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beSafeMoris Mobile application on Covid-19 launched

Date:March 26, 2020|Domain:ICT--Health

GIS - 26 March, 2020: A mobile application on Covid-19, beSafeMoris, was launched, today, by the Minister of Information Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Deepak Balgobin. The objective is to create awareness for a safer Mauritius through


National Cybersecurity Strategy: increasing capacity and resilience

National Cybersecurity Strategy: increasing capacity and resilience
Date:March 03, 2020|Domain:ICT

​GIS - 03 March, 2020: A two-day seminar on National Cybersecurity Strategy aiming to assist Mauritius in building capacity in different areas of cybersecurity and increasing resilience, and developing national cyber security strategies, opened, tod


Cybersecurity: Children with special needs informed of internet threats

Cybersecurity: Children with special needs informed of internet threats
Date:February 20, 2020|Domain:ICT--Social Security

GIS - 20 February, 2020: A workshop aiming at raising awareness of children with special needs on internet safety was held yesterday at the Quartier Militaire State Secondary School. This initiative of the Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauriti


Safer Internet Day 2020 discusses latest technology trends and online threats

Safer Internet Day 2020 discusses latest technology trends and online threats
Date:February 12, 2020|Domain:ICT

GIS –  12 February, 2020: Safer Internet Day 2020, under the theme Together for a Better Internet, is being marked, today, at Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Tower, Ebène, with the holding of a workshop to discuss the latest technology trends around the w


Conference to assess implementation of Data Protection Act 2017

Conference to assess implementation of Data Protection Act 2017
Date:January 16, 2020|Domain:ICT

GIS– 16 January, 2020: A one-day conference on the theme “Data Protection Today – Breaking the Iceberg”, and regrouping more than 350 participants, kicked off this morning, at Intercontinental Hotel, in Balaclava. The Minister of Technology, Communi


National Multi Hazard Emergency Alert System to go live in April 2020

National Multi Hazard Emergency Alert System to go live in April 2020
Date:December 17, 2019|Domain:ICT--Environment

GIS – 17 December, 2019: A National Multi Hazard Emergency Alert System (NMH-EAS), which will allow people to receive relevant and timely information in a systematic way prior to a disaster in order to make informed decisions and take actions, is ex


Campaign to encourage citizens to be environmentally conscious

Campaign to encourage citizens to be environmentally conscious
Date:December 05, 2019|Domain:Environment--Fisheries--ICT

​ GIS – 05 December 2019: A Pre-Festive Clean up campaign to encourage Mauritians, during this festive season, to act as responsible and environmentally conscious citizens was launched, this morning, at Belle Mare public beach. The launching was fol


InnovTech 2019 with focus on innovation opens

InnovTech 2019 with focus on innovation opens
Date:September 19, 2019|Domain:ICT

GIS - 19 September, 2019: The first edition of InnovTech 2019, previously known as Infotech, which has been reconceptualised with focus on innovation and also the largest yearly ICT event in the Indian Ocean, opened yesterday at the Swami Vivekanand


Prime Minister reiterates Government’s commitment to boost ICT sector

Prime Minister reiterates Government’s commitment to boost ICT sector
Date:September 19, 2019|Domain:ICT--Business & Industry--Economy & Finance

GIS - 19 September, 2019: Over the last years, Government has strived to boost the ICT sector and has come forward with concrete measures that has triggered the expansion of the industry and also helped in bridging the digital divide while encouragi


International seminar focuses on challenges of disruptive technologies

International seminar focuses on challenges of disruptive technologies
Date:August 21, 2019|Domain:ICT--Business & Industry--Education & Training--International Relations

GIS - 21 August, 2019: An international seminar on the theme “Disruptive Technologies – Shaping the future of Innovations” aiming to highlight the presence of disruptive technologies in our daily lives and the way they are significantly influencing