When IT Meets Politics:


January 6, 2020  2:34 PM

Will 2020 be the year that politicians bring the Internet to heel?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
"Angela Merkel", Cybercrime, cybersecurity, cyberwarfare, G20, Internet, OECD

The mounting pressures from Governments around the world

The pressures to apply the “normal rule of law” to the on-line world are local, regional and global: from the

June 16, 2014  12:59 PM

There is no shortage of the skills to tackle e-crime, only of employers who train

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
(ISC)2, Access control, AML, Big Data, bribery, co-sourcing, COBIT, Compliace, corruption, CPD, CPNI, CREST, cyberwarfare, dwp, e_Skills, FLSP, Forensics, Fraud, FSB, HMRC, HOMER, IASME, IBM, Identity management, IISP, Information security, IPv4, IPv6, ISACA, ISSA, kyc, NCA, PCI DSS, Qradar, regulation, risk, S4C, SCADA, Security, Skill, Trend

I recently agreed to help e-Skills engage financial services employers in reviewing their

September 25, 2013  8:39 AM

Why cyber security should be at the heart of your marketing strategy

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Amazon, Apple, Barclays, cyberwarfare, Darknet, experian, Garlik, Google, Information security, Microsoft, RBS, Security

I recently spoke at a financial services event organised by Wave on the need to rethink data protection and information security strategies. My start point was that the common...

June 29, 2013  9:23 AM

Comment from “Jim Prideaux” on my last blog

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
cyber-ghurka, cyberwarfare, Edward Snowden, GCHQ, Skills

I received the following comment by snail mail (he trusts nothing on-line and now has difficulty using a key pad, let alone touch screen) from "Jim Prideaux" in response to

March 5, 2013  12:39 PM

The Cool (Cyber) War is over a decade old and we have lost the plot

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cyber security, cyberwarfare, e-skills, GCHQ, guardian

I found Toby Harnden's article in the Sunday Times "Goodbye, Cold War, welcome to the Cool War"...

November 12, 2012  1:31 PM

When should we commemorate the centenary of cyberwarfare – or has it already passed?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
cyberwarfare, Telegraph

It causes surprise when I inform those who say that UK, EU or International legislation on electronic signatures and transactions is urgent that the first test case on whether a cable is...

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 17, 2012  1:27 PM

Who put the Rip-off into RIPA? Surveillance plans mired in hypocrisy, but so is the opposition

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Allders, Croydon, cyberwarfare, Facebook, Google, Habbo, riots, RIPA, Surveillance

What is the difference between Google, Facebook  and Fixed and Mobile Operators monitoring traffic to "improve" their services to paying...

November 21, 2009  7:01 PM

The fight for Cybersecurity alias Cyberwarfare Budgets

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
cybermilitia, cybersecurity, cyberwarfare, e-crime

David Lacey's blog on The New Art of Warfare gave me pause for thought....

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