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24December, 2018

Western Nations Accuse China of Espionage

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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, […]

30November, 2018

IFIP President Elected Head of ICS

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IFIP President Mike Hinchey is now also head of the Irish Computer Society (ICS) after its election earlier this month.

Professor Hinchey, who previously served as ICS Vice President and Treasurer, was elected for a one year term with the potential to renew for up to three years. His elevation comes just two months after […]

31October, 2018

ACS Joins World Economic Forum

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ACS, the professional association for Australia’s ICT sector, has joined the World Economic Forum as a member. This is the first time that an ICT professional association has been admitted as a member and demonstrates the importance of the digital economy for Australia’s future.

Olivier Schwab Managing Director, Head of Business Engagement, World Economic Forum welcomed the ACS.

“We […]

1October, 2018

Leon Strous Receives IFIP’s Highest Honour

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IFIP’s immediate past president, Leon Strous, has been recognised with the Isaac Auerbach Award, IFIP’s most prestigious honour.

Established as a living memorial to IFIP’s founding President, the award is presented to an individual whose service to IFIP exemplifies the Auerbach spirit of dedication and generosity.

In addition to serving as IFIP President for six years […]

1October, 2018

IFIP Shines in Poland

By |October 1st, 2018|Events, Home Slider, IFIP, WCC|0 Comments

Nearly 500 people gathered in Poznan, Poland for the World Computer Congress (WCC2018) earlier this month.  

Delegates came from 45 countries around the world, although the vast majority were from across Europe and in particular, hundreds of Poles took advantage of the opportunity afforded by having the event staged in their homeland.

WCC2018 included four keynote […]

1September, 2018

ICT Profession Mourns Brenda Aynsley

By |September 1st, 2018|Home Slider, IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

Tributes have poured in from across the international ICT community after the death earlier this month of Brenda Aynsley, the immediate past chair of IFIP IP3 and a former president of ACS (Australian Computer Society).

A passionate advocate of ICT professionalism, ethics and diversity, Brenda was a Fellow and Honorary Life Member of the ACS and […]

1September, 2018

Countdown to WCC2018

By |September 1st, 2018|Events, Home Slider, IFIP, WCC|0 Comments

Final preparations are underway for the World Computer Congress 2018 (WCC2018), IFIP’s flagship event involving more than a dozen conferences, symposia and workshops in addition to an impressive line-up of invited keynote speakers.

To be held from 17-21 September in Poznan, Poland, WCC2018 brings together some of the world’s foremost authorities in the areas of data […]

31July, 2018

AI4KM Explores AI and Time

By |July 31st, 2018|Events, Home Slider, IFIP|0 Comments

The 6th AI4KM (AI for Knowledge Management) workshop took place at Stockholm during IJCAI-18, bringing together the members of IFIP Working Group 12.6 and those interest in their endeavours.

The invited talk by Professor Helena Lindskog of Linkoping University was timely. She presented the results of an EU study on the relationship between globalisation and time, […]