Philip Le Riche

  Philip Le Riche is a retired Information Assurance Consultant with over 20 years’ experience working with secure systems and in information security consultancy for various central and local government, defence and police clients. He is a member of the Chartered Institute for Information Security, was a member of the CESG Listed Advisor Scheme for nine years, and is a life member of the BCS, which he joined as a student half a century ago.

     



6 Stories by Philip Le Riche

How to host safer Zoom meetings

The Coronavirus pandemic has forced many people to work from home for the first time, and use video conferencing apps that they’re not familiar with.

Guest contributor Philip Le Riche takes a closer look at what you can do to better protect your Zoom meetings.

The Investigatory Powers Bill – it’s time to take a closer look

The so-called ‘Snooper’s Charter’ is being rushed through the UK Parliament.

Guest contributor Philip Le Riche takes a closer look.

The Draft Investigatory Powers Bill – what it actually says

The controversial draft Investigatory Powers Bill being proposed by the UK government says almost nothing about encryption.

Guest contributor Philip Le Riche shares his opinion about what it does have to say, and whether he feels the bill is needed.

TrueCrypt – a matter of assurance

Guest contributor Philip Le Riche asks himself, should he still use TrueCrypt?

The whole TrueCrypt saga has brought into focus an issue which has been central to security thinking in government circles for many years: that of assurance.

Is one terrorism death a year really too high a price to pay for freedom from intrusive surveillance?

One death in a year through a terrorist act seems too high a price to pay for freedom from intrusive surveillance.

Do we value our privacy as little as that, asks guest contributor Philip Le Riche.

Why I’m not worried about 
cyberwarfare… yet

Computer security veteran Philip Le Riche shares his thoughts on the possibility of cyberwarfare.