Ethics

29April, 2019

CLEI Latin American Computing Conference Moves to Panama

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The Latin American Center for Computing Studies (CLEI) has announced that the 2019 Latin American Computing Conference will be held in Panama from 30 September – 3 October.  An annual event organised by CLEI since 1974, the conference rotates amongst Latin American countries and was last held in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The conference brings together hundreds […]

29March, 2019

Countdown to WSIS 2019

By |March 29th, 2019|Ethics, Events, Home Slider, WSIS|0 Comments

IP3 will again host a thematic workshop at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) when it convenes in Geneva from 8-12 April this year.

The WSIS Forum is a global multi-stakeholder platform designed to facilitate the implementation of the WSIS Action Lines for advancing sustainable development. It provides a unique opportunity for information exchange, […]

29March, 2019

IP3 Wins Funding for David O’Leary Award

By |March 29th, 2019|Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

IP3 is working on plans for an annual award to recognise professionalism and ethics at the highest level.

The IFIP IP3 David O’Leary award from REDDS Capital was named in honour of a man who made an enormous contribution to the IFIP Global Industry Council and who embodied, and was a role model for, all the […]

28March, 2019

AI for Good Global Summit – May 2019 in Switzerland

By |March 28th, 2019|Ethics, Events|0 Comments

The third AI for Good Global Summit will take place from 28 to 31 May 2019 at the International Conference Centre Geneva (CICG) in Geneva, Switzerland. Organized by ITU in partnership with XPRIZE Foundation, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and over 30 sister United Nations (UN) agencies, the event was conceived and initiated by IFIP […]

31January, 2019

IP3 Elects Anthony Wong as Deputy Chair

By |January 31st, 2019|Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership) has elected Australia’s Anthony Wong as its new deputy chair at its Board meeting last week.

IP3 chair, Moira de Roche said she was very pleased to see Anthony take on the deputy chair role. “I am delighted that Anthony has accepted this role: he has been involved with IP3, is […]

31January, 2019

UK Government Announces Plans for a Cyber Security Profession

By |January 31st, 2019|Ethics|0 Comments

The UK Government recently announced plans to develop a Cyber Security Profession in the UK. The initiative, which was announced in December last year, will include different specialisms and Chartered status for cyber security professionals. The announcement laid out the following timeline:

By March 2020:

The early development and alignment of a coherent set of career […]

24December, 2018

Western Nations Accuse China of Espionage

By |December 24th, 2018|Cloud Computing, Ethics, Home Slider|0 Comments

A coalition of western nations has accused China of industrial-scale cyber theft.

Several nations have released statements of condemnation after US authorities laid charges against two Chinese Nationals, accused of being part of a group called, APT-10. The group, believed to be acting on behalf of the Chinese Ministry, is reportedly behind a global campaign of […]

24December, 2018

Major Players Back Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace

By |December 24th, 2018|Ethics, Home Slider, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

More than 50 nations have signed on after French President Emmanuel Macron introduced a global cyber security pledge to bring government and industry together in the face of cybercrime.

The Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace was signed by 51 nations and more than 250 private organisations.

“Cyberspace now plays a crucial role in every aspect of […]

30November, 2018

BCS President Visits Australia – Speaks on AI & Ethics

By |November 30th, 2018|Ethics|0 Comments

BCS President Chris Rees spoke in Sydney for the ACS last week about the importance of ethical standards in an AI-driven world.

Rees presented a talk entitled ‘Ethics in AI and IT’ at the ACS Innovation Hub as part of a national roadshow, discussing the need for ethics to be placed front and centre of the […]

31July, 2018

ACM Updates Code of Ethics

By |July 31st, 2018|ACM, Ethics|0 Comments

ACM has updated its Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. The revised Code of Ethics addresses the significant advances in computing technology since the 1992 version, as well as the growing pervasiveness of computing in all aspects of society.

ACM’s Code of Ethics is considered the standard for the computing profession, and has been adopted by computing […]