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January 15, 2018  3:04 AM

Who is serious about data protection?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
.ico, Data protection, GDPR, IETF, Uncategorized

The latest data breach in Leicester City Council , putting some of the most vulnerable in society at immediate risk from potential local predators, illustrates why it is so important to implement the...

June 20, 2016  10:44 AM

CMS Select Committee turns Cybersecurity reporting focus from breaches to performance

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
.ico, BCS, Big Data, Cyber security, FCC, IASME, IET

The press release  for the Culture Media and Sport Select Committee

August 12, 2013  11:04 AM

Is Cabinet Office Identity Policy relevant to improving confidence in the on-line world?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
.ico, Africa, Cabinet office, consultation, Fogging, government, GPG43, HMRC, IDP, OPG, PIA, PNR

Over the past week I have received a number of e-mails, not for posting as comments, regarding the role of UK, EU and US policy with regard to improving confidence in the on-line...

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August 11, 2011  9:13 PM

RIPA and the Riots – is an emergency review needed?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
.ico, looters, Rioter, RIPA

We have had facile suggestions about blocking and monitoring the mobile communications services used by the rioters and looters and equally facile responses that these are unthinkable or unworkable. The...

July 8, 2011  10:53 AM

From phone hacking to spearphishing: we need to tackle the present not the past

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
.ico, data breach notification, Motorman, Mulcaire, Ofcom, phone hacking

I have just watched the Press Conference from Number 10.

I was unexpectedly impressed by the performance of the Prime Minister. I knew he was a good performer - but I did not appreciate just how good a performer. I was impressed by the content and clarity of...

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