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ISOC rebutja la proposta d’afeblir l’encriptació

The Internet Society, CDT and GPD Reject Time-Worn Argument for Encryption Backdoors Law enforcement officials of the “Five-Eyes” intelligence alliance, plus India and Japan, called on companies to create backdoors to their encrypted devices and services to provide law enforcement with exceptional access. The Global Encryption Coalition Steering Committee issued a joint statement.

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Small grants now available

The Internet Society Foundation have implemented a small grant system on a rolling basis. Any member of a chapter in good standing can apply for one of these grants, as long as a chapter only has 2 small grants at one time. You can more about it here.

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WEBCAST FRI/SAT – 2020 @InternetSociety Middle East Chapters Workshop | 2020 ورشة عمل فصول جمعية الإنترنت في الشرق الأوسط @ISOC_MiddleEast #ISOCVIRTUAL #الانترنت. #GrowInternet #StromgInte

On Friday-Saturday 23-24 October 2020 the Internet Society will host the 2020 Middle East Chapters Workshop online. Experts and members alike will share and learn knowledge in order to improve Internet Accessibility in the MENA region. This will lead to better understanding or assessment of this area’s situation, and the potential for growing the Internet […]

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WEBCAST WEDNESDAY: Cybersecurity: Risks, Progress, and the way forward in Latin America and the Caribbean – A Caribbean focus @CyberSecSIG #BeCyberSmart #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth Kerry-Ann Barrett @OAS_Cyber @noaharper @UNOPS

On Wednesday October 21 2020 at 11:00 EDT (14:00 UTC) the Internet Society Cybersecurity Special Interest Group (CyberSecSIG) hosts the 6th Webinar in the Global Cyber Forum series, as part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, with the theme ‘Cybersecurity: Risks, Progress, and the way forward in Latin America and the Caribbean- A Caribbean focus‘. SPEAKERKerry-Ann Barrett […]

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WEBCAST OCT 28: For, With, and By the Community | Pour, avec et par la communauté #VirtualCNAfricaSummit2020 #CommunityNetworks @internetsociety @APC_News @ISOC_Africa @ISOC_Community @ISOC_Foundation #switchiton #GrowInternet @tz_CNA @jaberamatogoro @ZenzeleniNet @achom_lillian @AccessPluss

On Wednesday 28 October 2020 at 12:00-13:30 UTC the Internet Society (ISOC) and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) present the second session in the 5th (Virtual) Summit on Community Networks in Africa with the theme ‘For, With, and By the Community‘. Effective engagement of communities is critical for the success of community networks. This […]

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Webinar 23 de Octubre de 2020 | Perspectivas de un entorno propicio para la adopción de IPv6

El Internet Protocol (IP) facilita el intercambio de datos entre redes y establece el esquema de numeración y recursos de direccionamiento necesario para conectar los dispositivos a Internet, en otras palabras, hace posible conectar dispositivos en Internet, identificándolos con una dirección unívoca. El protocolo de Internet IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) surge de la necesidad […]

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Internet in a box

We’ll be putting valuable information here on do’s and don’ts related to IIAB as well as commonly found problems Additional Resources: Frequently Asked Questions: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/IIAB/FAQ Setup your own SD card: https://github.com/iiab/iiab/wiki/IIAB-Installation

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מידע טכני

מערכת רשם-מרשם היא מערכת טרנזאקציות מבוססת XML. התקשורת עם המרשם נעשית באמצעות ממשק מאובטח מבוסס HTTPS, המערכת עושה שימוש בעקרונות, אובייקטים וטרמינולוגיה של משפחת פרוטוקולי ה- EPP, אם כי איננה יישום EPP מלא.   הרשמים נדרשים ליצור יישום צד-לקוח למערכת. איגוד האינטרנט אינו מספק יישום זה. לשם כך עומדת לרשות הרשמים סביבת בדיקה (test-bed), וכתנאי להסמכתם, […]

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WEBCAST TODAY: Inclusive Cyber Policymaking / Involving Stakeholders in Cyber Policy Development @CyberSecSIG #BeCyberSmart #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth #mwcert @danischni @ParadigmHQ @C3SA_UCT @cipesaug @kenamanfo @acdro2 @MOICI_Gambia #Cybersecurity

Today, October 20 2020 at 09:00 EDT (13:00 UTC) the Internet Society Cybersecurity Special Interest Group (CyberSecSIG) hosts the 5th Webinar in the Global Cyber Forum series, as part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, with the theme ‘Inclusive Cyber Policymaking / Involving Stakeholders in Cyber Policy Development‘. SPEAKERS:Adeboye Adegoke, Senior Program Manager, Paradigm Initiative, NigeriaNthabiseng Pule, […]

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India’s Internet Anniversary

August marked the 25th anniversary of commercial Internet services making their debut in India.  Among the key people facilitating Internet access was Srinivasan Ramani, a 2014 Internet Hall of Fame inductee. In the early 1980s, Ramani proposed and helped develop an academic network that started with email exchanges and the development of TCP/IP protocols between some […]

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La Semana en Internet News: Siete países repiten la llamada a la atención sobre el cifrado «de puertas traseras»

Aquí vamos de nuevo: Siete países, incluyendo los EE.UU., el Reino Unido, Japón y la India, están presionando de nuevo a las empresas de tecnología para proporcionar puertas traseras de encriptación para la aplicación de la ley, informa The Verge. La nueva declaración internacional dice que la encriptación plantea «importantes desafíos a la seguridad pública». […]

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How does ingress filtering stand up to DoS attacks?

By Hiba Eltigani, MANRS fellow Denial of Service (DoS) attacks have been a common feature of the Internet since its early days. What makes this kind of attack so persistently disruptive, and what can we do to stop them? While not watertight, ingress filtering can provide a sustainable solution – if we’re all willing to […]

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IPNSIG Roadmap and Working Groups

With inputs from the Board, our Chairman, Kaneko, has developed a long term roadmap document for IPNSIG. He has laid out an exciting (and challenging) strategic vision for InterPlanetary Networking and IPNSIG’s role in realizing that dream. The IPNSIG Roadmap document (“Creating a Sustainable IPN”) can be accessed Here. As announced earlier, the SIG will be […]

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The ICT twist with COVID-19

The Kingdom of Tonga, along with neighbouring Pacific Island countries, are dealing with the impacts caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic. Every sector has been affected including IT. The Government of Tonga is struggling to protect the health and well-being of citizens while providing a stable and safe environment for its citizens as the pandemic […]

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The Week in Internet News: Seven Countries Repeat Calls for Encryption Backdoors

Here we go again: Seven countries, including the U.S., U.K., Japan, and India, are again pushing tech companies to provide encryption backdoors for law enforcement, The Verge reports. The new international statement says encryption poses “significant challenges to public safety.” The U.S. and allies have long pushed for backdoors, even as security advocates have warned […]

Internet Society: Somalia Chapter

Chapterthon- Covid19, Data Protection and Online Privacy

We have now completed the Chapterthon activities, here is a brief highlight Also please stay tuned for the content developed and shared on getting right information about Covid19, Data Protection and Online Privacy. Chapter members will be emailed and you are all invited to the weekly zoom meetings. Watch the video here https://som-isoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Somalia01.mp4 The post […]

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איך הרשתות החברתיות משפיעות על העמדה הפוליטית שלנו?

פרופ’ קרין נהון בשיחה הרשתות החברתיות הן התופעה המקוונת הבולטת ביותר בעשור האחרון: פייסבוק, טוויטר, יוטיוב, אינסטגרם, טיקטוק – כולן הפכו למדיום המרכזי באמצעותו אנחנו מקבלים מידע ומשתפים מידע. הרשתות החברתיות מאפשרות לנו לבטא את את עצמנו, אבל הן גם משפיעות על התודעה שלנו. כיצד זה קורה? עד כמה פייק ניוז נפוץ ומשפיע על העמדות […]

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Hoe komen algoritmes, een stoffig museum, en innovatie samen?

Het museum dat niet wil beleren, maar wil activeren Door Camilla Nieman, Community Manager ISOC NL Leestijd 8 minuten Ansichtkaarten van het Algoritmisch Historisch Museum. Foto: SETUP. Dit jaar ging de Eervolle Vermelding van de ISOC NL Innovatie Award naar het Algoritmisch Historisch Museum, een van de projecten van medialab SETUP. Het gaat hier om […]

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האם לאזרחי ישראל יש כלים להתמודד עם איומי סייבר?

בועז דולב, מנכ”ל קלירסקיי, בשיחה האם ישראל היא מעצמת סייבר או שזה סיפור שאנחנו מספרים לעצמנו? חולשות אבטחה באתרים, בשירותי רשת ובאפליקציות הופכים להיות נפוצים יותר ככל שהחיים הדיגיטליים מתפתחים ויותר מידע עובר לרשת. המדינה משקיעה משאבים רבים בקידום הגנת הסייבר לממשלה ולתאגידים, אבל מה קורה כאשר האזרח הפשוט או בעל עסק קטן נתקל בפשיעת […]

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WEBCAST TODAY: Silicon Harlem Next Gen Tech Virtual Summit – Advancing Humanity

On Friday October 16 2020 Silicon Harlem will hold the 7th Annual Next Gen Tech Conference online. This year’s ‘Virtual Summit’ theme is “Advancing Humanity”. Innovation must be focused on the humanistic applications of the advanced technologies emerging around the world. LIVESTREAM https://livestream.com/internetsociety/ah2020 AGENDA https://silicon-harlem-virtual-summit.eventcreate.com/ PARTICIPATE VIA ZOOM https://bit.ly/31euFjs TWITTER @SiliconHarlem #ah2020 SIMULCASTShttps://www.pscp.tv/ISOC_Live/https://www.twitch.tv/isoclivehttps://www.facebook.com/siliconharlem/live/ (AI Captions)https://www.facebook.com/isocny/live/ […]

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WEBCAST TODAY: @SiliconHarlem Next Gen Tech Virtual Summit – Advancing Humanity #AH2020

On Friday October 16 2020 Silicon Harlem will hold the 7th Annual Next Gen Tech Conference online. This year’s ‘Virtual Summit’ theme is “Advancing Humanity”. Innovation must be focused on the humanistic applications of the advanced technologies emerging around the world. LIVESTREAM https://livestream.com/internetsociety/ah2020 AGENDA https://silicon-harlem-virtual-summit.eventcreate.com/ PARTICIPATE VIA ZOOM https://bit.ly/31euFjs TWITTER @SiliconHarlem #ah2020 SIMULCASTShttps://www.pscp.tv/ISOC_Live/https://www.twitch.tv/isoclivehttps://www.facebook.com/siliconharlem/live/ (AI Captions)https://www.facebook.com/isocny/live/ […]

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Major ANZ operators at risk of traffic hijack as they lag on RPKI

This article originally appeared on CommsDay, which has kindly let us republish it. Major operators in Australia and New Zealand are at risk of having their traffic hijacked because they are yet to deploy Resource Public Key Infrastructure — the specialized framework designed to secure the Internet’s routing system. Research by Internet Society Technical Engagement […]

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WEBCAST TODAY: Why National #Cybersecurity Awareness Programmes Often Fail? @CyberSecSIG @EvaNagyfejeo @EnricoCalandro @C3SA_UCT #BeCyberSmart #CybersecurityAwarenessMonth #CyberAware

Today, October 15 2020 at 12:00 EDT (16:00 UTC) The Internet Society Cybersecurity Special Interest Group (CyberSecSIG) hosts ‘Why National Cybersecurity Awareness Programmes often Fail‘. This, the 4th Webinar in the Global Cyber Forum series, as part of Cyber Security Awareness Month, will be presented by Dr Eva Nagyfejeo of the Global Cyber Security Capacity […]

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WEBCAST TODAY: Africa Internet Resilience #7 – Digital Solutions for Health Services and the Medical Industry during the COVID-19 Pandemic | «Solutions numériques pour les systèmes de santé et le secteur médical durant le COVID-19» #AfricanInternetResilience #Digitalhealth @ISOC_Africa @_AfricanUnion @internetsociety @AFRINIC @WHOAFRO @AfricaCDC @Huawei #COVID-19

On Thursday October 15 2020 at 10:00 UTC the African Union Commission (AU) and the Internet Society (ISOC), in collaboration with Huawei, present a webinar ‘Digital Solutions for Health Services and the Medical Industry during the COVID-19 Pandemic‘. This, the seventh and last webinar of the African Internet Resilience series, will explore how Africa can […]