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Marci Harris

The Potential Human Cost of Cyber Operations

By the International Committee of the Red Cross This is the first of several articles/essays on the human cost of cyber-operations, most especially offensive activities that may spread to civilian populations, even if unintentionally. It raises questions about collateral damage even to people who are not directly dependent on cyber technology. Moreover, it raises policy

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Health & Security
Marci Harris

NATO Co-sponsors Groundbreaking Inaugural Cyber Crisis Simulation Exercise at GLOBSEC Bratislava 2019 Forum

By Organising Transatlantic Steering Committee: Keerthika M. Subramanian, Esq, Nadja EL Fertasi, Kristen M. Laughlin, and David A. Bray, PhD Digital transformation is redefining the geopolitical security landscape at an unprecedented pace. By 2030, the number of sensors and devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to increase from 21 billion in

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Policy & Governing
Marci Harris

UN High Level Panel on Digital Cooperation Launches a New Tech Report

By the United Nations Following nine months of consultations with governments, the private sector, civil society, international organisations, academia and technical communities worldwide, the Panel’s report paints a picture of the interconnected nature of digital technology and policy impacts, and makes 5 recommendations for shaping our common digital future. The report explores the ways that

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Diversity & Opportunity
Marci Harris

Dr. David Bray Delivers Distinguished Keynote at the United Nations for the UN Charter Day

For All PCI Community Members  For all PCI members to consider as we move forward together – how can we work both locally within our different regions and countries and globally towards a more People-Centered Internet together? On June 26, PCI’s Executive Director Dr. David Bray provided a distinguished address in the ECOSOC Chambers in New

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Untold Stories – PCI Community Focus on Positive #ChangeAgent Parry Aftab

We are starting a new series focusing on positive “change agents” within PCI. Each newsletter will tell a behind the scenes story of a past or current effort. For our initial launch, community member Parry Aftab provides important and illustrated insights into her efforts that also help advance PCI’s goals. Parry’s community focus is on

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New Book Published with Chapter from PCI’s Dr. David Bray Providing Reflection and Vision for Tomorrow

By the IBM Center for the Business of Government The People-Centered Internet coalition would like to recognize Dr. David Bray, PCI’s Executive Director, for his part in authoring a book chapter published in “Government for the future: reflection and vision for tomorrow’s leaders”. His chapter specifically focuses on near- and longer-term use cases for Artificial Intelligence

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More Than Meets AI

By the Partnership for Public Service Human beings have been interested in intelligent automation as far back as ancient times, when Greeks believed an automated man made of bronze circled around Crete several times a day to protect Europa, the mother of the island’s King Minos, from pirates and invaders. This myth from more than

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Female Network Will Deter Cybersecurity Threats

By Mariah Kenny “I recently participated in a conference on IOT security at the University of Virginia where I met the author of this next contribution, Mariah Kenny. Like many who have been associated with computer science for many decades, I had been concerned that the participation of women in the field had dwindled. It

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An invitation to Help Project Coqui Support the Summer Camp in Puerto Rico

Project Coqui invites friends and family network to sponsor a Summer Camp in Humacao, Puerto Rico, scheduled from 3 to 29 June 2019. The Summer Camp for children from low-income families is organized with the support of a local not-for-profit organization – Instituto Nueva Escuela – and focuses on fun and educational activities that foster

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