IT

You don’t need to tell me

You don’t need to tell me

In May 2018 the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will come into force, replacing the existing Directive 95/46/EC, which will be repealed.  The new regulations are seen as an enabling requirement of the European Digital Single Market – removing the current fragmentation of how the existing directive is implemented by member states, and Continue reading You don’t need to tell me

I didn’t say you could touch me

I didn’t say you could touch me

The use of biometrics in user authentication is thriving with fingerprint sensors becoming more common and technology evolving for reliable facial and voice recognition being used within apps.  Next generation smartphones may also contain iris scanning capability thanks to micro form factor components that can be included in the existing footprint.   This convenience is driving Continue reading I didn’t say you could touch me

You don’t know what you’re doing

You don’t know what you’re doing

Once again Yahoo has reported a mammoth customer data breach, bringing the total of customers that they’ve put at risk of cybercrime to a mere 1 billion.  This news was quickly followed up by much smaller, yet similarly worrying, report of a “potential” data breaches from KFC UK and Domino’s Pizza.  KFC were keen to Continue reading You don’t know what you’re doing

Distributed Identity Has No Clothes

Distributed Identity Has No Clothes

In January the Government Chief Scientific Advisor, Sir Mark Walport, published a report setting out the findings of a review exploring how distributed ledger technology can revolutionise services, both in government and the private sector.  This 88-page report explored a vision of how distributed ledger technology could reshape how government interacts with its citizens. Whilst Continue reading Distributed Identity Has No Clothes

Rip it up and start again

Rip it up and start again

Business Transformation is a hot subject right now.  Boardrooms are buzzing with the latest idea for how to change their business to reduce the bottom line, grow the top line, eliminate waste, increase efficiency, grow deeper relationships with customers.  Chief Executives look at their competitors with a jealous eye, thinking how they can implement the industry best Continue reading Rip it up and start again