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UKITA Member IASME praised by Chloe Smith, MP.

UKITA Member IASME praised by Chloe Smith, MP.

Press Releases   •   Apr 29, 2013 16:37 BST

A UK IT Association member was praised by a prominent member of parliament in her keynote speech at this years Infosec conference. Chloe Smith, Minister for Political and Constitutional Reform, praised the work done by IASME in creating a cyber-security standard that is specifically aimed at the SME market and for forming a partnership with a local insurance firm to help market the product

UKITA speaking at Gold Standard Apprenticeship launch event on the 30th April 2013

UKITA speaking at Gold Standard Apprenticeship launch event on the 30th April 2013

Press Releases   •   Apr 26, 2013 12:30 BST

The UK IT Association will be speaking on the benefits for small and medium-sized IT employers of the Gold Standard Apprenticeship scheme and the benefits for smaller enterprises of recruiting and developing new staff through apprenticeships. Other speakers will explain more about the details of the Gold Standard scheme which is delivered by the National IT Partnership.

IT Skills in UK Facing Crisis

IT Skills in UK Facing Crisis

Press Releases   •   Apr 19, 2013 09:10 BST

According to a survey commissioned by E-skills 2012 saw an average of 173,000 IT vacancies for each fiscal quarter, a figure which represents an amazing fifty two percent increase since 2009. The projections are for the increase in demand for IT professionals to increase by at least double the UK average until 2020.

E-skills Seek Apprenticeship Solution to IT Skills Gap

E-skills Seek Apprenticeship Solution to IT Skills Gap

Press Releases   •   Mar 20, 2013 12:07 GMT

The IT sector in the EU is projected to need an extra 900,000 professionals by 2015. It is apparent that more needs to be done to attract skilled workers into the IT industry. The UK IT Association has been encouraged by the European Commission’s creation of the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs, but more needs to be done to close the IT skills gap.

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See how easily you can make a difference – the benefits of Open Data

News   •   Mar 13, 2013 15:05 GMT

At UKITA we always support research into Information and Communications Technology, and we think this project by Mr Reitano has much merit for our members and the wider IT community, as such we would urge as many of our members and followers as possible to complete the survey. And please feel free to pass this on to anybody else you feel would be interested.

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BIS call for interest: IASME

News   •   Mar 11, 2013 10:54 GMT

With March seeing the beginning of a consultancy period for the Governments Cyber Security Organisational Standards, and given the recent events at Evernote we understand that is will be an area of concern for our members and their customers- read more on why we support the IASME standard.

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Urgent-Act Today- Join Ukita and CIF in saving .cloud

News   •   Mar 06, 2013 15:19 GMT

Urgent - You need to act today if you want to help keep .cloud open to all.Deadline is tomorrow to register your objection to a proposal to ...... The UK IT Association (UKITA) are joining with its strategic alliance partner the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) to try to prevent new Top Level Domains (TLD’s) becoming closed registered owner and controlled by large multi-national companies.

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The Evernote Hacking Debacle- What it Means to You!

News   •   Mar 06, 2013 13:43 GMT

We take a brief look at the Evernote Hacking incident and consider how this will impact on SME's and, more importantly, what questions your customers will be asking you.