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Computer Security Day 2012

The National Computer Board/CERT-MU hosted a cyber security conference and an exhibition to showcase the latest Computer Security products on the occasion of Computer Security Day on the 30th November 2012 at the Conference Hall, Cyber Tower 1, Ebčne. The conference targeted IT Professionals, System Administrators, Network & Database Administrators and IT Security Professionals. The aim of the conference was to bring together international and local IT Security Professionals to share their experiences, acquire knowledge and gain an understanding to safeguard their organisation’s most valuable asset-information. The cyber security conference was officially opened by the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Hon. Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum.


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IST-Africa Training Workshops

The National Computer Board in collaboration with IIMC Ireland, organised a 2-day workshop from 15th November to 16th November 2012 on European Union Framework Programme 7 and Living Labs, respectively. The objectives of the workshop were to create awareness on the Framework Programme FP7 and train the Mauritian ICT researchers in preparing ICT research proposals, stimulates the establishment of sustainable Living Labs that will support socio-economic impact by creating a collaborative, co-creation culture and environment in Mauritius. The Hon. Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum, Minister of Information and Communication Technology officially opened the workshop on the 15th November 2012.

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3rd Edition - Directory of ICT Companies in Mauritius 2012

This directory of ICT Companies provides comprehensive information on the Mauritian ICT industry and its operators and is a good tool to market the know-how, product and services of ICT Companies operating in Mauritius. It is also a guide for international outsourcers looking to do business with ICT service providers in Mauritius and potential investors in the ICT sector looking for local partners.

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Directory of ICT Companies in Mauritius 2012


Infotech Rodrigues 2012

The 1st edition of Infotech Rodrigues was held from Saturday 3 to Sunday 4 November 2012 at the Regional Cultural Leisure Centre, Mount Plaisir, Rodrigues.

Some 10,000 people visited the event.

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IPv6 Training - from 29th October to 1st November 2012

The National Computer Board in collaboration with AFRINIC, the African Network Information Centre organised a 4-days training from 29th October to 1st November 2012 on IPv6. The objective of this training was to provide a hands-on exposure to IPv6 implementation including transition techniques and security issues. The training session was attended by IT Professionals, Network Administrators and IT Security Professionals from both public and private sectors. The Hon. Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum, Minister of Information and Communication Technology officially opened the training session on the 29th October 2012.


ICT Skills Development Programme

Government has approved the implementation of the ICT SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (ISDP) which promotes training and work placement initiatives to cater for the increasing demand of manpower in the ICT/BPO industry.

The ICT Skills Development Programme comprises two incentive schemes:
Scheme 1
: Training and Work Placement Scheme
Scheme 2
: Work-Based Learning for University
Students

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Infotech 2012

The 19th edition of Infotech was held from Thursday 13 to Sunday 16 September 2012 at the Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre, Pailles.

Some 98,000 people visited the event. More info…


Windows Phone Apps and Business Plan writing

The National Computer Board in collaboration with Microsoft Indian Ocean Islands and the Embassy of the United States of America is organising training sessions for Windows Phone Apps and Business Plan Writing from 25th to 28th September 2012. Registration is open.

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Green ICT Workshop

The National Computer Board organised a workshop on Green ICT on 23rd July 2012 at the Conference Hall, Cyber Tower 1. The objective of the workshop was to raise awareness on the importance of Green ICT in businesses and provide the participants with the necessary knowledge to implement Green ICT in their organisation. The workshop was officially opened by Hon. Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum, Minister of Information and Communication Technology. Two guidelines were also launched on this occasion namely Guideline for setting up Paperless Office and Guideline on Server Consolidation and Virtualisation

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News & Events
 
Safer Internet Day 2013
Computer Security Day 2012
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The National Computer Board organised a two day training workshops on IST Africa Framework Programme 7 and Living Labs Training Workshops on 15 and 16 November 2012 in cooperation with IIMC Ireland.

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Cyber Caravan activities for week: 18th February 2013 to 23rd February 2013

IC3 @ Coromandel CC from 18th February to 22nd February 2013
ICTA @ St Julien Village on 18th February 2013
ICTA @ Pamplemousses Cite EDC – Arche de Noe on 19th February 2013
ICTA @ Pamplemousses Cite EDC – Arche de Noe on 20th February 2013
ICTA @ Quatre-Soeurs CC on 21st February 2013
ICTA @ Pointe aux Sables (Near CMT Factory) on 22nd February 2013
ICTA @ Pointe aux Sables (Near CMT Factory) on 23rd February 2013
ICTA @ St Julien Village CC on 23rd February 2013
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IST-Africa 2013 conference & exhibition scheduled from 15-17 May 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya. A call for paper is now open. All Papers must be 4,000 - 5,000 words in length & use the IST-Africa Paper Template and be registered on the conference portal by 07 December 2012.

If you need a short extension beyond the deadline of 07 December to finalise your paper, please send an email to secretariat@IST-Africa.org to facilitate this indicating the thematic area of your paper.

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The National Computer Board is the national partner in the IST-Africa Initiative. The main objective of IST-Africa is to promote research cooperation between European and African organizations.

Call 10 and Call 11 are currently opened.

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An explanatory meeting was held with ICT/BPO Operators on the ICT Skills Development Programme (ISDP) on Thursday 4 Oct 2012 at Cyber Tower One, Ebene in the presence of Hon. Tassarajen Pillay Chedumbrum, Minister of Information and Communication Technology.
The ISDP approved by Government promotes training and work placement initiatives to cater for the increasing demand of manpower in the ICT/BPO industry comprises two incentive schemes:-

The Training and Work Placement Scheme
Work-Based Learning for University Students

ICT/BPO Operators/Employers, Unemployed/Jobseekers and University Students can benefit from the programme.

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UIEP Phase II - Advanced Online Courses
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