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December 21, 2014  10:38 AM

2015: The Year of the Compliance-Created Cyber Confidence Collapse?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Big Data, CIPD, cloud, CPHC, cyberbabble, cybersecurity, European Commission, Fraud, FUD, IAAC, IAM, iBYOD, Information security, precognition, SASIG, Skills, Verify

We are bombarded with messages to promote new security technologies when most organisations the lack skills to make effective use of existing products and services to protect themselves and their customers against fraud and abuse. Too many compete for supposedly competant and experienced experts,...

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...

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...

July 8, 2008  12:38 PM

Oil and Vinegar: Why we must spice up ICT education

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo

When Dick Vinegar questioned the value of current University ICT courses, citing the views of his grandson, he kicked open a hornets...

June 10, 2008  7:38 AM

Deskilling Britain – the accelerating UK ICT Skills Crisis

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
CPHC, e-skills

Lloyds TSB recently announced that the move of two thirds of their ICT staff to India was not to save money. The UK throughput of ICT graduates has halved over past five years, is now below that in 1996 and is about to fall further. IR 35 led to the exodus of many...

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