The state of Kerala is set to launch a huge digital literacy campaign called ‘I am also digital’ which aims at making the benefits of the state reach the common citizens. This campaign is initiated by the Kerala Literacy Mission and the Kerala State IT Mission under the Department of Information Technology. The drive would ..
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We Think Digital is a global digital literacy program of the technology major Facebook. The program was launched in 2019 with an aim to overcome gender imbalance on the internet space. Recently, Facebook launched ‘We Think Digital’ program in Uttar Pradesh, in association with National Commission for Women (NCW) and Cyber Peace Foundation. The program ..
In what could be a major deterrent for governments looking to promote digital transactions and attempting to store data online, a data breach in a financial firm has led to the loss of personal information of 106 million people in the United States and in Canada. What had happened? The total loss to the financial ..
The ability to anticipate, prepare for, respond to and recover from cyber attacks is known as Cyber Resilience. Cyber resilience is now being increasingly desired by companies, organizations and even governments these days. A cyber resilient government/organization should be able to protect itself against cyber risks, defend against and limit the severity of attacks, and ..
Digital Shakti campaign initiated last year has been now rolled out in 11 states. About the Campaign Digital Shakti campaign is an initiative of the National Commission for Women (NCW) in association with Cyber Peace Foundation and Facebook. The campaign aims to make every woman digitally empowered. Under the campaign, training will be provided to ..
Messaging giant Whatsapp has collaborated with the social arm of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) to pass on the digital literacy training. The main motive behind this partnership is to curb misinformation and the spread of fake news. The project is also mandated under NASSCOM Foundation’s ‘Each One Teach Three’ campaign which ..
The Rajasthan government has signed a MoU with Microsoft to provide free digital training to 9,500 students of 50 government colleges in a year. It will also train 500 faculty members. The objective of this pact is to develop technical education at government colleges, capacity building, increasing digital literacy and improving digital education in Rajasthan. ..
The Tamil Nadu government has tied up with Microsoft to accelerate cloud technology adoption. The partnership aims to reform education sector, build tech capacity and enhance digital literacy across all levels. As a part of the agreement, Microsoft will adopt 7 schools identified by the government and train their teachers and students around building 21st ..