Professionalism in ICT

31October, 2017

The Ideas We Saw at NITC 2017

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Last month’s SEARCC/NITC Conference in Colombo presented a valuable opportunity for delegates from across Sri Lanka and around the world to come together and share their knowledge and insights.

Here are a few of the lessons and ideas discussed by the event’s keynote speakers.
Saving the CIO
The first speaker of NITC 2017 was Dr Nick Tate – […]

31October, 2017

IFIP’s Oliver Burmeister Chosen as 2017 Ethics Expert by Prominent Journal

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The Journal of Information, Communication & Ethics in Society publishes one paper each year by an international expert, inviting 3-4 other experts to write a 1,500 word response.

Last year, Ethics authority Oliver Burmeister was invited to be the expert for 2017 and submit an article on the topic, “Professional Ethics in the Information Age”. […]

29September, 2017

Global ICT Professional Body Elects New Leader

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South African Moira de Roche Takes Over as Chair of IFIP IP3
The International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3), the ICT professionalism arm of IFIP, (International Federation for Information Processing), the global federation of national computer societies, has elected Moira de Roche as its new Chair.

Ms de Roche, who previously served as Vice Chair and has been […]

29September, 2017

IFIP IP3 Launches Global CyberSecurity Specialism

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IP3 Announces New Professional Standard for People Working in CyberSecurity roles
 

The professional standards arm of the global federation of ICT professional societies, IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership), has announced the first CyberSecurity Specialism for ICT professionals working in this critical discipline.

The Specialism, which is an add-on to IP3’s existing standards framework for ICT professionals, […]

28September, 2017

Global ICT Professional Body Elects New Leader

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MEDIA RELEASE

 
Global ICT Professional Body Elects New Leader
South African Moira de Roche Takes Over as Chair of IFIP IP3
 

Thursday 28 September 2017 – The International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3), the ICT professionalism arm of IFIP, (International Federation for Information Processing), the global federation of national computer societies, has elected Moira de Roche as its new […]

14September, 2017

IFIP IP3 Launches Global CyberSecurity Specialism

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MEDIA RELEASE

 
IFIP IP3 Launches Global CyberSecurity Specialism
New Professional Standard for People Working in CyberSecurity Roles
14 September 2017 – Colombo, SRI LANKA – The professional standards arm of the global federation of ICT professional societies, IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership), has announced the first CyberSecurity Specialism for ICT professionals working in this critical discipline.

The Specialism, […]

30August, 2017

IFIP President to Open Sri Lanka’s Biggest Ever ICT Conference

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Combined NITC/SEARCC Conference to Attract Over 1,000 ICT Professionals

Wednesday 30 August 2017 –  Mike Hinchey, President of IFIP, the global federation of ICT professional associations, will formally open the combined NITC/SEARCC Conference in Sri Lanka next month.

Professor Hinchey will discuss the critical role ICT professionals play in enhancing the quality of life for people […]

30June, 2017

IFIP IP3 Launches New Accreditation Guide

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New Simplified Guide Supports Schemes Seeking to Recognise ICT Professionals

The IFIP International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3) – the body focused on professional standards for the global ICT industry –launched a new, simplified Guide for Accrediting Schemes to Recognise ICT Professionals at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum (WSIS) 2017 in Geneva. […]

15June, 2017

IFIP IP3 Launches New Accreditation Guide

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MEDIA RELEASE
 
IFIP IP3 Launches New Accreditation Guide
New Simplified Guide Supports Schemes Seeking to Recognise ICT Professionals
 

Wednesday 14 June 2017 – The IFIP International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3) – the body focused on professional standards for the global ICT industry – today launched its new, simplified Guide for Accrediting Schemes to Recognise ICT Professionals at the […]

17May, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE (updated): WannaCry Ransomware Attack a Wake-Up Call

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Tuesday 17 May 2018 – The WannaCry ransomware attack that has impacted an estimated 300,000 users in 150 countries is a wake-up call for both government and business, said the global body for ICT professionals.

Mike Hinchey, President of IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing), today warned that WannaCry was only the latest in a series […]