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Launch of Make IT Happy internet safety competition for primary schools

UPDATE 24-1-13:  Make IT Happy 2013 has been nominated for a 2013 ESET CyberSmart Award. PICTFOR is delighted to see the launch of this year’s internet safety competition for primary schools, Make IT Happy, Make IT Safe, and would like to encourage schools and parliamentarians to get involved. The winners will be invited to an Awards day […]

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Ministerial Support Given to Make IT Happy Competition

During Parliamentary Questions on Wednesday 19th December, Andrew Miller MP, Vice Chair of PICTFOR asked Chloe Smith MP, Minister for the Cabinet Office with responsibility for cyber security, if she would lend her support to the PICTFOR co-sponsored National Schools Competition 2013, “Make IT Happy: Make IT Safe”. The minister stated her support for the […]

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Looking Ahead to 2013

By Stephen Mosley, Co-Chair, PICTFOR Any attempt at predicting developments within the technology industry will always be laced with a degree of guesswork. But while the goalposts are continually moving, there are a few constants that we can safely assume will remain near the top of the agenda for the coming 12 months. Broadband, for […]

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Cabinet Office Reports Progress on the UK Cyber Security Strategy

The Cabinet Office has shared its progress report one year on from the release of the National Cyber Security Strategy in November 2011. The Strategy included four objectives: Making the UK one of the most secure places in the world to do business in cyberspace Making the UK more resilient to cyber attack and better […]

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Home Affairs Select Committee to Question ACPO on E-Crime Response

The Home Affairs Select Committee will tomorrow question the Association of Chief Police Officers about the UK’s response to the threat of e-crime.

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Event: “The Cost of E-Crime to the UK and Public and Private Sector Responses”, 10th September 2012

 Download the Report PICTFOR in cooperation with the Digital Policy Alliance invite you to a reception with Prof. Michael Levi “The Cost of E-Crime to the UK and Public and Private Sector Responses” Research sponsorship provided by Following the introduction of the report [available here in PDF], there will be an opportunity for questions and discussion and an […]

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Google, data protection and privacy

Bursonn-Marstelle hosted a useful event in their new offices, which are at the north end of Covent Garden. The event was organised by the Initiative for a Competitive Online Market Place (ICOMP): Protecting the consumer; privacy in digital age. The panellists were  Christopher Graham, the UK Information Commissioner, Georgina Nelson LLP from Which? and Pamela Jones Harbour LLP […]

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