Compulsory reading

Nip over to Light Blue Touchpaper and read FIPR’s response to the Cabinet Office consultation on e-government information assurance. It’s all highly germane to the children’s e-CAF/’ContactPoint’ database duo. eg:

Aggregating large quantities of sensitive information, to which more and more people then need access in order to do their jobs, simultaneously increases the value of the target and the number of people through whose carelessness or disloyalty it can be compromised.

Be sure to read the comments to catch Ross Anderson in full splenetic flow, too.

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