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Cyber Drill Workshop to build capacity and improve incident responses for critical sectors

Cyber Drill Workshop to build capacity and improve incident responses for critical sectors
Date:April 24, 2019|Domain:ICT

GIS - 24 April, 2019: A three-day Cyber Drill Workshop for critical sectors in Mauritius aiming to assist organisations to plan and build capacity and improve the incident responses of organisations, opened today, at Palms Hotel, Quatre Bornes. The


Second 3D Printing Centre launched at SME Mauritius in Coromandel

Second 3D Printing Centre launched at SME Mauritius in Coromandel
Date:March 29, 2019|Domain:ICT

GIS– 29 March, 2019: A second 3D Printing Centre, a joint initiative of the National Computer Board (NCB) and SME Mauritius, aiming to support a wide range of industries, professions and academia, including SMEs, start-ups, designers and university


Ease of Doing Business: Launching of the National Electronic Licensing System

Ease of Doing Business: Launching of the National Electronic Licensing System
Date:March 29, 2019|Domain:Business & Industry--ICT

GIS – 29 March, 2019: The National Electronic Licensing System (NELS), a key initiative to improve the investment and doing business climate in Mauritius, was launched yesterday at the Caudan Arts Centre, Port Louis.  The Vice-Prime Minister, Minist


5th annual SIL e-Gov conference focuses on artificial intelligence and blockchain

5th annual SIL e-Gov conference focuses on artificial intelligence and blockchain
Date:March 28, 2019|Domain:ICT

GIS - 28 March, 2019: The 5th edition of the annual SIL (State Informatics Ltd) e-Gov conference, aiming to share new technological trends that affect governments around the world with regard to artificial intelligence and blockchain, opened yesterd


ICT plays a pivotal role in providing timely disaster response, states Minister Sawmynaden

ICT plays a pivotal role in providing timely disaster response, states Minister Sawmynaden
Date:March 06, 2019|Domain:ICT

​GIS - 06 March, 2019: Information and Communication Technology (ICT), without a doubt, plays a pivotal role in enabling and providing timely disaster response, management and reconstruction after disasters, as well as in promoting disaster risk red


MRC holds dissemination workshop and launches website on first Mauritian Infrared Satellite

MRC holds dissemination workshop and launches website on first Mauritian Infrared Satellite
Date:March 01, 2019|Domain:ICT

GIS - 01 March, 2019: The first Mauritian Infrared Satellite (MIR-SAT1), a project of the Mauritius Research Council (MRC), will be launched by the end of this year. In this context, the MRC organised a dissemination workshop and launched a website


Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation wins WSIS Champion 2019 in two categories

Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation wins WSIS Champion 2019 in two categories
Date:February 27, 2019|Domain:ICT

GIS - 27 February, 2019: The Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation has won the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Champion 2019 in two categories namely the Category Access to Information and Knowledge and Category ICT app


Mauritius Research Council launches the Mauritius Research Repository

Mauritius Research Council launches the Mauritius Research Repository
Date:February 25, 2019|Domain:ICT

GIS - 25 February, 2019: The Mauritius Research Repository (MRR), an online open access collection of research projects, reports, presentations, publications, scholarly contents, media and other research works related to the Republic of Mauritius or


Government to develop National Spatial Data Infrastructure

Government to develop National Spatial Data Infrastructure
Date:February 20, 2019|Domain:ICT

​Government is moving towards the development of a National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) to host all spatial data with the vast amount of data that grows exponentially each day. The NSDI is a platform for collecting, sharing and disseminating


Mauritius to improve law enforcement against cyber threats and attacks

Mauritius to improve law enforcement against cyber threats and attacks
Date:February 13, 2019|Domain:ICT

GIS - 13 February, 2019: The cyber security landscape of Mauritius has changed vastly with the emergence of new threats to the online environment. Government recognises the gravity of cyber threats and attacks posed by cybercriminals and the necessi