When IT Meets Politics

May 2019

  • Passing the baton on Cybersecurity Skills

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 31 May 2019
  • This year will be the first time I visit Infosec with no agenda. Or to be more precise I will have a Community Safety rather than a Cybersecurity Skills Agenda. This has caused me to take a cool ...

  • IT in the Tory Candidates' Manifestos

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 29 May 2019
  • I added a comment on Dominic Rabb's inclusion of degree apprenticeships in his call for Fairness and Choice to my recent blog on the IfA apprenticeship review.  In his opening campaign letter Rory ...

  • 5/10 for the IfA Digital Apprenticeships Standards Review

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 25 May 2019
  • The Statutory Review of the Digital Apprenticeship standards  inherited by the Institute for Apprenticeships answers less than half the question. Much of the question (e.g. allowable costs) is ...

  • Are you proud or ashamed to work in IT?

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 19 May 2019
  • I like the Tech UK response to the Doteveryone report but we also need the 80% of optimists to also join the political party of their choice and work to produce policies that will: Address the ...

  • Brexit: golden rules and taboo questions

    Philip Virgo - Winsafe Ltd 10 May 2019
  • Amid the repetition of mendacious claims, meaningless mantras and fake news, some Brexit questions are off limits. No wants publicity for answers which reveal what is feallt at stake and for whom.