Govt depts directed to use secure means of communication


STAFF REPORT ISB: The Cabinet Division directed all federal secretaries and PSOs to chief secretaries of all provincial governments to use secure and reliable communication channels (voice/data) to safeguard against breach of security.

The Division released these instructions citing that due to increasing use of ICTs has although led to remarkable progress in modes of communications but has also created serious security threats for the integrity of our communication networks.

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Fourth Cyber Secure Conference held at NUST


ISLAMABAD: The leaders, domain experts, and professionals from cyber security industry joined in fourth edition of Cyber Secure Pakistan Conference 2015, venued at Pakistan’s premier ICT University – NUST-SEECS, this Wednesday. The purpose of stationing the event at NUST-SEECS was to escalate cyber security research in education sector.



Rizwan Sharif, VP PISA, welcomed revered guests to the country’s biggest conference on cyber security. He detailed the vitality and role of

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Govt wants country to become food secure


Stressing the need to produce essential food items by 60% to cater to the needs of growing population in the country, Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Bosan said the government is keen in developing collaborations for food secure Pakistan.

He was speaking as chief guest at a session onFood Security in Pakistan: issues and Way Forward’on the occasion of 17thSustainable Development Conference (SDC), organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI

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Sustainable agriculture to secure future

By Ali Ahsan Bajwa, Ehsan Ullah, Muhammad Farooq and Shakeel Ahmad AnjumONCE J.D Sachs said, "we need to defend the interests of those whom we’ve never met and never will". He was quite right with this demand because services are always memorable and commendable when offered without interests. We are thriving in a materialistic world to draw our own benefits. Today’s man has left the sense of respecting others interests and concerns far behind in the expedition of modernization.

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Supernet-a secure pack of connectivity solutions

SUPERNET, THE leading corporate data network, has more than 17 years of operational experience and state-of-the-art infrastructure to deliver high speed, reliable and secure data connectivity solutions to corporate and enterprise segments. Supernet is a wholly owned subsidiary of TeleCard Limited, a complete communication solution provider in Pakistan, which offers comprehensive voice and data solutions in the country.Supernet business connectivity services include Satellite and Fiber Optic

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COMSATS workshop calls for secure network infrastructure

STAFF REPORT IBD: Speakers at a recently held five-day workshop have stressed the need for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the large amount of critical information on the networking infrastructures worldwide.The Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS); the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO); the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT); and the Inter Islamic Network on

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Cyber Secure Pakistan, 2012

By Zulfiqar Ali MalikTHE CYBER Secure Pakistan 2012, a Conference geared at spreading awareness relating to cyber security issues in Pakistan, was one of its kind event in the country where people from all walks of life associated with the cyber world actively participated.From bloggers to developers, authorities to personalities, hackers to victims, all kinds of internet users attended the conferences and the active participation was seen throughout a full day event.The event was arranged and

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