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Joint ISOC & ISOC UK comments for DCMS “Secure by Design: Improving the cyber security of consumer Internet of Things Report”

The Chapter and the Internet Society European Bureau have sent a joint response to the consultation from the DCMS ““Secure by Design: Improving the cyber security of consumer Internet of Things Report”.

The text took form from ISOC’s long standing policy, as well as the discussions that were recently held in our joint event with IETF, the House of Lords and the Digital Policy Alliance (DPA).

Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:34:41 +0300
From: Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond
To: culture.gov.uk

Please be so kind to find attached, the Internet Society’s comments to the consultation on UK DCMS “Secure by Design: Improving the cyber security of consumer Internet of Things Report”.… Read more ...

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Events News Policy

Multi-Sided Trust for Multi-Sided Platforms

Topic

This discussion being held on Thursday, April 12, 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM BST brings together representatives from different sectors to discuss the topic of trust on the Internet. This particular panel will focus on consumer to business trust; how users trust online services that are offered to them. Such services include, but are not limited to, online shopping, social media, online banking and search engines.

Recent developments involving Social Media makes this a particularly hot topic.

Chair

Ansgar Koene – Senior Research Fellow at Horizon Digital Economy Research, University of Nottingham, researching algorithm bias

Panellists

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How do we build trust between engineers and politicians in securing the Internet of Things (IoT)?

Thursday 22 March 2018 at House of Lords, Westminster 14.30

 

The Internet of Things is transforming the way we communicate, relax and do business. But as the number of Internet-enabled devices surges, so do the challenges associated with keeping devices and networks secure. While technologists have been preparing for many years, legislators and policymakers from around the global, are in the midst of looking at certification, awareness raising and potentially legislation to ensure that the rise of IoT will not increase further the risks of cyber-attacks.

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Events Policy

Fake News: annoying symptom or life-threatening disease? replay

The replay of this event held 13th July 2017 is now available.

with thanks to Joly MacFie, Olivier Crépin-Leblond and participants at the event.

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Fake News: annoying symptom or life-threatening disease? Location: The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists 39a Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7JN

The UK Chapter of the Internet Society and Cloudflare, Inc. invite you
to the forthcoming Event:

Fake News: annoying symptom or life-threatening disease?
Location: The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists
39a Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7JN

Date: Thursday 13 July 2017
Time: doors open at 17:30 for an 18:00 start

Fake news has been a buzzword since the US election provoked a debate at
presidential level. But fake news are neither new, nor are they
geographically constrained to the United States.… Read more ...

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Events Policy Project

Webinar on a Policy Framework for an Open and Trusted Internet

(Links to the Recording at the bottom of the page)

In preparation for the European Chapters meeting (22-23 February 2017) we will have a 90 minutes Webinar / Conference call on Tuesday 14 February 2017 from 6pm to collect input from participants about the ways in which ISOC UK can/should engage with the theme of User Trust.

In June 2016 ISOC published a working paper “A policy framework for an open and trusted Internet” outlining the four interrelated dimension to be considered when developing policies for the internet.… Read more ...