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July 28, 2011  12:35 AM

The PASC report goes to the heart of why the rip-off image has come about

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Eurim, PASC, Wetware

The PASC Select Committee Report into "Government and IT - a recipe...

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July 22, 2011  4:01 PM

Lessons from Hackgate: 2) Data leaks via people not technology

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
data retention, Eurim, hackgate, RIPA, Wetware

Much of the debate on the Regulation of Investigatory Powers, Data Retention, ID cards, Medical Records et al centres on who could/should be trusted to authorise access to what. Those with little experience of how Magistrates and Courts authorise warrants and maintain their records...

November 30, 2008  9:44 AM

The future of DNA based security clearance?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BOMP, CICS, E-Immodium, KTN, McColo, Wetware

"A Fine Balance", the joint conference of four Knowledge Transfer Networks in Thursday provided an excellent update on the current state of "privacy enhancing technologies". When I introduced the Earl of  Erroll I made the point that the Lord High Constable of Scotland was...

November 1, 2008  7:08 PM

Do Digital Diapers Deter Data Diarrhoea?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Barnardos, Eunoia, Eurim, Government Gateway, Information governance, PGP, Wetware

The shut down of the Government Gateway after an apparent compromise may influence your response to the

June 8, 2008  9:12 AM

An incompetent, unsafe and corrupt Surveillance Society ?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
RIPA, Wetware

This morning the first of a season of reports on surveillance and information assurance was published. The House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee report was released to the Sunday Papers at one minute past midnight. The Commons Press Gallery get their copies at 09.00 Monday...

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