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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, […]

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

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

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 […]