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26February, 2021

IFIP WG 9.10 Members Win International Cyber Security Competition

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Three members of IFIP Working Group 9.10 (ICT Uses in Peace and War) were part of a team that won the Strategy and Policy track of the Global Cyberpeace Challenge 2.0. The team comprised Dr Brett van Niekerk, Dr Trishana Ramluckan, Mrs Noëlle van der Waag-Cowling, and a master’s candidate.

The team was multi-disciplinary, with Dr […]

26February, 2021

IITPSA Says Failure to Patch and Update Software a Noteworthy Fail

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ICT professionals, security and governance teams have a duty of care to ensure that the systems people depend on are properly patched and updated, and failure to do so might be seen as a failure of both ethics and internal controls.

So says the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA), which was responding to […]

30January, 2021

IFIP Launches Global Code of Ethics for ICT Sector

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Code Sets New Standards for Ethical and Professional Conduct by ICT Practitioners

IFIP, the global professional body for people working in the ICT sector, has announced the launch of its new Code of Ethics and Professional Practice.

IFIP President, Professor Mike Hinchey, said the new Code of Ethics provides a much-needed global standard for the fast-moving technology […]

29January, 2021

IFIP Joint Working Conference 2020 held online

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A Joint Working Conference of IFIP Working Groups 8.2, 9.1 and 9.4 was successfully organised in an online mode from 10-11 December 2020.

The conference took the theme, “The future of digital work: The challenge of inequality”, garnering enthusiastic participation from 108 scholars across 29 countries.

Twenty-two papers were presented in eight presentation sessions and 42 research-in-progress […]

29January, 2021

IFIP WG9.5 “Our Digital Lives” Blog

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In the latest issue of IFIP Working Group 9.5’s blog, Christos Begkos and Katerina Antonopoulou discuss: “Evaluative Practices and Performance Indicators for Digital Platforms”.

Rankings, ratings and reviews permeate digital platforms. They frame what we buy, where we eat, how we travel, how we consume. Their function is simple yet powerful. They streamline complex structures, quantify qualitative traits, […]

28January, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE: IFIP Launches Global Code of Ethics for ICT Sector

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Code Sets New Standards for Ethical and Professional Conduct by ICT Practitioners

Thursday 28 January 2021 – IFIP, the global professional body for people working in the ICT sector, today announced the launch of its new Code of Ethics and Professional Practice.

IFIP President, Professor Mike Hinchey, said the new Code of Ethics provides a much-needed global […]

26November, 2020

IFIP Internet of Things Virtual Conference 2020

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The IFIP International Internet of Things (IoT) Conference is the annual event of IFIP totally dedicated to IoT research, innovations and applications.

While the 3rd IFIP IoT Conference was planned to take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, due to the pandemic situation, it was decided to postpone the physical conference until 2021 and instead organise a […]

29October, 2020

IFIP Announces New Fellows

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IFIP proudly congratulate its newest Fellows – 12 outstanding ICT professionals who were confirmed in their election to the elevated grade by the IFIP General Assembly last month.

IFIP President, Mike Hinchey, said this was only the second cohort of IFIP Fellows to be named.

“Each of these individuals has achieved impressive professional expertise and standing, as […]

30September, 2020

IFIP Adopts New Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

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At the virtual IFIP General Assembly (GA) held on 24th September 2020, the GA enthusiastically adopted a new IFIP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.  

The Code has been adapted from the ACM Code of Ethics published previously, which itself had been through many years of consultation and development with members of IFIP, IEEE and other […]

30July, 2020

IFIP-Sponsored Conference Announces Winner of Best PhD Dissertation in Dependable Computing

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The International Symposium on Dependable Systems and Networks has named Dr Bo Fang from the University of British Columbia, Canada, winner of the 2020 William C Carter Award for the best PhD Dissertation in Dependability.  The Symposium, which was held virtually earlier this month, was jointly sponsored by IFIP and IEEE. 

Established in 1997, the WC […]