Category Archives: Consumerisation

How to stop your kids swearing (or how to deal with BYOD)

Last week was the UK&I McAfee Customer summit, where 400 odd customers turned out at Chelsea Football Club to hear the great, the good and the unpronouncable from McAfee discussing what the future looks like if you sign on the … Continue reading

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How do we put Public Sector ICT back onto the front foot?

Depending on the figures you use, and ignoring some of the odd mathematics employed by Cabinet Office to demonstrate savings, we spend about £20bn a year on ICT in the Public Sector. Ranging from giving small children computer access, weird … Continue reading

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Compliance vs Actually Doing It

One of the joys of this blogging lark is that I get to do one of my favourite things, which is be a bit grumpy, or more formally, challenge orthodoxy Challenging orthodoxy is something of a hobby of mine, and … Continue reading

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Breach Fatigue

For a while last year, my life as a blogger was quite easy. Every so often, the ICO lashed out at a public body that had lost some information. It was usually as a result of some policy being ignored, … Continue reading

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Mobile Security is a dead duck

A bit controversial that title eh? Is Graeme at it again – biting the hand that clothes, feeds and wines him? Not quite. But I had an interesting chat today with a chap that got me thinking. The chap in … Continue reading

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Dark and mobile days of Autumn are here

Summers gone, and with it the general sense of bonhomie and goodwill. Literally the first day back for millions, and us Public Sector ICT security types are looking with dread at the headlines. After a summer recess (of sorts), the … Continue reading

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Government IT spend ‘obscene’

Oh great. Apparently the IT sector has been ripping off HM Government for years. Which means we are all going to get tarred with the same brush. I’m a vendor, so I must be a money grabbing bugger, right? Some … Continue reading

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