Archive for September, 2019

Pacific Women in ICT – Telecommunication Regulator Dalsie Baniala

September 25th, 2019 by

Ms. Dalsie Green Baniala is currently employed by the Government of Palau as Palau’s Telecommunications Regulatory Advisor working very closely with the assigned team in the Pristine Paradise, Republic of Palau.  Ms. Baniala’s key function is to establish the Regulatory Bureau for Palau Government and its citizens. Working very closely with the assigned team and Read more…

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The Connected Pacific

September 24th, 2019 by

Jonathan Brewer designs and builds wireless networks for broadband, utilities, public safety, and the Internet of Things throughout the Asia-Pacific region. He has done incredible research in policy development on topics including network interconnectivity, radio spectrum, and universal access in developed and developing markets. Check out the awesome website that he has built which highlights Read more…

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Enabling Environment for Women’s Entrepreneurship

September 24th, 2019 by

Catalyzing Women’s Entrepreneurship – Creating a Gender Responsive Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Women ICT Frontier Initiative 24-25 July Suva, Fiji Fiji recently launched a programme on ‘Catalyzing Women’s Entrepreneurship – Creating a Gender Responsive Entrepreneurial Ecosystem.’ This regional initiative is a 5-year programme, funded by the Government of Canada with support from the UN Economic and Social Read more…

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CybersecCon Pacific 2019

September 24th, 2019 by

Report by Elvin Prasad ‘CybersecCon Pacific 2019’ was held in Suva, Fiji on 29 & 30 July, 2019. This regional Cybersecurity event was the first of its kind to be hosted here in Fiji, giving an insight about Cybersecurity in the Pacific region, global security trends, threat prevention and management, incident response, ICT infrastructure protection, Read more…

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Pacific Islands Cyber Capacity Building Engagement – Strategic Cyber Planning and Implementation’ Conference

September 24th, 2019 by

Report by Elvin Prasad The ‘Pacific Islands Cyber Capacity Building Engagement – Strategic Cyber Planning and Implementation’ Conference was recently hosted in Nadi, Fiji on 19 & 20 August, 2019. The 2-day conference was held at Sheraton Fiji Resort, with the aim to build Cyber capacity for Pacific member countries, assist with the development of Read more…

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NZ provides $10 million to help Pacific countries lift cybersecurity capability

September 17th, 2019 by

Source: CIO from IDG click the link to read as originally published. New Zealand will provide $10 million over five years to support Pacific countries as they develop national cybersecurity strategies, secure infrastructure and data, enhance online safety, and implement robust cyber-crime laws across the Pacific. “Building cybercapability in the Pacific is one of the Read more…

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Women in ICT Business Entrepreneur – Shaunalee Katafono

September 16th, 2019 by

Shauna is a Marine Science graduate from the University of the South Pacific. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Marine Science degree in 2014 and a Postgraduate Diploma in Marine Science later in 2018. Before moving to Fiji in November 2016, she worked as a Fisheries Compliance officer in the Offshore section of the Read more…

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APNIC 48 Women in ICT Lunch session summary

September 16th, 2019 by

At each APNIC conference, there is a dedicated session for women in ICT. APNIC48 held in Chiang Mai, Thailand had a Women in ICT lunch session on Thursday 12th September. The session was sponsored by IPv4 Global, about 100 people participated – with a female/male balance of approximately half and half. The session was filmed Read more…

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12 Unitech staff undergo Information Security training from APNIC

September 9th, 2019 by

(extracted from The Papua New Guinea University of Technology Newsflash) Twelve (12) PNG University of Technology staff attended a one week Information Security Workshop at the Lae International Hotel last week. The four day Asia Pacific Network and Information Centre (APNIC) workshop was attended by 35 participants from various companies that looked at various tools Read more…

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2019 FIRST Global Robotic Challenge SMART Sistas Team Vanuatu Sponsorship letter

September 4th, 2019 by

The SMART Sistas has been representing Team Vanuatu to take part in the First Global Robotic Challenge since 2017. This year 2019, the SMART Sistas Vanuatu Team are eagerly preparing for the 2019 FIRST Global Robotic Challenge to take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on October 24 – 27, 2019 at the Coca-Cola Arena. Read more…

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Featuring Selu Kauvaka – Woman in ICT Tonga

September 3rd, 2019 by

My name is Seluvaia Kauvaka, at 33 years of age, I am a woman in ICT in Tonga and this is my story I am currently the Senior System Analyst at the Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications and CERT. (MEIDECC) under the Information Department of Tonga.  I started my career working Read more…

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