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Caribbean Tech Roundup – Weekend of 1st SEPTEMBER 2017

Dominican NTRC Project Wins FRIDA Award for Innovation The Current Landscape Many of us would know that the “Nature Isle”, of Dominica has 365 rivers and is regularly exposed to natural disasters, which make disaster management and climate change action essential to the development of this Caribbean island state. Every […]

CARIBBEAN TECH ROUNDUP – Weekend of 25th August 2017

Introduction Welcome to The Caribbean Technology Round Up for the weekend of 25th August 2017, with host Russell Williams. ECTEL DIRECTOR OUTLINES THE CHALLENGES TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORS FACE Quincy Prentice, Director of Technology in the Nevis Island Administration and a Director at the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL), was speaking on […]

ECTEL Director Outlines Challenges to Telecommunications Regulators

Quincy Prentice, Director of Technology in the Nevis Island Administration and a Director at the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL), was speaking on ZIZ’s “Working for You”, when he outlined the challenges that changes in technology and consumer behaviour are having on the telecommunications industry. He pointed out that new […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup – Weekend of 18th August 2017

Introduction Welcome to The Caribbean Technology Round Up for the weekend of 18th August 2017, with host Russell Williams. So When will St. Kitts and Nevis Get it’s IXP? The question was asked on the most recent edition of ZIZ’s Working for You on Tuesday 15th August, by show presenter […]

Nevis Island Administration Director Technology Impressed With CANTO 33

Director of Technology in the Nevis Island Administration, Mr. Quincy Prentice attended CANTO’s Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and was impressed by what he saw. Attending for the first time he said that he would be keen to attend next year if possible. […]

Caribbean Tech Roundup – Weekend of 23rd June 2017

Is a Cyber Crime Lab Planned for Saint Lucia? Saint Lucia is exploring the possibility of setting up a cyber crime laboratory, National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis has disclosed. Francis made the comments during a pre-cabinet interview with reporters on Monday while expressing concern about the proliferation of youth sex […]

PROTECTING YOUR ONLINE SECURITY – PART 4

Do Not Use Social Media Credentials for Authentication (OAuth 2) In the previous parts I have cautioned against using your social media account and credentials to authenticate or log-in on other web sites or services. I know it’s difficult and in some cases it doesn’t look as though one actually […]

PROTECTING YOURSELF ONLINE – PART 2

Passwords Once you realise that passwords are the weakest link in protecting your online accounts, then you’re some way towards protecting your online accounts. So why are passwords so vulnerable? Because they depend on us, and for the most part people are lazy. Too lazy to think of difficult passwords […]