Cyber Security Twitter Chat On October 18

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

October is Cyber Security Month. And to mark the month, the Data Processing Department of the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology will host a Twitter Chat to discuss cyber security, tomorrow, Thursday, October 18, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Persons interested in listening to this discussion may use the hashtag #CyberChatBB. Panellists will include Forensic Investigator, François …

Prime Minister: Only Official Government Emails

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Government’s business should only be conducted on an official email! Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley expressed this view today as she addressed a Dialogue between Ministers and the Committee of Permanent Secretaries and Related Grade, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Ms. Mottley said Government was spending a lot of money to invest in a secure technological platform and it …

Webinars On Cyber Security May 29 & 30

Kathyann Husbands Ministry News

As part of the activities for Cyber Week, May 29 to June 1, the Caribbean Israel Center for Cyber Defense, the Data Processing Department and the Telecommunications Unit will host two free webinars for IT professionals, law enforcement and managers from the private and public sectors. The first webinar, Introduction to Cyber Risk Oversight and Management, will be held on …

Underreporting Of Cyber Attacks Worrying

Nya Phillips Top Stories

With cyber-attacks on the rise across the Caribbean, Chief Executive Officer of the Caribbean Israel Centre for Cyber Defense (CICCD), Andre Thomas, has recommended that authorities in Barbados and the region make provision for enhanced legislation and law enforcement capacity, to counter the issue. He was speaking at a press conference at the Barbados Investment Development Corporation (BIDC) yesterday, to …

Stronger Cyber Security Paramount

Nya Phillips Top Stories

An appeal has gone out to Barbados and the region to strengthen their cyber security, especially in light of the recent introduction of the cyber security legislation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), by the European Union. It came from Business Development Officer at the Caribbean Israel Centre for Cyber Defense (CICCD), Daidre Leacock, during a press conference at the …