An IFIP panel of experts from Working Group 5.15 and the new IFIP Task Force on Climate Change and Digital Technology delivered a thematic workshop on Thursday 20th April as part of the WSÏS Forum. The online event, which explored the topic of on the topic of “IT in Disaster Risk Reduction”, was moderated by […]
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Thank you to the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and President Dr Nick Tate for hosting the IFIP Strategy Day and Board Meeting at the offices of the ACS in Barangaroo in Sydney, Australia on April 13-14. During the Strategy Day on 13th April, ACS President Dr Tate welcomed attendees to Country and IFIP President Anthony […]
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April has been a busy month for IFIP IP3, completing the reaccreditation of two national societies, ACS (Australian Computer Society) and IPSJ (Information Processing Society of Japan). ACS Re-accredited for CP and CT Schemes IP3 Vice Chair Jo Dalvean presented ACS President Nick Tate with reaccreditation certificates for both its Certified Professional (CP) and Certified […]
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Repeat Offenders Should Face Serious Consequences. Don’t do the crime if you can’t do the time. Image: Shutterstock Company directors who oversee repeated and wilful privacy breaches should face the prospect of jail time, ACS, (Australian Computer Society) has said in its submission to the Australian Attorney General Department’s Privacy Act Review Report. Responding to a proposal […]
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ACM has named Yael Tauman Kalai the recipient of the 2022 ACM Prize in Computing for breakthroughs in verifiable delegation of computation and fundamental contributions to cryptography. Kalai’s contributions have helped shape modern cryptographic practices and provided a strong foundation for further advancements. Kalai is a Senior Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and an Adjunct […]
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Weakening encryption of secure messaging apps in online safety legislation will damage public trust in technology, IT professionals have warned. It is vital that End-to-End Encryption – private messaging – is not undermined by scanning of personal communication, said BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. The Online Safety Bill came to the House of Lords […]
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IFIP congratulates Barbara Kaltenbacher on her recent election as a Full Member of the Austrian Academy of Science. A Professor of Applied Analysis at the University of Klagenfurt, Kaltenbacher is an applied mathematician whose research concerns inverse problems, regularization and PDE-constrained optimization, with applications including the mathematical modelling of piezoelectricity and nonlinear acoustics. She is a member of IFIP TC 7 and […]
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While in Europe recently, IFIP President Anthony Wong and General Secretary Anatolii Marushchak met with The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) to discuss future collaborations. IIASA is an international research institute that advances systems analysis and applies its research methods to identify policy solutions to reduce human footprints, enhance the resilience of natural […]
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In the final round of the student competition of the Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V., two teams from the same university took first place for the first time. The two teams from the Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam prevailed in the final against the teams from the Westphalian University of Applied Sciences Gelsenkirchen and the University […]
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David Papworth Receives 2022 ACM Chuck Thacker Breakthrough in Computing Award ACM has named David B. Papworth, formerly of Intel (retired), as the recipient of the 2022 ACM Charles P. “Chuck” Thacker Breakthrough in Computing Award. Papworth is recognised for fundamental groundbreaking contributions to Intel’s P6 out-of-order engine and Very Long Instruction Word (VLIW) processors. […]
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