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Welcome to the BCS (British Computer Society) South West Branch website

Welcome to the website for the South West branch of the BCS (British Computer Society). This is one of the largest geographical branches covering all of Devon and Cornwall, specifically the postal codes EX, PL, TQ, TR. The Branch has about 1000 members.

Our monthly meetings are generally held between October and May. Events are usually held in either Plymouth or Exeter, there is no charge (unless indicated) and everyone is welcome.

Forensics and the way forward
06 May 2014, 19:30

This presentation will look at the way in which digital forensics is currently undertaken and the changes that will have to be made to meet the demands of the future. The increasing pace of change and the advent of mobile technologies, Cloud computing, the Android operating system, solid state technologies and the increased size of random access memory and storage media all place requirements on the methods and tools that are used in digital forensic investigations. The presentation will look at the development and testing of tools and the training and skill sets of investigators that is required to meet the challenges.

This event is jointly organised with the Institute of Information Security Professionals

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Secure South West 3 - 16th December 2013

Secure South West 3 - 16th December 2013 Branch members may be interested in an event jointly organised by Plymouth University and Plymouth City Council, and supported by the south west branches of BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT and the Institute of Information Security Professionals, and the South West WARP.
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BCS South West Branch Student Prize - Exeter University - 2013

BCS South West Branch Student Prize - Exeter University - 2013 Justin Turner is this year''s winner of the British Computer Society SW Branch Prize. It is awarded to the best student at the University of Exeter, studying a computer Science programme for best academic performance.
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BCS Configuration Management Conference June 2013 - Benefiting from Experience

4 June 2013, at BCS Office in central London. This is the eighth conference run by BCS CMSG This is the premier UK event on Change, Release and Configuration Management for ITIL and Service Management and throughout the application lifecycle – the BCS CMSG has a successful track record of previous events.
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Challenges in the IT Security Industry in the Age of Cyber Warfare

Challenges in the IT Security Industry in the Age of Cyber Warfare SW Branch members may be interested in the lecture by Eugene Kaspersky which is being hosted at the University in April…
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