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December 12, 2013  6:58 PM

Is there a bigger threat than awareness and compliance which assume attacks are random?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
advanced persistent threat, APT, Brazil, China, Compliance, Consequences, Cybercrime, Edward Snowden, GCHQ, ISSA, SASIG, SCADA, Tempest

In my recent blog on the need for genuine board level education, not just awareness, I promised a guest blog from Lincoln...

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October 21, 2013  4:24 PM

A question for Get Safe Online Week: Where is the world cybercrime capital?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Bali, China, IGF, Indonesia, London

Today is the start of Get Safe On-line Week and I was intrigued to read that the top Cyber Story in the Technical press is that 


April 9, 2013  2:49 PM

IPR Wars: who really are the heroes and villains, winners and losers?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
China, copyright, India, IPR, Patent, protection

I have regularly blogged on the theme of IPR wars over the past


September 5, 2012  11:27 AM

Will GCHQ give more serious guidance than the FCC?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
China, cyberwarfare, Flame, GCHQ, Russia, Security

This morning's announcment of a GCHQ initiative to help British business improve its cybersecurity was damned with faint praise in a  0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


June 28, 2012  7:30 PM

Why did the French (Minitel) not conquer the on-line world ?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBC, China, France, Minitel, Patent

My son has just e-mailed me a link to the BBC article on the final death of the Minitel . He asked if it really was that good. It was. It...


April 16, 2012  12:03 PM

Choosing a Mayor for the Information Age : congratulations to Salford Labour party

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BBC, Brussels, China, Chinese, Felixstowe, information society, London, Salford

Ian Stewart is probably the only mayoral candidate who understands what the Information Society is about - and I include those for London. I was intrigued by the


February 12, 2012  7:50 PM

Will 2012 see the end of the Cold War over Intellectual Property Rights?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cabinet office, China, India, Intellectual property, law, PICTFOR

From the European demonstrations against ACTA  and copyright to arguments on Open Software and patent the quiet Cold War over digital intellectual property rights (whether software or content) is hotting up. In the UK it...


September 8, 2008  8:43 AM

A Cartel Masquerading as Anarchy: who governs the Internet?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
cartel, China, Google, Guomindang, Microsoft

The Internet is the most concentrated and regulated communications system the world has ever known. Players like Google or Microsoft take a far larger revenue share of the markets within which they operate than Standard Oil, Ma Bell or...


November 20, 2007  7:17 AM

Trusted, sustainable partnership or cynical manipulation?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
China, government, Identity management, NCVO, SubPostmasters, Tesco, trust, YiWu

"Who do you trust? The Government, Marmite, Michael Fish .. Tesco .. ? So begins Matthew Gwyther, in a Management Today editorial on corporate trust. Debate over on-line trust is even more surreal.


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