Cyber safety is everyone’s responsibility

Posted on September 3, 2021September 3, 2021Categories Latest News

Cyber safety is everyone’s responsibility The  Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is committed to ensuring that all users of internet are being protected from cyber harassment, and ensuring that  it is user friendly, especially among  younger generations.  The department’s Executive Manager for Digital Government and Shared Services.  Robertson Asari, while speaking on NBC’s Talkback show this morning, said, “the government is going through  the digital transformation process which  the department is heading,  and we are more vocal on … Continue reading “Cyber safety is everyone’s responsibility”

DICT Officers took part in the Sleeves up vaccination campaign at VC

Posted on July 26, 2021Categories Latest News

A few staff of the Department of Information and Communications Technology received their first dose of  the Astra Zeneca   vaccine today (Saturday  24  July 2021), during the Sleeves up  Campaign  organised by the National Control Centre, at the Amphitheatre Vision City Mega Mall in Port Moresby. Amongst them were few media personnel and public in general bringing the total vaccination of the day up to over 200 within six hours from 8am to 2pm. Advisor Digital Delivery Mr Jack Tomon … Continue reading “DICT Officers took part in the Sleeves up vaccination campaign at VC”

DICT PAVING WAY FORWARD FOR ICT IN INTER AGENCY COLLABORATION

Posted on July 21, 2021July 21, 2021Categories Latest News

Papua New Guinea hosted the first ever Inaugural Virtual National ICT Sector Coordinating Committee meeting on Tuesday the 20th of July 2021. The Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT), as the lead agency, facilitated the meeting to a good turn out of more than ninety (90) participants which included Departmental Heads and other Heads of other Public Authorities. DICT aims to facilitate this transformation journey starting with transformation of government service delivery on a whole- of- Government basis. The … Continue reading “DICT PAVING WAY FORWARD FOR ICT IN INTER AGENCY COLLABORATION”

Lead agencies sign MOU to participate in Dubai World Expo 2020

Posted on July 13, 2021July 13, 2021Categories Latest News

Three leading heads of  government agencies  recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to spearhead the participation and  promotion of    Papua New Guinea during the  Dubai world  exposition, which runs between October 1, 2021 to Marcy 2022. They  were,  Secretary of the  Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), Steven Matainaho; Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT), Elias Wohengu; Chief Executive Officer of the  Tourism Promotion Authority (TPA) , Eric Mossman and  Managing Director of Investment Promotion Authority … Continue reading “Lead agencies sign MOU to participate in Dubai World Expo 2020”

Marape: NO Rush , PNG Wants best for Bougainville

Posted on July 7, 2021July 7, 2021Categories Latest News

The Government  is set to  focus on Constitutional and Parliamentary processes on Bougainville’s Self – Determination and cannot  put the  country’s future  at stake. Prime Minister Hon. James  Marape, when addressing   the Joint Supervisory Body meeting resolution in Wabag on Tuesday  6   July 2021, said, although President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville , Hon. Ismael Toroama and the people of Bougainville are pushing for Independence to be in 2027, consultation is still in progress and must not be rushed. … Continue reading “Marape: NO Rush , PNG Wants best for Bougainville”

ICT Plays a Key Role in Delivering RAMM

Posted on July 1, 2021Categories Latest News

ICT is a platform that is key to the new normal for conducting business during this time of COVID. Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Hon. William Samb was excited upon delivering the first ever Regional Aviation Ministers Meeting Virtually as Host in Port Moresby today the 30th of June, 2021. Minister Samb said for the first time the highest-level policy makers have met to discuss and decide on a strategy for managing future safety and air navigation enhancements for the … Continue reading “ICT Plays a Key Role in Delivering RAMM”

Cybersecurity shared services for government and public authorities

Posted on June 30, 2021Categories Latest News

In collaboration with the Office of Security Coordination & Assessment (OSCA) and through partnership with relevant stakeholders, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) through NEC Decision No: 252/2020, is now responsible for implementing digital government, shared services and operationalising cyber-security measures in public service and the broader industry. In this new digital economy, there has been an increase in Government data being stored and transferred online via storage and communication systems such as email and therefore the department … Continue reading “Cybersecurity shared services for government and public authorities”

PNG to participate in the World Expo 2020 in Dubai

Posted on June 29, 2021Categories Latest News

The Department of Information and Communication Technology is among PNG’s  National Coordination Team, led by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade,  that is  preparing for  the country’s participation at the  World Expo 2021  in Dubai. The  World Expo 2021, with the theme, “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” will be held between October 1, 2021 and 31 March 2022, in Dubai, Untied Arab Emirates. The Department of ICT will take lead  in  telling the PNG story electronically, whilst  sharing … Continue reading “PNG to participate in the World Expo 2020 in Dubai”

Digital Government to Ease Business Operations

Posted on June 28, 2021Categories Latest News

“A digital government will instantly address ‘ease of business’ which is currently the main pain point for all Small Medium Enterprises.” This was stated by the Minister for Information and Communication Technology in his official speech during the opening of the Certified Practising Accountants Annual NGI Conference in Kokopo in the East New Britain Province on Thursday the 24th of June 2021. The Ministry of ICT also projects that the process of digitizing government presents in itself countless opportunities for … Continue reading “Digital Government to Ease Business Operations”

Marape Basil Government Achievement in ICT

Posted on June 28, 2021Categories Latest News

The Information and Communication Technology with the support of the Australian Government have improved Telecommunication capacity by establishing terrestrial and submarine high-capacity fibre optic cables connecting PNG with Australia and Solomon Islands. This was highlighted amongst other achievements from different sectors which have been achieved by the Marape Basil Government since occupying the office on the 30th of May 2019. Prime Minister Honorable James Marape was pleased to announced their achievements on an occasion that was hosted on Thursday the … Continue reading “Marape Basil Government Achievement in ICT”