The most surprising news story of all over the Christams holiday, was the discovery that e-Envoy Andrew Pinder and the Archbishop of Canterbury. Dr Rowan Williams, appear to be one and the same person.
A swift comparison of photographs of the two men appears to confirm suspicions that the Prime Minister's 'Broadband Britain' initiatiative contains a hidden spirtual agenda which will be revealed through the Office of the e-Envoy's UK Online service.
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“Parliament”, said my distinguished friend “has always leaked like a sieve”.
I’m researching the thorny issue of ‘Confidence in Public Sector Computing’ and we were discussing the dangers presented by the Internet. In his opinion, information security is an oxymoron, which has no place being discussed in a Parliament built upon the uninterrupted flow of information of every kind, from the politically sensitive to the most salacious and mundane.
With the threat of war hanging over us, I asked if MPs should be more aware of the risks that surround this new communications medium? More importantly, shouldn’t the same policies and precautions that any business might use to protect itself and its staff, be available to MPs?
What concerns me is that my well-respected friend mostly considers security in terms of guns, gates and guards. He now uses the Internet almost as much as he uses the telephone and the Fax machine and yet the growing collective t…