Govt. wrong about encryption

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Some quotes:

  • Sir Tim Berners-Lee ( warns Government against 'disaster' of breaking encryption
  • Bruce Schneir ( - Encryption keeps you safe. Encryption protects your financial details and passwords when you bank online.

Many years ago I chaired a meeting between representatives of the UK security services, the Home Office and key players from the IT industry. The meeting concluded that encryption was valuable and shouldn't be compromised.

Why have a prime contractor

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Why Have a Prime Contractor?

Public sector organisations have been guided by the Cabinet Office to working with larger numbers of IT providers and handling the integration themselves. 

Prime contractors use their experience of handling many sub contractors to reduce the risk of service failure and keeping costs down. They have two big advantages: