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Discussing the intersection between politics and the information society.

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  • Lord Harry Renwick - Tech Visionary and Catalyst

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 28 Oct 2020
  • There are those who write papers predicting the future. There are prophets whose followers demonstrate and delay change by getting in its way. Far rarer are those who envision the future and gently ...

  • A smarter skills policy for those in furlough

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 29 Sep 2020
  • The front-end to the furlough programme should therefore package and link to all other current and proposed education, training and support programmes in ways that make sense to the target ...

  • Digital Identity Policy must address Fake (and Fogged) Credentials   

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 25 Sep 2020
  • Banks and employers cannot afford to trust the credentials (digital or otherwise) issued by Government or mandated by regulators (e.g. Passports, Driving Licenses or Utility Bills) until the issues ...

  • Tackling the Post Covid Cybercrime Pandemic

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 08 Sep 2020
  • The pace of change along criminal supply chains is accelerating. But so too is the response from law enforcement. Lockdown saw the first step with long overdue automation of incident notification ...

  • Towards a Unique Government Policy for identify? What's new this time?

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 05 Sep 2020
  • What has changed in the battle for control between Warlords, (who want identities to conscripts and tax their subjects, but not to accept liability when they are fogged) and Merchants (who want to ...

  • The Smart, Post Covid, Business Case for Investment in Broadband

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 30 Aug 2020
  • Most of the interest groups representing network operators, large and small, fixed and mobile are having good meetings on how to encouragement investment in their members current business models ...

  • Towards a Post Covid Skills Policy

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 25 Aug 2020
  • Package and promote current and proposed education, training and support programmes in ways that make sense to the target audiences. Those which compete, conflict or cannot be understood should be ...

  • Using technology to transform labour markets post Covid

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 05 Aug 2020
  • If tech. companies want to cast off the public perception that they are part of the previous economy’s problems, they could start offering genuinely radical solutions to the pressing problems now ...

  • How can schools help the UK’s post-Covid recovery in the economy and employment?

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 10 Jul 2020
  • Most of those leaving education at age 18 or 21 this year do not have the technical and practical skills they need to find work at this time of pandemic recession.  To redress this, Government must ...

  • Help secure the top UK entry point for cyberfraud

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 17 Jun 2020
  • “NHS” is the UK’s most trusted brand. Until recently it was one of the least protected/secure. There have been significant improvements but, as a result of Covid, impersonating the NHS now comes ...

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  • 5 ways to keep developers happy so they deliver great CX

    Companies need to work on ensuring their developers are satisfied with their jobs and how they're treated, otherwise it'll be ...

  • Link software development to measured business value creation

    Companies must balance customer needs against potential risks during software development to ensure they aren't ignoring security...

  • 5 digital transformation success factors for 2021

    With the right planning, leadership and skills, companies can use digital transformation to drive improved revenues and customer ...

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  • 8 benefits of a security operations center

    A security operations center can help lessen the fallout of a data breach, but its business benefits go much further than that. ...

  • Weighing remote browser isolation benefits and drawbacks

    Remote browser isolation benefits end-user experience and an organization's network security. Compare the pros, cons and cost ...

  • Compare 5 SecOps certifications and training courses

    Explore five SecOps certifications available to IT professionals looking to demonstrate and enhance their knowledge of threat ...

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  • Network pros share Cisco DevNet certification advice

    Cisco DevNet certifications require a lot of time investment, but network pros who pursue the certifications say the gained ...

  • Cloud automation use cases for managing and troubleshooting

    Cloud automation use cases highlight the benefits these tools can provide to companies evaluating how best to manage and ...

  • A look inside the official Cisco DEVASC 200-901 guidebook

    In this book excerpt, readers can explore the Cisco DEVASC 200-901 official guide and get a flavor of one of Cisco's newest exams...

SearchDataCenter

  • Avoid server overheating with ASHRAE data center guidelines

    Finding the right server operating temperature can be tricky. ASHRAE standards provide guidance for all server classes and what ...

  • Hidden colocation cost drivers to look out for in 2021

    These unexpected charges and fees can balloon colocation costs for enterprise IT organizations.

  • 5 ways a remote hands data center ensures colocation success

    Off-site hardware upkeep can be tricky and time-consuming. With remote hands options, your admins can delegate routine ...

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  • Ataccama automates data governance with Gen2 platform update

    Data management vendor Ataccama adds new automation features to its Gen2 platform to help organizations automatically discover ...

  • IBM to deliver refurbished Db2 for the AI and cloud era

    IBM has a tuned-up version of Db2 planned, featuring a handful of AI and machine learning capabilities to make it easier for ...

  • Fauna improves data API collaboration and security

    A database company founded by former Twitter engineers is pushing forward its vision of a way to consume database as a service ...

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