Palo Alto Networks talk “online safety” at UWS.

By Ryan Capperauld. In a visit to the UWS campus in Ayr, guest lecturer Phil Taylor (Security Network Engineer) of Palo Alto Networks stressed the importance of online safety in the age of internet usage. Taylor outlined the dangers that hacking and the gathering of data can pose online, urging students and staff members at the university to become self-aware of how their activities online could … Continue reading Palo Alto Networks talk “online safety” at UWS.

Industry Professionals Inform UWS Students of Online Hacks

Cyber security experts gathered at UWS Ayr Campus on Tuesday to inform students of the dangers posed by hackers and online viruses in the digital world. Phil Taylor of Palo Alto Networks was accompanied by Steven Wallace of FullProxy in a seminar for journalism students, providing industry insight on cyber security threats and how to defend against them. Taylor, a Security Network Engineer, spoke extensively about … Continue reading Industry Professionals Inform UWS Students of Online Hacks

‘The Hunterston Proposal’ Fairlie’s Fight, A Community Divided

Under new plans Hunterston PARC in North Ayrshire is set to become an oil rig decommissioning hub, hoping to provide hundreds of jobs for the surrounding area. But many are sceptical of the developments, believing that the jobs are over-estimated and the environment will be adversely compromised. Brandon Cook, a student at UWS, looks into the situation deeper in this eye-opening documentary as part of … Continue reading ‘The Hunterston Proposal’ Fairlie’s Fight, A Community Divided

Should Gerrard keep tinkering?

by Kenny Boag. Rangers lost 2-1 to Kilmarnock at Rugby Park on Wednesday night. A  Rangers  bound Jordan Jones, 66 minute winner was enough to see off Gerrard’s Rangers team that included veteran signings Jermaine Defoe and Steven Davies.   There was a feel good factor for many Rangers fans heading into the game against 3rd placed Kilmarnock. The team had finished the first half … Continue reading Should Gerrard keep tinkering?

Preview: Improving Hawick aim to shock title-chasing Ayr

By Ronan Alexander TENNENT’S Premiership league leaders Ayr make the long trip to Hawick on Saturday with the Greens aiming to dent the visitors title hopes. Ayr come into the match top of the table after a narrow 14-7 victory against Boroughmuir at the weekend, keeping Peter Murchie’s men one point ahead of second place Melrose. Photos by George McMillan. For the hosts, they sit … Continue reading Preview: Improving Hawick aim to shock title-chasing Ayr

BILL TO CONFINE MSP’S TO ONE JOB HAS BEEN LAUNCHED

By Daena Danskin Neil Findlay, Scottish Labour’s parliamentary business spokesman, has launched a member’s bill to outlaw second jobs, limit the time MSPs can spend on lucrative external activities and cap additional earnings. Politicians who earn thousands upon thousands on top of their £61,000 Holyrood salaries will face parliamentary scrutiny amid cross-party calls for them to ditch their second jobs. MSP’s face a potential ban … Continue reading BILL TO CONFINE MSP’S TO ONE JOB HAS BEEN LAUNCHED