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December 19, 2019  7:37 PM

20,000 new police will not make UK law enforcement fit for the Internet Age

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
cybersecurity, Internet, police

The Times has again revealed the scale of the UK problem with tackling cyber-facilitated fraud . But most mainstream crime (from gang violence and rape to burglary) now has an on-line...

September 9, 2014  10:32 AM

Would the UK be a happier or more sinister if the police routinely wore body cameras?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
CPS, Fergusson, FIPR, gps, police, Rialto, Surveillance, Technology, Wolfcom

The Home Secretary's suggestion that to save time the police should routinely wear body cameras sparked a rush of publicity, much of it from those opposed to the concept for a variety of reasons,...


June 3, 2013  7:57 PM

Doing nothing is not an option: What should be in the new Communications Bill ?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Eurim, IGF, information society, law, police, terrorism, Yahoo

The press and media cover linking the deaths of April Jones and Tia Sharpe to computer pornography, coming on top of the murder of Lee Rigby means that the political...


March 27, 2013  1:16 PM

Whitehall Department to mandate support for a failed procurement service – yet again

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
economy, government, Home Office, police, Procurement, Whitehall

The Home Office response to the...


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