Why Home Office Digital, Data and Technology are replacing commonly used cyber security terminologies ‘whitelisting’ and ‘blacklisting’ with racially neutral terms such as ‘allow list’ and ‘deny list’.
Yesterday I attended the first ever Women in Tech government-wide conference. I was proud to be one of around only 5 men in a room full of women, but it was a shame there were so few of us.
I’ve been a woman all my life and a developer for all my working life, so I feel it’s important to acknowledge the limitations of my experience before I start to describe it.
There’s been a lot of talk about gender diversity in digital over the last few weeks and rightly so, but it’s not just gender, or ethnicity that are the issues we should be thinking about.