When IT Meets Politics:

June, 2016


June 29, 2016  3:27 PM

What do YOU want the impact of Brexit to be? Juncker is right to call for clarity

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Brexit

In my previous blog I took a look at the likely short to medium term effect of Brexit on the ICT industry. I should have asked what readers WANT the impact of...

June 25, 2016  3:57 PM

What effect will Brexit have on the ICT industries and professions?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Banks, Brexit, Broadband, Data centres, Data protection, fibre, Fintech, investment, Legacy systems, privacy, reform, Security, Skills, Smart phones, Switzerland

After the meeting of the European Council next week we will have a clearer idea of whether the Brexit vote will lead to a positive relationship with a reformed European Confederation. If


June 20, 2016  10:44 AM

CMS Select Committee turns Cybersecurity reporting focus from breaches to performance

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
.ico, BCS, Big Data, Cyber security, FCC, IASME, IET

The press release  for the Culture Media and Sport Select Committee


June 17, 2016  11:21 AM

Lack of co-operation on cyber skills costs London more than membership of the EU costs the UK

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BCS, Brexit, Cisco, CompTIA, CREST, IBM, IET, ISACA, London, NCA

I have been asked to change the headline of my blog yesterday on the case for supporting a London Cyber Security Skills...


June 16, 2016  3:32 PM

An effective cyber security skills partnership in worth more to London than either brexit or remain

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo

The putative benefits or risks claimed by those lobbying for your vote next week are less than organised crime in looting from Londoners and London-based businesses, let alone the losses from the failure to give users confidence in the security, let alone privacy, of their on-line activities. I...


June 13, 2016  5:16 PM

If there really is a Digital Skills Crisis why are we still pussyfooting?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Apprentice, BIS, Digital skills

This morning the House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee released its report on the “Digital Skills Crisis”  This afternoon the House of Lords debated


June 13, 2016  3:49 PM

Is there really a Digital Skills Crisis?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Apprenticeship, apprenticeships, BIS, Digital skills, European Commission, Pitcom, Trailblazer

This morning the House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee released its report on the “Digital Skills Crisis”  This afternoon the House of Lords debated


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