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23December, 2022

BCS Launches New Film Series: “Net Zero: A Digital Journey”

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The BCS has released a series of films featuring stories from individuals and organisations across the IT industry who are pioneering change. The goal is to ensure that, as society adopts digital solutions to the climate crisis, the IT industry also reduces its own environmental footprint.

The series features comment from industry experts including Rashik Parmar […]

23December, 2022

Developing Python Coding Skills in Primary Schools: A New Challenge

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The first line of England’s National Curriculum for Computing states that the purpose of study is to “equip pupils to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and change the world”. 

In support of this, Lawrence Williams of IFIP Technical Committee 3.4 (Professional and Virtual Education in ICT) has been working on a practical classroom project […]

23December, 2022

Australians Want CEOs Jailed for Cyber Breaches

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The majority of Australians want someone to be held liable when a company suffers a cyber-attack and personal data is breached, according to new research.

Research commissioned by Palo Alto Networks and conducted by Savanta found that 92 per cent of Australians – nine in 10 people surveyed – want an individual to be held responsible […]

23December, 2022

ACM Conferences & Events

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GROUP 2022/23, 8—11 January

The ACM International Conference on Supporting Group Work is a premier yet intimate and welcoming venue for research on computer-supported cooperative work, sociotechnical studies, practice-centered computing, human computer interaction, computer-supported collaborative learning, and related endeavors. GROUP 2022/23 works to integrate new hybrid participation formats and encourage research into broader questions across society […]

29November, 2022

Countdown to ICSDP – 14-15 December 2022

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The International Conference on Security and Data Privacy (ICSDP) is the first conference to be organised under the prestigious banner of IFIP TC12 WG 12.13 – AI for Global Security. 

WG12.13 promotes the security concepts involved in AI and its impacts across many fields, including Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Arts, Commerce, Medicine, etc. This platform has […]

28November, 2022

IFIP Names New Fellows

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At its recent General Assembly in France, IFIP awarded five Fellowships to IFIP members who have served above and beyond the call of duty, distinguishing themselves in their diverse fields of expertise.

Congratulations to K. Rustan M. Leino, Helen Petrie, Hans Jochen Scholl, Li Da Xu and Pamela Zave on achieving this highly prestigious status.

K. Rustan […]

28November, 2022

IFIP TC 12 Collaborates with UNESCO and ITU

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Over the course of this year, IFIP have had several meetings with the representatives of UNESCO that aim to reinforcing the collaboration with them.

Among the various topics discussed, four are strongly related to TC12 – Artificial Intelligence:

AI Ethics – linked with TC12.12 AI Governance, 
UNESCO has invited and IFIP has agreed to assist UNESCO […]

28November, 2022

IFIP VP Keynotes at CSZ Summit 2022

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IFIP Vice President and Chair of the International Professional Practice Partnership (IP3)), Moira de Roche, was invited to speak at the Computer Society of Zimbabwe Summit, held at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. 
The Summit theme was “Rethinking the Future: Leveraging on Emerging Technologies”. It was an impressive event, with many thought-provoking presentations and various opportunities to network […]

28November, 2022

GI Warns Against Digital Currency Drive

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The “Data Protection and IT Security” Working Group of the German Informatics Society (GI) has warmed that moves to drive digital currency and limit cash payments may have implications for privacy, security and freedom.

The European Central Bank (ECB) is pushing ahead with the introduction of a digital euro, testing various approaches and technologies including centralised […]

28November, 2022

CCS Launches Code4Rural Project

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Code4Rural is a project funded by Active Citizens Fund, which aims to strengthen digital skills in rural areas in both the Greek Cypriot (G/C) and Turkish Cypriot (T/C) communities.

Although we live in an age of technology, we often encounter digital illiteracy in Cyprus. To combat it, we need to familiarise young G/C and T/C children […]