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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]