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October 30, 2013  4:15 PM

RSA Conference Europe 2013 – When Security Met Privacy

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Big Data, privacy, RSA Conference, Security

This year's RSA Conference Europe is themed around how 'Big Data Transforms Security,' requiring support from and feeding into the corporate security function. The tone was set by

September 23, 2013  7:45 AM

iPhone 5s – Secure in Practice?

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Biometrics, identity

So the iPhone 5s, Apple's newest shiniest consumer thing, has had its new biometric security broken by no less than the famous

October 20, 2010  12:58 PM

The future of the Internet – a new dawn or a phantom menace?

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Biometrics, consent, freedom, identity, privacy, regulation

So, to Lille today to attend IMRG's inaugural EbizEU conference. The theme is e-commerce strategy, with a number of speakers looking to the future of cross-border e-retail.

The keynote pitch was delivered by Nils Muller of TrendONE, a 'futurologist' who distinguished himself from others...

June 30, 2010  3:13 PM

Backfiring biometrics

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Biometrics, crime, Data protection

I've written on a number of occasions about the fallibility of biometrics as a trusted means to find or identify an individual. Setting aside problems with the mathematics of...

March 30, 2010  9:11 AM

Information – Assurance or Atrophy?

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politics, privacy, Security

Continued »

March 22, 2010  8:15 AM

Shome mishtake shurely?

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Biometrics, identity, identity cards, politics, privacy

A very unpleasant little amendment to the Licensing Act (2003) is in front of Ministers for approval as a Statutory Instrument (SI). If you're not familiar with the process, a SI is a delegated legislation made under...

March 1, 2010  8:39 AM

RSA Conference Europe opens call for speakers

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Conferences, identity, privacy, Security

The RSA Conference Europe is now accepting calls for papers for the conference on 12-14 October in London....

February 16, 2010  12:56 PM

More silliness about body scanners

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Biometrics, privacy, Security, Surveillance, technologies

The Nudatrons* are back in the news again, as the Equality and Human Rights Commission has warned that their use in UK airports may...

January 14, 2010  6:31 PM

Attack of the Nudatrons

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privacy, Security, Surveillance, technologies

The attempted Y-Front bombing of a US-bound flight by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab on Christmas Day has been the dominant international news story of the past few weeks. The repercussions for privacy are significant: President Obama has been scathing about security controls and demanded reforms....

December 8, 2009  8:52 AM

Good News Week

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identity, privacy, Projects, Security

I've noticed a somewhat grumpy trend in my blogs over recent months: the problem is that there's so much to grumble about. Public sector appears to be in meltdown with accusations of ministers pursuing a 'scorched earth' policy in the build-up to the election, vendors milking the last drops they...

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