Huawei focuses Cyber Security White Paper on global supply chain

Huawei came in for praise by the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) for the June 2016 release of Huawei’s Cyber Security White Paper, focusing on the ICT Industry’s global supply chain security. The paper, ‘The Global Cyber Security Challenge — It is time for real progress in addressing supply chain risks’, can be downloaded here. In […]

Can there be sustainable Caribbean cyber security development?

Above: Government agency representatives share their nations’ experiences having participated in Commonwealth Secretariat’s needs assessment exercises. Left to right; Antoinette Lucas-Andrews (Trinidad & Tobago), Eric Nurse (Grenada), Bennett Thomas (Dominica), Clifford A Bostic (Barbados) and Luxmore Edwards (Antigua and Barbuda). Photo courtesy the Caribbean Telecommunications Union The Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) in conjunction with the […]

Legal complications in trying revenge porn case

Shiva Bissessar weighs in on the legislative aspects of the cybercrime elements in the recent “revenge porn” case. But where is the Trinidad & Tobago, and the wider Caribbean, with respect to updating laws to keep abreast with technological innovation and addressing the threats which they pose via abuses or even condoned usage?  How technology specific […]

OAS salutes Dominican cybersecurity effort

In a report carried on the website Dominica Vibes, Brian Ditto, an official of the Organisation of American States (OAS) gave high marks to the island’s efforts at putting cybersecurity in place. Ditto noted in the story… In this respect, Dominica really is at the forefront of certain cybersecurity efforts and I’m not just talking […]

MATT concerned about Cybercrime bill

The Cyber Crime Bill (2014) that contains provisions to charge journalists and their sources for electronic tip-offs raises deep concerns within the media profession and should be carefully observed by the wider public. Particularly worrisome to MATT are those aspects of the Bill that infringe on journalists’ freedom to gather and report information. The Bill […]

CANTO and ISOC to promote regional Internet education, development

The Caribbean Association of National Telecommunication Organizations (CANTO) and the Internet Society have joined forces to promote Internet development and education programs in the Caribbean region. After years of collaborating on a wide range of programs, including a successful SPAM workshop conducted by the Internet Society at a CANTO event in the Bahamas, this new […]