BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT is the UK’s professional body for computing. It promotes and advances the education and practice of computing for the benefit of the public.
As the professional membership and accreditation body for IT, it serves over 70,000 members including practitioners, businesses, academics, and students, in the UK and internationally. BCS is also a leading IT qualification body, offering a range of widely recognised professional and end-user qualifications.
BCS actively promotes and campaigns for the highest ethical and professional standards and practices in our rapidly changing digital landscape. It acts as an influential voice in the tech sector, listened to by government, industry, and wider society. It works with its community and the wider profession to identify and address the digital challenges facing our society to ensure technology’s impact is positive for everyone.
Although technology supports an organisation in many areas of cybersecurity, it is not a silver bullet solution which will eliminate the risk of a successful ransomware attack.
Only 14% of tech professionals believed the Online Safety Bill was ‘fit for purpose’, according to the survey by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.