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1May, 2018

GDPR is Coming … Re-Register to Continue Receiving IFIP Insights

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New privacy legislation (GDPR) comes into force across Europe at the end of May.  This affects IFIP, which has its base in Austria.

In order to continue receiving IFIP Insights you need to re-register. (This should take less than one minute to do.)

If you do not re-register, this is the last issue of IFIP […]

1May, 2018

Leading Cryptographer, Dr Jan Camenisch, to Keynote at WCC 2018

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Dr Jan Camenisch, a leading privacy and cryptography researcher, will deliver a keynote presentation on the second day of the World Computer Congress (WCC) 2018 in Poland in September.

Dr Camenisch joins a prestigious line-up of keynotes which also includes:

Eminent computer scientist, Professor Will van der Aalst;
Complexity theory authority and Turing Award winner, […]

29March, 2018

WCC2018 to Feature Live Link to Bletchley Park

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It’s now less than six months until the IFIP World Computer Congress (WCC) 2018 in Poland and more details are emerging about the many highlights delegates can expect to experience at the event.

In addition to keynotes by legendary computer scientist, Professor Wil van der Aalst, and Turing award winner, Professor Leslie Valiant, there are 18 […]

29March, 2018

IFIP Makes its Mark at WSIS Forum

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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 […]

29March, 2018

Australian Computer Society Welcomes New Skilled Visa Scheme

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ACS, Australia’s professional association for the ICT, has welcomed the announcement of a new skilled visa scheme to enable Australian businesses address growing shortages of high tech professionals.

The Global Talent Scheme has been developed by the Australian Government in response to increased competition globally for high-tech skills and talent. It seeks to attract experienced professionals […]

29March, 2018

Check Out the IFIP Digital Library

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IFIP is pleased to announce there’s been significant progress in implementing its new Digital Library (DL), which means IFIP members now have greatly improved access to conference papers and published works.

The DL, which is being provided as a professional service by Inria, now includes all IFIP publications by Springer from 2010 to 2016 are in […]

16March, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE: IFIP IP3 Accredits First Non-English ICT Certification

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IFIP IP3 Accredits First Non-English ICT Certification
Information Processing Society of Japan’s CITP Scheme Now Recognised Internationally

Thursday 15 March 2018:  IFIP, the global federation of ICT professional associations, has recognised the first non-English ICT Certification with the accreditation of the Information Processing Society of Japan’s (IPSJ) Certified Information Engineer (CITP) System.

IFIP’s International Professional Practice […]

28February, 2018

IFIP to Play Leadership Role at Upcoming WSIS Forum

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IFIP Leaders to Run Two Workshops, Present Keynote and Facilitate High-Level Policy Session
IFIP will play a leadership role at the annual WSIS Forum in Geneva next month, showing how greater professionalism in ICT is helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The world’s largest gathering of the international ‘ICT for Development’ community, WSIS Forum is […]

28February, 2018

New Data Breach Laws for Australia

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New data breach laws came into effect in Australia last week, making it mandatory for companies to report significant breaches.

Under the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017, eligible businesses must notify the Australian Government via the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) if a data breach has occurred which is likely to result in “serious […]

31January, 2018

Two New Keynotes for IFIP WCC 2018

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The Program Committee for the IFIP World Computer Congress (WCC 2018 – http://wcc2018.org/) has kicked off the new year by confirming two exciting new keynote speakers for the September event.

Leslie Valiant, the T. Jefferson Coolidge Professor of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at Harvard and Shamika N. Sirimanne, Director of the Division on Technology and […]