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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...

October 18, 2012  5:52 PM

Is civil law more effective than criminal law in addressing on-line malpractice?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Conservative, DPA, Eurim, Universal Credit

Next week is Get Safe On-line Week and I have been busy trying to persuade those who are serious about protecting their organisations, their staff, their customers and the families of their staff and customers to get involved. I am,...


September 10, 2012  5:23 PM

Time to to prepare for the “insourcing spring” of 2013

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Eurim, local government, Mouchel, NPfIT

The difficulties experienced at Mouchel has triggered a series of reviews which will lead to many, perhaps most, of its local government service contracts (run by companies...


August 26, 2012  9:59 PM

How do we rebuild trust in the on-line world ?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Catapult, Eurim, WCIT


August 22, 2012  8:16 AM

Business rejected by e-security costs more than e-Crime

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BRC, Costs, Detica, DPA, e-crime, Eurim, losses, PICTFOR

"E-crime is the biggest emerging threat to the retail security as the rapid growth in e-commerce in the UK sees new ways of shopping being accompanied by new types of crime ... the 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


August 6, 2012  11:19 AM

“The Surveillance Commissioner warns … ” Be very careful what you wish for

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BIS, DTI, Eurim, FIPR, Hawktalk, Home Office, LINX, NHSIA, NPfIT, RIPA

Last week I received an FIPR alert covering the


August 3, 2012  9:28 AM

Are security awareness campaigns a waste of time?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Basildon, DPA, Eurim, malware, SQL injection

I have just read a pungent US article titled "Why you should not train employees for security awareness" . It has been...


July 16, 2012  1:16 PM

Is BDUK a triumph or a disaster – and for whom?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BDUK, Birmingham, Broadband, btgroup, cumbria, DCMS, Eurim, European Commission, Fujitsu, government, KPMG, Objections


July 13, 2012  7:46 AM

ID (alias Internet Address) and Surveillance Wars: ICANN v. ITU

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
EIF, Eurim, ICANN, InternationalTelecommunicationUnion, IPv4, IPv6, ITU, PICTFOR, TCOMDarkComet, Trusted Platform Module, WCIT

Would you trust a bunch of self-appointed experts, corporate lobbyists and US IP lawyers with the governance of the Internet?

In looking at the interplay between identity and surveillance policy, I find it difficult to tell whether many players are naive, narrow-minded or "economical...


June 29, 2012  8:16 PM

Libor also broke the first rule of Information Governance

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Barclays, Data quality, Decimalisation, Eurim, Libor, Open data


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