Professionalism in ICT

29July, 2021

August 15th the Final Day to Nominate for David O’Leary Award

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With just days remaining before the deadline, IFIP’s International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3) is seeking final nominations for the prestigious David O’Leary Award. 

After a year in hiatus, this coveted award is once again up for grabs. IP3 welcomes nominations of individuals or organisations who have demonstrated high levels of ethics and professionalism by:

promoting and […]

30June, 2021

Nominate an Outstanding Professional

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Time is running to nominate highly ethical professionals and organisations for the prestigious David O’Leary Award, offered by IFIP IP3.

The deadline to nominate is 15 August, 2021, with the opportunity to recognise an individual or body that has:

promoted and demonstrated Professionalism (Professional Practice),
worked as an Ethics Evangelist and/or
made strides in fostering diversity […]

25May, 2021

IFIP IP3 Seeks Nominations for David O’Leary Award

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After a year in hiatus, the coveted David O’Leary Award is once again up for grabs and IFIP IP3 is looking for nominations of potential recipients – both individuals and/or organizations.

The award acknowledges an individual or body that has promoted and demonstrated Professionalism (Professional Practice), has worked as an Ethics Evangelist and/or has made strides […]

28April, 2021

IFIP IP3 Talks Professionalism in Cybersecurity at WSIS Forum

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IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership) kicked off its involvement in the 2021 WSIS (World Summit on the Information Society) Forum this month with a moderated panel discussion on professionalism in cybersecurity on 13th April 2021.

The event, entitled: Building Resilience with a Professional Workforce”, was moderated by IP3 Chair, Moira de Roche, with the panel […]

30March, 2021

BCS Warns Digital Vaccine Passports Must Not Put Everyday Rights at Risk

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Creating a portable vaccine proof by adapting an app can be achieved technically – but comes with ethical and data privacy challenges, according to BCS, The UK’s Chartered Institute for IT.

The professional body has warned a situation may result where going to leisure venues around the UK could demand as much ‘linked data’ from us […]

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 […]

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 […]

28August, 2020

ACS launches microCredentials

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ACS (Australian Computer Society) has launched microCredentials which recognise pre-existing knowledge, skills, and experience in cyber security.

MicroCredentials validate achievements against a set of internationally-recognised skills which align to the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA), the most commonly-used ICT competency framework defining the skills required to perform job roles across all aspects of the technology industry.

The Cyber Security microCredentials framework […]

29June, 2020

Top remote worker cyber risks and solutions

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The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) outlines safer online meeting and home network measures

Home-based workers are at increased risk of cyber attack, but there are several measures they can take to reduce risk.

This is according to Bryan Baxter, a corporate IT business development manager and IITPSA KZN chapter committee member, who was […]

27March, 2020

IFIP IP3 Seeks Input to the Global Policy Framework for Responsible AI: Principle 3 – Transparency and Explainability

By |March 27th, 2020|IFIP, Professionalism in ICT|0 Comments

AI and algorithmic decision-making will over time bring significant benefits to many areas of our human endeavours. The proliferation of AI systems imbued with increasingly complex mathematical modelling and machine learning algorithms are being integrated in virtually every sector of the economy and society, to support and in many cases undertake more autonomous decisions and […]