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30April, 2019

ACS Revamps Professional Standards Scheme

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ACS (Australian Computer Society) has revamped its Professional Standards Scheme in a move that will see all ACS Certified Professional (CP) members receive professional recognition from Australian federal, state and territory governments.

The new ACS Professional Standards Scheme was recently approved by Australia’s Professional Standards Council (PSC).

The scheme will also cap liability for ICT professional services […]

29April, 2019

IFIP Launches IFIP SELECT – New IFIP Journal Features Papers for IT Professionals

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IFIP announces the launch of IFIP SELECT, a new IT journal which seeks to improve the distribution and diffusion of some of the excellent research being carried out and presented within IFIP’s various Technical Committees (TCs) and Working Groups (WGs).

Now accessible at ifip.org/select, the new journal will do more than simply gather and (re-)publish excellent […]

29March, 2019

Global ICT Body Calls for Professional Standards in Wake of Boeing Disasters

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IFIP IP3 Wants ICT Practitioners Working with Safety Critical Systems to be Certified
The global professional body for the technology sector has called for minimum professional standards for ICT practitioners working on computer systems where human life might be at risk.

The call – from IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership), the professionalism arm of IFIP (International Federation […]

29March, 2019

Countdown to WSIS 2019

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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, […]

28February, 2019

IFIP Gears Up for WSIS Forum in April

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IFIP and its professional practice arm, IP3, will contribute to international thinking on critical issues relating to Artificial Intelligence and Society when the WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society) Forum convenes in Geneva from 8-12 April 2019.

The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum is a global United Nations (UN) multi-stakeholder platform facilitating the implementation […]

31January, 2019

BCS Warns a ‘No-deal’ Brexit will Damage UK Economy

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BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT has warned the Government that a no-deal Brexit would cause lasting damage to the future of science and innovation in the UK and could undermine the country’s position as a leading digital economy.

The stark prediction came in a report to the House of Commons Select Committee Inquiry: Brexit, Science […]

31January, 2019

Gaining Clarity on Data Transfers in a Post-Brexit World

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An event hosted by the Irish Computer Society (ICS) this week provided clarity about the position on data transfers with the UK in a post-Brexit world.

The Irish Minister for Data Protection, Pat Breen, presented at the National Data Protection Conference, saying that in the wake of recent news, the Government was making plans for […]

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

ACS Invents New Technique to Anonymise Data

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ACS (Australian Computer Society) has developed a new technique to anonymise big data, allowing governments and businesses to more safely share data without compromising the privacy of individuals.

The innovative technique is detailed in a new report Privacy in Data Sharing: A Guide for Business and Government, released last week at the Akolade Australian Data Summit in Sydney.

Comprising numerous formulas, […]