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Internet Society hosts the 8th African Peering Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) bringing peers together to promote a thriving Internet ecosystem in Africa

Mar, 22/08/2017 - 11:24
Language English Date: Tue, 08/22/2017

Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire-- 22 August, 2017 – The Internet Society today kicked off the 8th African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF). The conference, taking place in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire from 22-24 August, seeks to expand Internet infrastructure and services across Africa by bringing together key players to address the opportunities in interconnection, peering, and traffic exchange on the continent.

Cyber Security tops the list of concerns for Internet users in Asia-Pacific

Mer, 26/07/2017 - 09:58
Language English Date: Wed, 07/26/2017

Internet Society survey highlights a wide range of online fears

[Singapore, 26 July 2017] – The Internet Society today released the findings from its annual Survey on Internet Policy Issues in Asia-Pacific. The findings show that cyber security is now the top concern for Internet users in the region, followed by access, data protection, connectivity and privacy. The concerns brought to light by the survey highlight the fears people now have when going online.

Internet Society and Commission of the African Union launch Internet Infrastructure Security Guidelines for Africa

Mar, 30/05/2017 - 09:04
Language English Date: Tue, 05/30/2017

NAIROBI Kenya, 30 May, 2017 – The Internet Society and the African Union Commission today unveiled a new set of Internet Infrastructure Security Guidelines for Africa during the African Internet Summit, taking place in Nairobi 30 May- 2 June.  The guidelines will help Africa create a more secure Internet infrastructure and are set to change the way African Union States approach cyber security preparedness. 

Connected Learning Key to Improving Education in Africa, says Internet Society Study

Lun, 08/05/2017 - 10:10
Language English Date: Mon, 05/08/2017

Report presented at conference bringing together Internet and Development organizations from throughout Africa

[Kigali, Rwanda– 8 May 2017] – Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and the Internet in particular, can have a transformative effect on education in Africa, says a report launched today by the Internet Society.