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January 15, 2015  10:00 AM

How do we ensure that responses to Hebdo murders do not dishonour 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Arndale, Bombing, CESG, EURIM-IPPR, freedom, GCHQ, Interent, IRA, Manchester


The would-be killers of Charlie Hebdo (click here for some of the cartons from the resurrection)
are in danger of achieving their objectives:

•    an...

April 7, 2014  11:30 AM

A Confucian perspective on UK Broadband, Spectrum and Cyber Security

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Boradband, capacity, CESG, CNI, fibre, MNO, Ofcom, protection, SCADA, spectrum, transmission, UKCCIS, Wifi

I very much enjoyed the discussion at the Nominet "UK Internet Policy Forum" on 2nd April. on  "The Open Internet and the Digital Economy". The debates were insightful, balanced and nuanced...


January 18, 2014  7:01 AM

Has President Obama just confirmed the status of the Internet as the US on-line Stasi State?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Barack Obama, Big Data, CESG, cloud, diginotar, Edward Snowden, Facebook, FOSI, GCHQ, Google, IBM, Mobile, NSA, Outsourcing, RIPA, Safer Internet Day, Surveillance, twitter, Vodafone

The actions announced by President Obama in response to the Snowden revelations have failed to put...


April 2, 2013  2:08 PM

How relevant is UK Cyber Strategy to the Cyberbattles of recent weeks

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cabinet office, CESG, Cyber security, Cyberbunker, egypt, GCHQ, Google, Information security, information society, NAO, Spamhaus

Yesterday I blogged on the consequences of the recent cyber battles between 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


January 7, 2013  9:00 AM

Superslow and even more furious: the PX Report is a Curate’s Egg

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBC, BBC iPlayer, BDUK, btopenreach, CESG, CPNI, DEDCC, dwp, Labour, Ofcom

The Policy Exchange report "


November 6, 2012  9:53 AM

Skyfall – Careers advice for brainiacs plus Ministers/Directors Guide to why Cybersecurity matters

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
CESG, Information security, q, Security, Skyfall

Yesterday morning, at the awards ceremony for the Cyber Security Challenge "Can you talk security" competition, our BT host described Skyfall as a blockbuster careers advice...


September 6, 2012  7:55 AM

CESG has indeed produced a readable and succinct “Executive Companion” to Cyber Security

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
CESG, CIO, CPNI, Information security, WARPs

Yesterday I questioned whether the new CESG Cybersecurity Guide,


March 4, 2012  3:55 PM

Stop the bleeding – a Budget for IT-enabled recovery: Part 1

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Budgeti, CESG, chancellor, DVLA, Equifax, Eurim, experian, Information governance, Outsourcing, PFI


January 9, 2012  4:18 PM

What will be the biggest computer cockups of 2012 ?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
ASPIRE, Biometrics, CESG, dwp

Dick Vinegar of the Guardian has just asked for my thoughts on likely Public Sector IT-related scandals in 2012 before going firm on his 500 words - he is a professional journalist and far more discplined in keeping to length.  I began by saying that I did not think we will see any...


September 10, 2011  11:57 PM

Have the “Turks” who destroyed DigiNotor also broken trust in the on-line world?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Certificates, CESG, cloud, Eurim, Security, SSL, Stuxnet, Vanofi

Like many others I am trying to make sense of what is currently happening in the on-line world with the rerouting of Domain Names and


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