Ethics

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 […]

31May, 2018

IP3 to Showcase Skills Frameworks at WCC2018

By |May 31st, 2018|Ethics, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

IP3 will partner with KNVI (the Royal Dutch Association of Information Professionals) and PTI (Polish Information Technology Society) to run two sessions at the World Computer Congress (WCC) in Poznan, Poland in September 2018.

The first session on 18 September will explore the concept of frameworks and how they contribute to skills development, with particular focus on SFIA (Skills […]

29March, 2018

IFIP Makes its Mark at WSIS Forum

By |March 29th, 2018|Ethics, Home Slider, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

IFIP ambassadors ran three workshops at this month’s WSIS Forum in Geneva, highlighting the important role that ICT professionalism is playing in helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Thematic Workshops included:

“Digital Equity and Inclusion for ICT in Disaster Risk Reduction” – run by the IFIP Domain Committee on Information Technology in Disaster […]

28February, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE: Global ICT Professional Body to Play Leadership Role at Upcoming WSIS Forum

By |February 28th, 2018|Ethics, IFIP, Media releases, Professionalism in ICT, WSIS|0 Comments

MEDIA RELEASE
Global ICT Professional Body to Play Leadership Role at Upcoming WSIS Forum
IFIP Leaders to Run Two Workshops, Present Keynote and Facilitate High-Level Policy Session
 

Wednesday 28 February – The global ICT professional body, IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing) will play a leadership role at the annual WSIS Forum in Geneva next month, showing […]

23December, 2017

Slow Tech and ICT – a small book

By |December 23rd, 2017|Ethics|0 Comments

Congratulations to active IFIP members Diane Whitehouse (Chair of TC9 – ICT and Society) and Norberto Patrignani (who heads up the Domain Committee on Cloud Computing) on the publication of their new short book, “Slow Tech and ICT”.

Currently downloadable online with a physical version available in the new year, the book has been motivated by […]