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February 3, 2017  12:00 PM

GDPR – the essential compliance burden to keep the UK trading post-Brexit

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Compliance, Data privacy, Data protection, DPA, European Data Protection legislation, GDPR, regulation

If GDPR compliance is not near the top of IT leaders’ priorities for 2017, you have a problem.

April 7, 2016  5:36 PM

In the digital revolution, the Luddites are the ones in charge

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Analytics, Data protection, Luddites, privacy, Security

Between 1811 and 1813, English textile workers and weavers conducted a campaign of protests, sabotage and occasional rioting against the spread of new technology that threatened their livelihoods during the Industrial Revolution. At times they also tried to prevent lower-paid immigrants from...


February 5, 2016  10:53 AM

Privacy Shield is no solution for data protection – EU should put personal data in citizens’ hands

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Data protection, Database, Edward Snowden, European Commission, European Union, privacy, safe-harbour, snooping

Many US and European businesses no doubt breathed a sigh of relief when the European Commission announced it had agreed a basis for replacing the defunct Safe Harbour data...

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October 30, 2015  1:21 PM

Goodbye old HP, hello new HPs – but for how long?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, cloud, Dell, EMC, HP, Mobile, PC, printer, Tablet

On Monday 2nd November, HP as we know it ceases to exist. The IT supplier that once was too big to fail, becomes two companies that, if recent history is anything to go by, will be individually much...


May 28, 2015  4:23 PM

The software legacy that haunts businesses

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Business Continuity, Nats, Postmasters, RBS, Risk management, Software, Software development

Imagine this: The new century is barely a year or two old. You're a programmer, working on one of the most critical software projects in the UK, to build the


April 16, 2015  1:24 PM

The missing election manifesto promise – educating MPs on the UK’s digital opportunity

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
apprenticeships, Broadband, Conservatives, Data protection, GDS, innovation, Labour, privacy, Skills, tech startups

Who is going to be the big digital winner after the 2015 general election? Congratulations to anyone involved with smart ticketing on public transport - you're in for a good time....


February 13, 2015  1:08 PM

Why it’s time for the IT community to engage with politicians

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Data protection, economy, GDS, Government IT, politics

No blood was spilled, but listening to the three main political parties debate their digital policies together for the first time this week laid out the battleground for their likely general election technology manifestos.

Computer Weekly, with help from TechUK and the BCS, brought...


January 16, 2015  11:09 AM

Privacy vs surveillance debate is nuanced and needs more education, less tribalism

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Data protection, Encryption, Hacking, privacy, RIPA, Security, snooping

It doesn't feel that long ago that the information security community were bemoaning the lack of attention they received from the government, national press and wider public. No danger of that happening now, is there?

Data protection, privacy and surveillance are leading front pages and...


September 18, 2013  12:53 PM

10 years tickling the toes of NHS IT suppliers

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CSC, Fujitsu, Government IT, lorenzo, NHS, NPfIT, PAC

When Richard Granger, then the director-general of NHS IT, signed the contracts for the National Programme for IT (NPfIT) in 2003, he famously promised he would hold the suppliers' "feet to the fire."

Ten years on, it's clear that the contracts instead called for the NHS to rub their...


May 9, 2013  12:26 PM

Michael Dell says “I like to win” – but will he?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
datacentre, Dell, HP, michael dell, Networking, PC, Servers, Storage

It's become something of a common public perception that Dell is a company in crisis.

Fourth-quarter revenue down 11%, profit down 31%, and its founder engaged in


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