Rajesh Mirchandani presents a new series covering the latest developments and issues in the world of IT.
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About the programme
Wednesday 21st February 2007
Whether you've embraced technology willingly, or you’re someone who struggles to find the 'on' switch on a PC, this series will have something for you. Rajesh Mirchandani finds out how modern technology touches people's lives in this lively magazine programme.
In this week's programme:
Wireless Security Investigation Rajesh goes ‘war driving’ around Birmingham with IT security expert Simon Jenner to investigate how many people are still using unsecured wireless networks and the consequences for businesses and individual users. Read Rupert Goodwins' guide to securing your wireless network
Open Source & Voluntary Sector Open Source technology provides far more flexibility not just in how you can obtain and use the software but also in how you can improve on what the software offers. So is the voluntary sector utilising Open Source and is it really saving them money? We discover how Open Source software is helping community groups and charities in Birmingham.
For more information: Open Advantage National Open Centre Cyber Bullying
Do you know what your child gets up to on the internet? According to the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre 31% of young people have received unwanted sexual comment online or by text message, but only 7% of parents are aware that their child has received such material. Are parents still too ignorant about the potential dangers of social networking sites and the ways in which parents can monitor their child’s online activities?
For more information: Childnet
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