When IT Meets Politics:

information assurance


November 28, 2007  7:12 AM

Tackling the crisis of confidence in the on-line world

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
corporate governance, FSA, information assurance, information commissioner

Recent revelations as to the scale and nature of data losses in both public and private sectors, like events at the Northern Rock, show that current information governance regimes are not fit for purpose. So who can be trusted to act?

November 21, 2007  7:35 AM

There but for the grace of God goes your CIO/CFO

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
HMRC, information assurance, Information security

Much will be written about the loss of a couple of CDs of personal data by HMRC. But it is those organisations which track their data and report such losses that are publicly crucified. Those that keep quiet and cover up...


November 13, 2007  11:15 AM

Who should be reponsible for on-line security?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
information assurance, Internet security

Yesterday the Cabinet Office Mnister, Gillian Merron MP presided over the launch of the annual Get Safe On-line security awareness campaign. The GSOL website now includes material on business, as well as consumer protection and every customer-facing...


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