When IT Meets Politics:

May, 2019


May 31, 2019  8:12 PM

Passing the baton on Cybersecurity Skills

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
CompTIA, cybersecurity, DPA, ISACA, Skills

This year will be the first time I visit Infosec with no agenda. Or to be more precise I will have a Community Safety rather than a Cybersecurity Skills Agenda. This has caused me to take a cool look at what has happened and what has not over the past decade. It has also caused me to consider what...

May 29, 2019  12:22 PM

IT in the Tory Candidates’ Manifestos

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
apprenticeships, Broadband, Leadership

I added a comment on Dominic Rabb's inclusion of degree apprenticeships in his call for Fairness and Choice to


May 25, 2019  5:16 PM

5/10 for the IfA Digital Apprenticeships Standards Review

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Apprenticeship, CompTIA, Skills

The Statutory Review of the Digital Apprenticeship standards  inherited by the Institute for Apprenticeships answers less than half the question. Much of the question (e.g. allowable costs) is...


May 10, 2019  1:48 PM

Brexit: golden rules and taboo questions

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Brexit, fake news

The Brexit debate sees the endless repetition of mendacious claims, meaningless slogans and fake news. But key questions appear off limits - because no-one wants to discuss the possible answers.  They reveal that what is a stake is not a simple matter of "in" or "out". It is what is allowed to...


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