ICT MINISTRY SEEKS NATIONAL SECURITY COMPLIANCE CHECKS FOR ALL ISPs, CSPs AND INTERNET GATEWAY SERVICE PROVIDERS

Posted on August 12, 2021August 19, 2021Categories Press Releases

  Media Release – 11th August 2021 The Minister for ICT Hon. Timothy Masiu would like to announce that he has written to the CEO of NICTA, and the National Intelligence Organization (NIO) Director-General to ensure that all licensees of the National Information and Communication Technology Authority (NICTA), particularly internet service providers, cloud services providers, and gateway providers have been licensed together with a security assessment provided by the NIO Director-General. “Upholding the laws of this land and the preservation … Continue reading “ICT MINISTRY SEEKS NATIONAL SECURITY COMPLIANCE CHECKS FOR ALL ISPs, CSPs AND INTERNET GATEWAY SERVICE PROVIDERS”

GOVERNMENT VIRTUAL PRIVATE CLOUD ON-BOARDING GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

Posted on August 11, 2021September 9, 2021Categories Press Releases

Media Release – 11th August 2021 Minister for ICT Timothy Masiu today announced that the Marape Government has endorsed to commence using cloud services through a whole-of-government approach as part of the rollout of cost-effective and efficient computing services. “I wish to inform our citizens of further progress made with the government’s digital transformation efforts. Since I informed Cabinet of the status of the Government’s IGIS project and the IGIS data centre in March this year, my Ministry and the Department of … Continue reading “GOVERNMENT VIRTUAL PRIVATE CLOUD ON-BOARDING GOVERNMENT AGENCIES”

The Digital Revolution – Impact on Business and the Economy”

Posted on June 24, 2021Categories Press Releases

SPEECH BY MINISTER FOR ICT, HON. TIMOTHY MASIU, MP On the Occasion of CPA PNG NGI BRANCH ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2021 The Digital Revolution – Impact on Business and the Economy” Thursday, 24th June 2021 – Gazelle International Hotel, Kokopo Salutation I want to thank the CPA PNG NGI Branch, Mr. Vatnabar, the President and your team, for organizing and inviting me to officially open theCPA PNG NGI Branch 2021 Annual Conference. As Minister responsible for ICT, I am extremely delighted … Continue reading “The Digital Revolution – Impact on Business and the Economy””

DEADLINE FOR ALL GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS AND PUBLIC AUTHORITIES TO DECLARE SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS TO AVOID TAKEDOWN

Posted on June 22, 2021June 22, 2021Categories Press Releases

Media Release – 21st June 2021 Secretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology Steven Matainaho has issued a circular instruction asking that all Government Departments and Public Authorities declare their social media accounts before 12 noon, Friday July 30, 2021. “On 18 June 2021, I distributed a circular under the authority of NEC Decisions 252 of 2020 and 100 of 2021 requesting each Departmental Head and Head of Public Authority to declare all their respective domain names, websites, … Continue reading “DEADLINE FOR ALL GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS AND PUBLIC AUTHORITIES TO DECLARE SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS TO AVOID TAKEDOWN”

SOCIAL MEDIA DESK TO COUNTERACT GOVERNMENT DISINFORMATION

Posted on June 17, 2021June 17, 2021Categories Press Releases

Media Release – 17th June 2021 Easy access to the Internet and mobile phone technology across Papua New Guinea means that individuals with untrained minds are flooded with information daily and up to a point where they are struggling to find trustworthy sources and reliable guidance when they need it. As an information source, the government is also competing with untrustworthy sources daily to put confirmed government information out to citizens through social media platforms. This is a phenomenon referred … Continue reading “SOCIAL MEDIA DESK TO COUNTERACT GOVERNMENT DISINFORMATION”

ICT MINISTRY ABOUT ACCESS AND AFFORDABILITY

Posted on April 15, 2021Categories Press Releases

Minister Hon Timothy Masiu today expressed his concerns on the misconceptions surrounding the role of the ICT Ministry. “If fellow citizens misunderstand the role of the ICT Ministry, let me clarify. In terms of telecommunications, my Ministry is about improving access and affordability for greater public service delivery. “On the other hand, Public Enterprise Ministry is about ensuring profitability. Kumul Telikom Holdings Limited (KTHL) provides telecommunication services like any other commercial entity. KTHL’s focus is on generating profit and maximising … Continue reading “ICT MINISTRY ABOUT ACCESS AND AFFORDABILITY”

STEVEN MATAINAHO APPOINTED AS SECRETARY

Posted on April 15, 2021Categories Press Releases

Minister for ICT Hon. Timothy Masiu, MP, today is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Matainaho as the Secretary for the Department of Information and Communication Technology for a term of four (4) years effective on 7th December 2020. Minister Masiu also says that the permanent appointment of the Head of Department now stabilises the management of the Department to focus on driving e-Government and Digital Transformation agenda of the government, as Marape Government looks forward to welcome the … Continue reading “STEVEN MATAINAHO APPOINTED AS SECRETARY”

KILA GULO-VUI APPOINTED AS NICTA CEO

Posted on April 15, 2021Categories Press Releases

Minister for Information and Communications Technology, Hon. Timothy Masiu, today announced the appointment of Mr Kila Gulo-Vui as Chief Executive Officer of National Information and Communication Technology Authority (NICTA).“As a requirement of the National Information and Communication Technology Act 2009, the members of the NICTA Appointments Committee made this majority decision to appoint Mr. Kila Gulo-Vui.” “Mr Kila Gulo-Vui has amassed 30-years of experience working within the ICT/Telecommunications sector, particularly in the policy and regulation space. He has held a … Continue reading “KILA GULO-VUI APPOINTED AS NICTA CEO”