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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 […]

26February, 2021

BCS Initiates Degree Accreditation Review

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The BCS Academy Board for Computing has initiated a review of degree accreditation. Part of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, the Academy Board is responsible for degree accreditation and seeks to ensure that graduates have the skills needed to drive economic recovery and growth across the UK by defining a set of criteria and […]

26February, 2021

CWI Fellow Jos Baeten Receives Royal Decoration

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For his extensive contributions to science, CWI Fellow and former director Jos Baeten has been awarded a Royal decoration. Baeten was appointed Officer in the order of Oranje-Nassau. The awarding took place during the 75th anniversary event of CWI (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI), the national research institute for mathematics and computer science in the […]

26February, 2021

VLSI-SOC 2021

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VLSI-SoC 2021 is the 29th in a series of international conferences which explore the state-of-the-art in the areas of Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) and System-on-Chip (SoC) design.

Sponsored by IFIP Working Group 10.5, IEEE CEDA and IEEE CASS, VLSI-SOC 2021 will take place from 4-8 October 2021 at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University.  The purpose of VLSI-SoC is to provide […]

26February, 2021

ACM Update – February 2021

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ACM Europe Tech Policy Leaders Lend Expertise to European Policy Panels

Leaders of the ACM Europe Technology Policy Committee were featured presenters at two European policy events organised in February by the Science|Business Network (S|B).

ACM Europe TPC Chair Chris Hankin joined six experts from the European Commission, private sector, and academia for a webinar on AI: […]

30January, 2021

Kishor Trivedi Wins IEEE Reliability Society Lifetime Achievement Award

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Kishor Trivedi, a long-serving member of IFIP WG 10.4 and the Hudson Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University, has been awarded the IEEE Reliability Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

One of the highest tributes that a society of the IEEE can bestow, the award recognises Trivedi’s “sustained contributions to the methods, tools and […]

23December, 2020

Age Discrimination Rife in Tech Sector

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A new report has found age discrimination is rife in the tech sector. More than a third of all IT workers in Australia have faced some form of discrimination, with unfair treatment over age topping the list.

Global payroll and HR firm ADP conducted a survey of just under 2,000 Australians, finding that IT was among […]

23December, 2020

ICS a Founding Partner of European Software Skills Alliance

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With 52 per cent of workers in Europe in need of reskilling, DIGITALEUROPE and an alliance of 26 software partners has launched the European Software Skills Alliance (ESSA), bringing together key industry and education stakeholders to help bridge the skills gap.

ICS (Irish Computer Society) is proud to be a founding partner of ESSA, collaborating on […]

23December, 2020

2021 ACS Indigenous Scholarship Prize Awarded

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The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has awarded its 2021 ACS Indigenous Scholarship to Warren Faulkner, the second year in a row he has won the prize.

Awarded annually by Charles Darwin University, the scholarship supports and showcases indigenous achievement in Information Technology courses, and was first awarded in 2018.

“I’m very honoured and consider myself extremely fortunate […]

23December, 2020

KNVI Releases Two New Books for Free Download

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New Publications Focus on AI and Blockchain

The Royal Dutch Association of Computer and Information Professionals (Koninklijke Nederlandse Vereniging van Informatieprofessionals, KNVI) has made two unique books available for free under Creative Commons licence.
Multidisciplinary Artificial Intelligence
Edited by Natascha van Duuren & Victor de Pous

While Tesla Motors CEO, Elon Musk, expects increasingly intelligent computers to overtake humans […]