Who remembers reading the Roger Red Hat or Billy Blue Hat books? With my rose tinted glasses they were great stories during my infant school years. Maybe these days the stories need to be about Wesley White Hat and Brian Black Hat – Hackers or Cyber Attackers gaining access to our computer systems? Wesley White… Continue reading Billy Blue Hat, Roger Red Hat – Cyber Security 1
Like most SBLs I’m sure, the start of the 2018-19 academic year has been incredibly busy and productive, no time for anything other than the growing list of things to do. I knew this was likely to be the case when back in May I committed to two days of CPD at the ISBL Projecting… Continue reading A quick reflection on projecting
For my weekend recreational pleasure this last term, I’ve mostly been visiting University Open Days with my eldest son. Certainly, an interesting and informative process for me; combined with a mixture of what on earth have I done with the last 20 plus years and borderline jealousy that he is at the start of his… Continue reading Fail to plan, plan to fail
Next month will be the one year anniversary of the relabelling of NASBM to ISBL; it didn’t take long for the new label to stick and in that year the Institute has gone from strength to strength. Is this as a result of the new label-who knows? How important is a label? Yesterday I took… Continue reading Labels, which ones do you wear?
I’ve read lots of blogs by my SBL colleagues and been in awe at what they’ve written and how they have managed to articulate the nuances of our profession and capture the craziness of our day to day roles. I’ve always thought I would be an avid blog reader rather than a blog writer. Recently,… Continue reading Ok, here it goes