Actualités ISOC Monde
- Governments have a key role to play in advancing connectivity in the region
- Many opportunities for countries to collaborate in developing Internet infrastructure
[Geneva, Switzerland] – Reflecting the increasing importance of cross-border collaboration in addressing cybersecurity issues, the Internet Society today announced that it has joined the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC). The goal of this global body is to develop proposals for norms and policy initiatives to improve stability and security in cyberspace.
[Guadalajara, Mexico – 7 December 2016] – At the 11th Internet Governance Forum (IGF), a United Nations-convened conference taking place in Mexico, 6-9 December, the Internet Society urged the global Internet community to redouble its efforts in addressing the wave of unprecedented challenges facing the Internet.
Kathy Brown, President & CEO, provided the following statement at today’s Opening Ceremony at the 11th Internet Governance Forum (IGF), Guadalajara, Mexico.
[London, UK – 23 November 2016] – The Internet Society has today released the findings from its 2016 Global Internet Report in which 59 percent of users admit they would likely not do business with a company which had suffered a data breach. Highlighting the extent of the data breach problem, the report makes key recommendations for building user trust in the online environment, stating that more needs to be done to protect online personal information.
Internet Society Highlights Rapid Internet Growth in Asia-Pacific; Points to Growing Online Security Challenge
[Bangkok, Thailand– 16 November 2016] – The Asia-Pacific region has experienced tremendous Internet growth in the past few years and is now home to the largest population of Internet users in the world. However, this rapid growth in Internet users brings with it a new set of challenges, warns the Internet Society, with security issues and their impact on user trust emerging as the existential threat to the future of the Internet.
Pioneer recognized for three decades of spreading the Internet across Southeast Asia
[Seoul, South Korea -- November 16, 2016]-- The Internet Society today announced that its prestigious Jonathan B. Postel Service Award was presented to Dr. Kanchana Kanchanasut, a leading computer scientist in Thailand and Vice President of Research at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). The award was presented for her pioneering work in establishing the Internet is Southeast Asia and for enabling countless others to spread the Internet across the region.