Mobile security is the term used for the various measures that protect mobile devices – such as smartphones and tablets, as well as their data and their associated networks – from unauthorised access or other forms of cyberattack. Mobile device security measures safeguard any sensitive data stored on or transmitted by mobile devices, and have […]
About Ruth Brooks
Ruth Brooks is a content production specialist of more than 15 years’ experience working in Australian and UK higher education. Ruth graduated from the University of South Australia (UniSA) with a Bachelor of Arts (Professional and Creative Communications) in 2007 and a Graduate Certificate in Marketing in 2015.
Her experience spans the research, writing and editing of print and digital communications and marketing collateral for UniSA, as well as the creative development and design of a wide variety of visual communications including print publications and digital marketing assets for University College London. Today, Ruth works to produce and publish digital content that both informs and engages across an array of postgraduate subject areas, as well as web content in the higher education space.
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Issues such as criminal justice, education, national intelligence, state welfare, public health, social care and local services are on the agenda of any government – as well as the people they serve. After all, even incremental improvements or deterioration in public service delivery have the potential to impact millions of citizens. Understanding what young people […]
Operations management is the area of a business that focuses on optimising its operations and processes in order to maximise organisational efficiencies, productivity, and profits. It is an area of business management that is fundamental to running a successful enterprise, concerned with converting inputs – such as raw materials, labour, equipment, technology – into outputs […]
Today’s internet users – from global businesses to individuals with network devices – have come to rely on instant, seamless, reliable and flexible methods of connecting. As such, our digital age is founded on the design and maintenance of network operating systems that enable us to live, work and communicate with ease – wherever we […]
Software development is the area of computer science focused on designing, building, implementing, and supporting computer software. Software is what enables systems and applications to operate and perform tasks, which means that software development is an essential role in the technology sector and other digital industries. According to IBM, software development is typically done by […]
While public services and public administration is largely the purview of government, the real-world application of its planning, orchestration and development and performance can be a far larger, and more-complex, affair. Prospects, a specialist in graduate careers, estimates that there are 5.6 million individuals working in the public sector in the United Kingdom. Add this […]
The voluntary sector, often referred to as the third sector, sits outside of the public and private sectors to focus exclusively on creating social impact and community change. Other names for the voluntary sector include: the not-for-profit sector. the non-profit sector. the community sector. civil society. As its name implies, the voluntary sector is largely […]
Social media connects people around the planet in powerful and unprecedented ways. As the world becomes increasingly globalised, social media plays an important role in fostering real-time communication and understanding between different peoples, cultures, and countries. Social media is also credited with connecting organisations and individuals in similarly new ways, eroding the barriers that used […]
Public finance is the term used to discuss income, spending, and debt within the public sector. In the United Kingdom, the public sector is formed of governments at all levels – including national and local governments – as well as their publicly funded institutions and services, such as the National Health Service (NHS), the police […]
Global marketing is the focus on marketing an organisation’s products or services in the international marketplace – and in an increasingly global society, with people more connected than ever before, it’s an increasingly important area of marketing management. Global marketing sees the world as one unique, individual market. This means that a global business’s marketing […]
What are mobile networks? A mobile network, also known as a cellular network, enables wireless communication between many end users, and across vast distances, by transmitting signals using radio waves. Most portable communication devices – including mobile phone handsets, laptops, tablets, and so on – are equipped to connect to a mobile network and enable […]
With inflation reaching multi-decade highs, and growth forecasts slowing down, the global economy is on the brink of a debt crisis. Economists and financial experts are warning of a potentially prolonged period of ‘stagflation’ not seen since the 1970s, compounded by public spending and borrowing during the COVID-19 pandemic, energy crises, risk-averse investors, and ongoing […]