Tag Archives: security

Public Sector Security vs Public Security vs Outsourcing

Is outsourcing Police back office a good idea? All across the Public Sector right now, there are announcements about shared services arrangements springing up. Local Authorities in Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire are joining up to share back office functions and whilst … 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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Saving money with InfoSec

Can InfoSec really help save money? If so, are we selling the wrong vision? If we talk about ‘safety’ as a topic, not ‘Security’, does that alter how people view what we do? Can we enable channel shift and the … Continue reading

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Is any economic upturn going to hamper Public Sector security?

To describe this week’s GDP figures as an upturn is a bit like describing me cycling to the shop to buy a paper as being ‘Tour de France-esque’. Nevertheless, the private sector is recruiting, and this is pushing up salaries. … Continue reading

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Manifesto for a summer holiday in InfoSec

Here’s hoping for a quiet summer – Parliament’s in recess, Europe is heading for the beach/campsite/Centerparcs. Maybe it will quieten down for a month? Fat chance I reckon… Three things are making the world of PS InfoSec look quite dark … Continue reading

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