When IT Meets Politics:

Internet safety


February 23, 2019  9:42 PM

Will Advertisers and Insurers hold Social Media Platforms to Account after Governments fail

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Governance, Internet, Internet safety

The Shareholder Backlash Most digerati appear to be in a state of denial over the scale and nature of the damage being done by the abuse of social media. It is fuelling family breakdown, mental problems and violence,...

May 1, 2015  1:38 PM

When politics meets IT: the gulf between the people and the techies

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Ansip, AT&T, Broadband, BT, Conservative, DPA, ICANN, IETF, IIC, Internet safety, ISOC, Labour, Liberal, manifesto, s, Socitm, Strategy, Technology, Website

The technical press and industry lobbyists appear to be living on a different planet to most voters when it comes to assessing what the election will mean for on-line...


September 17, 2013  9:36 AM

How do you get main board buy-in for your Cyber Security Policy: Three “easy” steps

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
consultants, Information security, Internet safety, Netsafe, Organization, Phishing, Policy, Security

I recently blogged on the value of using fairy tales to help educate children on Internet Safety. I have also promised to publish my script on why cybersecurity should be part of...


September 14, 2013  7:36 AM

Would you trust your children to the babysitter from hell? The issues of online safety

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Babysitting, Childnet, Children, Internet safety, Rapunzel, trolls

One of the current drivers for censoring the Internet is the need to not only protect children from predators but also from confusing "healthy affection" with "physical abuse", as a result of being exposed to "adult" content before they are ready to understand the difference. I pick my words...


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