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January 22, 2012  8:24 AM

The end of innocence: the erosion of innocent carrier status

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
deep packet inspection, Eurim, scrambls

On monday I plan to attend a workshop on the current state of play with the Digital Single Market and the need to join up scrutiny of the many parallel reviews now under way - from data protection through consumer...

December 15, 2011  1:32 PM

Digital by Default versus Cybersecurity: herding the sheep on-line to be fleeced

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Eurim, Eurocrat

November 27, 2011  11:19 AM

Are the cybersecurity professionals actually in league with the cybercriminals?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Eurim, Hyperstagflation, Information security, information technology, Security

I co-chaired a Westminster Media Forum conference on the eve of the announcement of the new UK Cyber Security Strategy and mused on why it is that the cybercriminals find it so...

October 14, 2011  12:00 PM

Joining up the fight against cybercrime: James Brokenshire’s comments at conference in Westminster

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cybercrime, Eurim

On Wednesday James Brokenshire, Minister of State for Crime and Security, spoke at the launch of Fighting Fraud Together. he was hosted by the Lord Mayor of London in the Mansion House, whose comments I quoted in

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

September 25, 2011  7:02 PM

IT at the Party Conferences 2011

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Conservative, demos, Eurim, Fujitsu, Labour, Libdem, Microsoft

I have looked through the LibDem, Labour and Conservative Conference Guides for IT related events and exhibitors. Everything Everywhere has events at all three conferences on the theme "Digitally Connected: empowering people, society...

September 10, 2011  11:57 PM

Have the “Turks” who destroyed DigiNotor also broken trust in the on-line world?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Certificates, CESG, cloud, Eurim, Security, SSL, Stuxnet, Vanofi

Like many others I am trying to make sense of what is currently happening in the on-line world with the rerouting of Domain Names and

August 17, 2011  10:11 AM

Is the missing BDUK £100 million for the Enterprise Zones?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BDUK, Eurim, Pfizer, Sandwich

Yesterday I gave a cautious welcome to the announcement of the BDUK funding for Local Authorities. Almost immediately I received an e-mail from a conspiracy theorist...

August 7, 2011  2:02 PM

“Want to roll Tottenham to loot?” – the power of Twitter

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Eurim, looters, twitter

Acording to cover in the Daily Mail of the riots and looting in Tottenham and Wood Green,  Twitter was used to summon the under-classes on London to help...

August 3, 2011  10:38 PM

Warlords versus Merchants: the real battle for the control of cyberspace

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
assessment, Eurim, information society, laibility, Management, Merchants, risk, trust, Warlords

The current hype in support of additional US and UK government spend on cybersecurity has prompted me to return to my...

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