Monthly Archives: March 2015

Victor Völzow Masterclass

Victor Völzow lecture at Canterbury Christ Church University

Victor Völzow presents his digital forensics Masterclass to CCCU students.

Our Computing, Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity students had the pleasure to be shown the complex and dynamic world of digital forensics, by Victor Völzow, an international speaker on the subject. Victor is a trainer in digital forensics in Germany with a background in policing. He started working in the field in 2007 and has been training forensic specialists from regional, federal, and international law enforcement since. Continue reading

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‘Bring Your Own Device’ culture in Kent SMEs

During the summer of 2014, researchers from the Department of Computing at Canterbury Christ Church University conducted a study into the concept of ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) in small and medium enterprises in Kent.

The phenomenon of BYOD is a trend which is believed to heighten productivity of employees and the business itself. This concept is currently one of the up and coming large technological trend for businesses and encompasses the implementation of policies which allow employees to associate and use their own device with the company’s IT infrastructure, giving the employees access to business-specific and/or restricted data and services internally and externally. Mobility demands within enterprises are continuously growing, however questions arise as to whether BYOD can help fulfil such requirements or whether it presents security challenges and risks too significant for implementation. Continue reading