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Internet blockade shuts down e-Governance in Kashmir

Online public services fall flat; e-PDS, IT Returns, Khidmat Centres, RTO documentation, e-tendering, healthcare badly affected The Internet shutdown in Kashmir since August 5 has not only devastated the private sector, but also taken a heavy toll on various government services and departments. From the ambitious Electronic Public Distribution System (e-PDS) to filing application forms […]

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Amid .org controversy, Cerf predicts the death of all domains

Kevin Murphy, December 4, 2019, Domain Registries Source http://domainincite.com/ As the debate about the sale by the Internet Society of .org registry PIR to a private equity company passionately continues, one reason put forward to defend the deal doesn’t appear to have been given much attention: it seems ISOC doesn’t have much confidence in the longevity […]

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UN World Data Forum 2020 (UNWDF 2020)

CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS The UN World Data Forum 2020 (UNWDF 2020) will bring together data leaders from diverse stakeholder groups, including national and international statistical systems, academia, business community and civil society, to exchange ideas, showcase innovations, identify solutions, discuss future strategies, and provide mutual learning opportunities on a wide variety of topics organized […]

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IEEE European Public Policy Webinar on Cybersecurity

Tuesday, 17 December 2019 11:00 to 11:45 CET, Central European Time (CET)Duration: 45 minutes The fifth in a series of public policy webinars from the IEEE European Public Policy Committee (EPPC) will focus on the European Union’s approach to Cybersecurity. Building on the Cybersecurity Reform Package of 13 September 2017, the webinar will map out the […]

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Big Brother is watching: Chinese city with 2.6m cameras is world’s most heavily surveilled

Cities around the world are scaling up their use of surveillance cameras and facial recognition systems – but which ones are watching their citizens most closely?Cities is supported by About this content Matthew Keegan Qiu Rui, a policeman in Chongqing, was on duty this summer when he received an alert from a facial recognition system […]

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Good Practices for Security of IoT – Secure Software Development Lifecycle

DownloadPDF document, 2.92 MB Ebook http://online.fliphtml5.com/gnel/mdpa/ This ENISA study introduces good practices for IoT security, with a particular focus on software development guidelines for secure IoT products and services throughout their lifetime. Establishing secure development guidelines across the IoT ecosystem, is a fundamental building block for IoT security. By providing good practices on how to […]

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PRESS RELEASE CREDO GLOBAL LAUNCHES IN BERLIN

PRESS RELEASE CREDO GLOBAL LAUNCHES IN BERLIN Estrel Centre, Berlin, Germany, 27th November 2019 at 4:30pm. Acting Secretary General of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) Fuatai Gisa Purcell gave the keynote address as she officially launched Credo Global. Purcell in her remarks said that “we live in a time of unprecedented crises politically, socially, economically […]

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IGF Daily Brief: Day Four is Out

Our fourth issue of the IGF Daily Brief, summarising yesterday’s discussions, is fresh off the press. Here are some highlights: Internet infrastructure: Community networks, IPv6 and IoT Creating more trustworthy and transparent AI systems Data governance for developing countries Encryption and trust in the Internet Child safety and digital literacy Promoting Internet access and boosting digital skills Read the IGF Daily Brief 4

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Tim Berners-Lee unveils global plan to save the web

Inventor of web calls on governments and firms to safeguard it from abuse and ensure it benefits humanity Ian Sample Science editor @iansample Sir Tim Berners-Lee has launched a global action plan to save the web from political manipulation, fake news, privacy violations and other malign forces that threaten to plunge the world into a “digital dystopia”. The Contract for […]