When IT Meets Politics:

2012


March 23, 2012  1:51 PM

A genuinely transformative budget measure: hands-on ministerial acceptance tests

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
2012, Acceptance testing, budget, Education, england, ICL

One paragraph in Item 1.224 in the section of the Budget papers on  "Reforms to support growth" more than makes up for my disappointment with what was not in the budget.

Section 1224 reads as follows:

February 24, 2011  8:05 PM

From On-line Prefects to Cyberwarriors: opening up the career paths of the future

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
2012, BCS, Careers, CPHC, cyberbullying, cyberchaos, cyberfraudsters, cyberwarriors, Google, Information security, London, Olympics, WCIT

Google has obtained serious publicity for a modest "me too" exercise to train children to help...


December 10, 2010  9:19 AM

From Wild West to Western Front : the evolution of Cybersecurity

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
2012, cybersecurity, Hacker, honker, Internet, ISSA, PWC

"The Internet used to be compared to the WIld West, the lawless frontier; now it is more like the Western Front, a massive, unrestricted battlefield. Geopolitics is putting your data in the firing line." So concludes an article by Allan...

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October 22, 2010  3:47 PM

Count down to Chaos – can we still meet the challenges of 2012

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
2012, cybersecurity, Eurim

Cybersecurity is one of the four Tier One threats identified in the new UK Security Policy. We have 18 months to get fit for purpose before the Olympics when the threats of overload and attack come together. Our broadband networks are too full of...


September 11, 2008  9:41 AM

Preparing your organisation for the next ICT Skills Crisis

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
1991, 2012, CELRE, SSP, Y2K

We have a multi-track skills market. The staff lucky enough to work for those who participated in the CELRE survey enjoyed increases in line with inflation (RPI) during the year to May 2008 while advertised salaries, as tracked by the equally venerable SSP...


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