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Data breach


August 23, 2016  7:48 PM

Whose bloatware is killing your on-line sales?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Bloatware, cloud, Data Analytics, Data breach, E-commerce, Uncategorized

Internet marketeers appear to have only just discovered that  half their audience "won't even wait three seconds" for a website to load. I was, however, more interested to learn that average response times are now...

February 16, 2016  11:42 AM

An idea whose time has come: robust on-line age-checking – and not just for access to pornography

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
ATVOD, Data breach, DCMS, oix, On-line, Yoti

The announcement of the DCMS consultation "Child Safety Online: age checking for Pornography" is most welcome.  As yet, however, the


April 24, 2013  6:31 AM

On whose side are Open Rights with their campaign to “protect” the EU Data Protection Regulation?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Data breach, Data protection, EU, experian, Garlik, Infosec, ISOC, notification, regulation, Spamhaus, Stophaus, Toprt, Trusteer

I have long had strong views on the need for effective Data Protection but I have just received a e-mail via ISOC UK soliciting my support for tomorrow's "Press Stunt" by the 2 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


March 25, 2013  12:56 PM

“The most common method of stealing identities appeared to be data breach notification”

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cabinet office, Data breach, data breach notification, europeanunion, Fraud, Identity theft, Money laundering, social security number

I am indebted to Dave Birch's blog for the link to an excellent ZDnet report on a


February 25, 2013  8:09 PM

Should the penalty be for the data breach or for aiding and abetting fraud?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Business, Data breach, European Union, Identity fraud, Nominet, UK

I have just had interesting feed back from a number of CISOs on my posting on the EU data Protection Directive. Some are still stuck in the past,


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