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November 22, 2012  10:05 AM

Good Data for Good Government – and plans for the Universal Credit

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cabinet office, dwp, HMRC, ICAEW, information technology, Logica, PAYE, Professionalism, RTI, Universal Credit

Last night Stephen Timms addressed the IT Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. His audience was a mix of IT and Accounting Professionals, including members of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. Readers of this blog will know

November 17, 2012  11:10 AM

Midata, their data or your data? A few big data questions – then the killer.

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Amazon, BIS, Brussels, Business, dwp, e-Signatures, Eurim, FOG, Google, idap, IPR, Midata, personal data, Verizon, Yahoo

On Monday the  Consumer Affairs Minister will announce powers for us to request our personal data, including transactions, from business so as to better manage our affairs. I...


November 17, 2012  11:06 AM

Does the DWP IDAP announcement mean HMG has begun to recognise the nature of the ID market-place?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
cabinetoffice, Cassidian, digidentity, dwp, EADS, experian, ingeus, mydex, Verizon

The DWP press release announcing the first seven participants in its Identity Assurance Programme should be read in full: for what it does not say as much as for what it...


August 14, 2012  8:34 AM

Lessons from the Olympics: The recovery will not be outsourced

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Accenture, Andersen, BBC, BDUK, Cabinet office, CSC, cuts, dwp, European Union, Fujitsu, G4S, ID CARD, Labour, NPfIT, Outsourcing, PFI, PSN, Smart meter

The BBC summarises an article in...


June 11, 2012  10:16 AM

Digital Identities Directive seeks to curb Crown Immunity

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Data protection, directive, dwp, Eurim, European Commission, europeanunion, ICANN, IPv4, IPv6, payments, regulation, Universal Credit

The Commission has just issued a Draft Regulation on "electronic identification and trust services  for electronic services in the internal market"....


May 25, 2012  1:49 PM

Is DWP herding the vulnerable on-line, to be fleeced ?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
dwp, Paypoint, social inclusion

Next week will see the 2012 National Digital Conference with over a thousand delegates exploring "the policy, leadership, innovation...


March 6, 2012  8:23 AM

Stop the Bleeding – the wetware is more important than the software or hardware

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Barclaycard, BT, Cabinet office, Citizencard, dwp, Equifax, experian, Fraud, Google, information technology, ISPs, MBNA, Microsoft, Paypal, Swift, telcos, visa, Vodafone

In my previous blog on the need for the Chancellor to give serious priority to tackling on-line fraud in his budget, I should also have made the point that the software and...


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...


December 22, 2011  11:59 AM

KYC = Kompromise Your Customer (by exposing their credentials to unnecessary risk)

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
dwp


October 14, 2011  8:27 AM

Joining up the fight against on-line fraud – London is serious. Is Westminster?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
ACPO, BIS, Cabinet office, DCLG, dwp, Eurim, HMRC, Home Office, MoJ, Soca

On Thursday the Lord Mayor of London, hosted the launch of Fighting Fraud Together. The


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