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March 10, 2016  11:38 AM

If Verify is the answer -what was the question? The politics of digital identities revisited

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
CEDR, Defra, eIDAS, experian, FCO, Government Gateway, HMRC, Identrust, MasterCard, Notary, RELX, Swift, Trsuteer, Verify, visa, Vocalink, Yoti

The design of the Government "Verify" programme predates the European eIDAS regulation (covering the exchange of identities between public sector...

February 24, 2014  7:54 AM

Entire NHS Hospital Episodes database already sold to insurance company

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
experian, Insurance, NHS, Sold

The


February 23, 2014  12:51 PM

How do we ensure that public online services are fit for a democratic society?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Apple, choice, Data protection, digital divide, e-Inclusion, Ebay, ETICA, experian, Facebook, Google, Linkedin, Paypal, privacy, Security, Surveillance

The discussion at the recent Digital Leaders Annual Lecture and the attitudes of those I met at the reception afterwards caused me to ponder some of the unresolved issues regarding the ethics of public service delivery.  We need to...


November 16, 2013  7:42 AM

Who won the battle between DWP and Cabinet Office over ID Policy?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BIS, BSI, business case, Cabinet office, cabinetoffice, dwp, Eurim, European Commission, experian, Fogging, identity, nist, oix, OJEU, RTI, STORK, tScheme, Universal Credit, Verizon

We know who lost in the battle between DWP and Cabinet Office over ID Policy - the taxpayer and the private sector bidders. Who won, apart from the fraudsters?

The fraudsters appear to be looting more from DWP and HMRC than the annual spend of GCHQ (even including that paid for by the...


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...


July 3, 2013  7:41 AM

What’s in an (electronic) name? From restoring confidence in .UK to communicating with HMG

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Cabinet office, Citizencard, DNV, experian, Kroll, Nominet, Scrivenor, suhVendorcom, UK

Nominet has just announced a new...

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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


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...


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...


March 4, 2012  3:55 PM

Stop the bleeding – a Budget for IT-enabled recovery: Part 1

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Budgeti, CESG, chancellor, DVLA, Equifax, Eurim, experian, Information governance, Outsourcing, PFI


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