill to the group, so I would be called on if they needed a pair of curtains making, Friend A would be able to hang said curtains, and so on. It worked really well :o)
Great initiative and clearly opened the eyes and ears of all participants. I hope that the exercise is repeated, and perhaps similar events take place around the world between active member groups and local schools.

Regional Committees, LN Committees, TPN Committees, SLOs and STEM Ambassadors could be given the encouragement to build on this model.

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As well as the activities outlined above, writing and reviewing technical articles is also a good way to add to your CPD record. If anyone is interested in contributing to an exciting multidisciplinary collection of original articles and case studies please see http://www.theiet.org/resources/etr/contribute.cfm for more information or feel fre...
HK YMS is indeed an inspiration and benchmark to other YP Section, especially in the Asia Pacific.
I used to own a Faraday Torch that you had to shake for 10 mins to get 'allegedly' 30 minutes of light... Well it's been living at the back of my shed for the last 6 years and I now use a rather more efficient and useful battery powered torch instead. :o)