Category Archives: Government ICT strategy

All quiet on the East end front

It’s the summer season. Queues on the M5 as people pile down to Devon or Cornwall, chaos at airports, and normally, rubbish on the Television. But not this year of course with the Olympics, or Sportsday as some of my … Continue reading

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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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Polar bear politics and data breaches

As occurs on a weekly basis, Public Servant magazine has an article about public sector data breaches and what Government should do about them. This one was by the venerable Graham Kemp of SAS and it’s one I have 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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Gummed to death

Technology news of note has been a bit slow of late, certainly in the InfoSec space. There is a general sense of anticipation around PSN and G-Cloud as the framework ITTs close, but that’s rather more aimed at my chums … 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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