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Cybersecurity Standards Are Not a Reason to Hit the Snooze Button

Small Business and IoT Safety in the Context of Current Global Events The giant leap in connected device adoption among citizens, institutions, and businesses due to COVID-19 response us indeed unprecedented. As informed by McKinsey, “The levels of working remotely have skyrocketed during lockdowns and are likely to remain higher than pre-crisis levels for some […]

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WEBCAST MAR 23 – NYC School of Data 2024

On Saturday March 23 2024 BetaNYC hosts NYC School of Data 2024 at CUNY School of Law in Queens. This year’s event celebrates the 12th anniversary of the City’s transformative open data law and concludes NYC Open Data Week 2024. NYC School of Data is a community driven conference with a focus on open data, […]

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Welcome the new and returning board members!

The 2023 Nominating Committee (NomCom) is pleased to announce that the membership has accepted our slate of new and returning board members for the 2024-2026 board. Congratulations to our board (members elected and reelected this cycle bolded): Caitlin Doyle (she/her) Jesus Guerrero (they/them) Fatema Kothari (she/her) April Lat (they/them) Gustavo Ortega (he/him) Ron Petty (he/him) […]

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Encryption for Babies Community Beta Read: Read Out

Earlier this month we celebrated Global Encryption Day (October 21st this year) a bit early, tabling in downtown Mountain View. There, we hosted a community beta read of “Encryption for Babies,” handing out temporary tattoos and stickers, and engaging the community in conversations about what encryption means to us all. Thank you to the Global […]

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Board Elections for 2024-26 Term

We’re hosting our annual board elections next month and are opening the call for applications! There are up to 5 seats open, with several current board members running and room for several new faces. Applications can be submitted here by November 10th 2023. Call for Applications The Internet Society engages in a wide range of […]

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ISOC-NY Election 2023-2024 – Final Result

The final result of the  Internet Society Chapter of the Greater New York City Metropolitan Area (ISOC-NY) 2023-2024 Election is as follows: 1. BOARD OF DIRECTORS (BoD) Stuart Reid Danny Glix Dave Burstein Andrea Romaoli Garcia Nayeem Ghori Namra Naseer Phil Davis Doug Frazier Polly Spain Jennie Bourne Greg Shatan Joseph Shraibman Liwayway (Dawn) Arce-Rodriguez […]

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ISOC-NY Election 2023-2024 – Voting Results

The result of the voting in the  Internet Society Chapter of the Greater New York City Metropolitan Area (ISOC-NY) 2023-2024 Election is as follows: 1. BOARD OF DIRECTORS (BoD) Stuart Reid Danny Glix Dave Burstein Andrea Romaoli Garcia Nayeem Ghori Namra Naseer Phil Davis Doug Frazier Polly Spain Jennie Bourne Greg Shatan Joseph Shraibman Liwayway […]

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ISOC-NY Election 2023-2024 – Candidates and Campaign info

CANDIDATES The  slate of candidates for Officer and  Board of Director positions at the  Internet Society Chapter of the Greater New York City Metropolitan Area (ISOC-NY) 2023-2024 Election is as follows: 1. BOARD OF DIRECTORS (BoD) 1. Stuart Reid 2. Danny Glix 3. Dave Burstein 4. Andrea Romaoli Garcia 5. Nayeem Ghori 6. Namra Naseer […]

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Encryption for Babies Community Beta Read

Join us on October 8th, 1-8pm in downtown Mountain View (823 Villa St., Mountain View, CA 94041) for a fun event leading up to Global Encryption Day on October 21st, 2023. Encryption for Babies is a children’s book that lays out the concepts behind encryption in simple language and we’re hoping it will inspire conversations […]

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ISOC-NY Election Announcement and Call for Nominations

The Internet Society Chapter of the Greater New York Metropolitan Area (ISOC-NY) is having an election for the Board of Directors and for Officer positions.   The Officers and Directors will help to guide the future of ISOC-NY. We need you to contribute your energy and ideas by joining ISOC-NY leadership.  The Board and Officers should […]

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2023 NY Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference + Workshops – Register now!

[ISOC-NY is a community partner in this Cybersecurity Awareness Month event – it’s $75 for the conference, $150 for the workshops – great value! Usually sells out, so don’t leave til the last minute. More info: https://infosecurity.nyc/ ] The 2023 NY Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference will be held in-person on October 19th, celebrating our 10th anniversary featuring a keynote by Lisa Plaggemier, Executive Director of the […]

Internet Society: Canada Chapter

Chairman’s report 2023

Tuesday, June 27, 2023 Good afternoon friends and welcome to the 2023 Annual General Meeting. The President will speak shortly and pass on well deserved praise for those who havetoiled for the cause of a free and open Internet. I would be remiss in not mentioning especially Philip Palmer for his many important submissions and […]

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Expressions of Interest for 2023 ISCC Board Nominations

SAVE THE DATE Submissions Due: Wednesday, May 31, 2023 (Close of Business)Annual General Meeting: Tuesday, June 27, 2023 (3:004:00 pm ET) The role of the Board of Directors (“Board”) of the Internet Society – Canada Chapter (“ISCC”) is to provide strategic direction and oversight to help guide ISCC as it fulfills its mandate to be a recognized thought […]

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Canada risks losing out to global competitors if it fails to lift its AI adoption rates, warn AI policy expertsCanada risks losing out to global competitors if it fails to lift its 

ICYMI: Recap on our recent AI policy event & take-aways from global AI policy experts If you weren’t able to join us for the recent AI policy event in Ottawa, “Stepping up to the plate: is Canada ready for what’s coming in AI?,” read the recap on what our expert panelists said about creating AI […]

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WEBCAST APR 22 – BSidesNYC 2023

On Saturday 22 April 2023 the BSidesNYC Conference will convene at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in NYC. BSidesNYC is an Information / Security conference that is 100% volunteer organized. The event’s primary track will be livestreamed by the Internet Society New York Chapter. *ALL TIMES EDT = UTC-4 ** 09:00 Opening Remarks […]

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ISOC-NY TV – Weds 2pm @mnn59 – Moving NYC Department of Sanitation – Managed Waste Through and Out of NYC #opendataweek #opendata #ODW2023 #NYC #BetaNYC #OTI #NYCAnalytics @NYCSanitation

On Wednesday April 12 2023 the ISOC-NY TV show features a session from NYC Open Data Week on March 16 2023. DSNY staffers Marni Aaron, Adam Conanan, Sarah Dolinar, and Jen McDonnell delineate what’s involved in taking the crap out of NYC, including high-tech solutions, and long-term public and private partnerships. What: ISOC-NY TV – […]

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WEBCAST MAR 31 – NARALO/ISOC-NY Universal Acceptance Day

On Friday March 31 2023 from 12:00-15:00 EDT (16:00-19:00 UTC) ICANN’s North America At-Large Regional Organization (NARALO) and the Internet Society New York Chapter (ISOC-NY) will host NARALO/ISOC-NY Universal Acceptance Day at the Chrysler Building in NYC. This event is part of UA Day, rallying local, regional, and global communities and organizations to spread Universal […]

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Canada risks losing out to global competitors if it fails to lift its AI adoption rates, warn AI policy experts

Balancing AI’s risks and benefits is key to realizing Canada’s potential (March 29, 2023 – OTTAWA) Today, the Internet Society Canada Chapter (ISCC) convened global experts on artificial intelligence (AI) policy to discuss the many opportunities and challenges that Canada is facing regarding AI adoption, as well as the types of policies that will be […]

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ISOC-NY TV – Weds 2pm @mnn59 – Achieving Digital Equity: Filling In The Adoption Gaps @sotn #sotn2023 #digitalequity #digitalinclusion #InternetforEveryone

On Wednesday March 15 2023 the ISOC-NY TV show featuresa session from the State of the Net Conference on March 6 2023. A panel of experts examine solutions to the persistent national digital divide. SPEAKERS Katie Spiker, Managing Director of Government Affairs, National Skills Coalition Deborah Lathen, President, Lathen Consulting LLC Annette Taylor, Director, Digital […]