When IT Meets Politics:

BCS


December 19, 2012  9:06 AM

Smeargate: they may not know if you are a dog but they know which lamp post you pee’d on

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBA, BCS, BRC, Intellect, ISPA, Smeargate

I would like to juxtapose Kier Starmer's surreal proposal to re-write the law to protect unpopular twats (or is it twiterrers?) from prosecution,

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...


October 27, 2010  2:38 PM

Can society afford to rely on security by afterthought not design?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
(ISC)2, Afterthought, Alcatel-Lucent, BCS, CESG, CPNI, CSC, EADS, Fujitsu, IBM, Identrust, IET, IISP, ISACA, ISSA, Logica, OGC, OSC

On 18th October, when the Government launched its security strategy, the Home Secretary, Theresa May argued that attacks on computer networks are among the biggest threats to the UK.  On 20th October the...


April 15, 2010  7:54 AM

When IT Meets the General Election: How do the manifestos compare with what the ICT industy wants?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Academy, BCS, Conservative, CPHC, Eurim, Google, iMIS, Labour, Libdem, manifesto, Microsoft, Technology

Computer Weekly and others are publishing summaries of the technology policies of the main parties and collecting shopping lists from interest groups. How do they compare? Not well. All parties are going to provide broadband and efficiency but say little about how, save that...


January 15, 2009  8:39 AM

Digital Britain: I was delighted to be wrong

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBC, BCS, BT, CMA, convergence

My Christmas day blog on what I expected Lord (Santa) Carter to announce yesterday (at about the time that the Inuit in Sarah Palin's neighbourhood Russian Orthodox church would...


June 28, 2008  9:46 AM

How do we rebuild trust in the on-line world – not just Government?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BCS, HMRC, IET, Information governance, Information security

The messages in the Cabinet Office, HMRC, IPCC and MoD reports and recommendations released on 25th June will keep security experts occupied years. But the responses to the recommendations of recent Parliamentary reports and its own Independent...


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