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May 26, 2017

Theme 2017 - Big Data for Big Impact

​The World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) is an annual event celebrated on 17 May, with the main objective of raising awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide.  17 May marks the anniversary of the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention and the creation of the ITU.Read more

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May 11, 2017

Workshop on Open Source for Enterprises- Licensing ...

​Open source has taken the world by storm and is everywhere. More and more businesses and professionals are embracing it. Driving innovation in technology is increasingly accessible, particularly with the collaborative nature of open source.   The National Computer Board has developed a National Open Source Policy, Strategy and Action Plan in 2015 with the main objective of inculcating a culture of open source at the national level. In this context, the NCB is currently initiating a number of workshops on Open Source, the first for Enterprise which is aimed at one of the major elements of the Open Source business model: its legal environment, including open source licensing, open standards, responsibilities and also procurement.   The N ...

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Computer Security Day 2016
December 07, 2016

Computer Security Day 2016

The Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU) a division of the National Computer Board operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation organised a Cybersecurity conference on the occasion of the Computer Security Day 2016 on 30th November 2016 at the Conference Hall, Cyber Tower 1, Ebene. The objective of the event was to raise awareness and pr...

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Mauritius 2016 FIRST Technical Colloquium
November 28, 2016

Mauritius 2016 FIRST Technica ...

The Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius, a division of the National Computer Board operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology, Communication & Innovation hosted the Forum of Incident Response & Security Teams (FIRST) Technical Colloquium, a three-day event on cybersecurity for the 1st time in Mauritius from 22 – 24th November 2016 at Le Meridien Hotel, Point aux Pim...

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01
Dec
Start Time:Dec 01, 2016|Category: Public

Infotech 2016

1. Background   Since 1995, the National Computer Board (NCB) has been organising Infotech in Mauritius with the aims of creating awareness on emerging technologies, bridging the digital divide and providing a platform for local ICT operators to develop business opportunities with potential technology partners and customers. The NCB has so far organised 22 editions of Infotech. Infotech has gathered momentum over the years to become the largest annual ICT event of Mauritius, drawing a visitor turnout of around 100,000.   Infotech is organised with the objectives to:  Provide information on developments and achievements in the ICT sector;  Create awareness on emerging technologie ...

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05
Aug
Start Time:Aug 05, 2016|Category: Public

Infotech Rodrigues 2016 – 5th Edition

The National Computer Board (NCB) and the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation (MTCI), in collaboration with the Rodrigues Regional Assembly (RRA), have so far organized 4 editions of Infotech Rodrigues. The objectives of the event are to create more awareness on emerging technologies and to bring ICT closer to Rodriguans.   The Event   Venue: Malabar   The Exhibition will be held from 5 to 7 August 2016 and will be open to the public as follows:   • Friday 5 Aug: 09:00 hrs to 15:00 hrs • Saturday 6 Aug : 09:00 hrs to 15:00 hrs • Sunday 7 Aug : 09:00 hrs to 14:00 hrs   Entrance to Infotech Rodrigues is FREE and Free Bus shuttles will be provided on Sunday 7 ...

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22
Apr
Start Time:Apr 22, 2016|Category: Non-Public

Training of Advanced Green IT

The National Computer Board is organising a 3 day workshop on Advanced Green IT from 22nd, 25th and 26th April 2016 at the Ebene Cyber Tower Conference Hall. The main objectives of this workshop are:-   To empower the existing Green IT Professionals in “greening” the ICT environment of their organisations and to develop enterprise green IT and sustainability strategies and policies, and deploy and managing various green initiatives and applications across an enterprise To impart participants with various technical and management skills needed to successfully identify potential areas and opportunities for greening an enterprise IT To equip the existing Green ICT Professionals in addres ...

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19
Apr
Start Time:Apr 19, 2016|Category: Non-Public

Workshop on IOT

The NCB is organising a 3 day workshop on Internet of Things (IoT) from 19th, 20th and 21st April 2016 at the Ebene Cyber Tower Conference Hall. The main objectives of this workshop are:-   To create awareness on several aspects of IoT and to enable them to identify its potential, and look at how they can leverage and benefit from it To enable the participants to understand the emerging technological options, platforms and case studies of IoT implementation in home & city automation (smart homes and cities), Industrial Internet, healthcare, Govt., Mobile Cellular and other areas. The target audience for this workshop is software developers, start-ups, IT Professionals and Policy ...

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04
Apr
Start Time:Apr 04, 2016|Category: Public

Cyberdrill for Africa from 4 - 8 April 2016 in Mauritius

The Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius, a division of the National Computer Board operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology, Communication & Innovation is hosting the 3rd ITU ALERT (Applied Learning for Emergency Response Teams), a five-day regional forum on cyber security for the Africa Region. This event is being organised in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The event will take place from 4th - 8th April 2016 for the first time in Mauritius. Other countries who have benefited from this initiative of the ITU are Zambia and Rwanda where the event was conducted in 2014 and 2015 respectively. OBJECTIVE The objectives of hosti ...

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About NCB

   The National Computer Board (NCB) set up in 1988 is a Government agency
   mandated to spearhead the development of ICT in Mauritius. It is a para-
   statal body administered by a Board of Directors and operates under the
   aegis of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology.
 
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