Category Archives: Efficiency

Bad tempered blog – the bad business case

I read this article last week and it irritated me enough to make me curse out loud whilst sat in one of our German offices, causing consternation amongst my Teutonic colleagues. It reports on a speech given by a bloke … 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

Posted in BYOD, Consumerisation, Consumerization, Cyber, Data Breach, Efficiency, Information Security, InfoSec, Police ICT, Security, Sophos | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

BYOD – What’s the damn fuss about?

Let’s be blunt here. If I sit through another presentation telling me that the world is going to end because the guys in accounts want to use their iPads, and that it’s a terrible risk and the worlds going to … 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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London Conference on Cyber

In less than two weeks time, it’s the London Conference on Cyber, hosted by the FCO and William Hague. It’s a big deal this one and the cast list is stellar: Hilary Clinton, the President of Estonia, Swedish Foreign Minister … Continue reading

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Politicking and InfoSec

You know when an InfoSec topic hits party conferences that either a) they’ve run out of things to talk about, or b) it’s quite important. This year, the Lib Dems have raised the topics of cloud security and the IT … 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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