The PNG Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) joins The National Information and Communications Technology Authority (NICTA) in the Safer Internet Day Campaign, 2023. Papua New Guinea is advancing into a digital future, and along with that progress, there is an exponential increase in the number of issues regarding the inappropriate or misdirected usage […]
Wednesday, 14 December 2022 The Government plans to establish a standalone university of medical studies by 2025. The Prime Minister, James Marape when announcing his plans said the government will   ensure a standalone University for medical studies is established by 2025. The Prime Minister was speaking at a ball on Sunday night 11 (December 2022), […]
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Papua New Guinea University of Technology (UNITECH), that allows both parties to co-operate in domain name services management, and digital skills capacity building of digital transformation officers based at the national, provincial, district and local-level governments in the country, […]
Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) hosting of the recent Digital Transformation Officers (DTO) conference and workshop, has seen participants having productive discussions, especially panel  discussions to broaden collaborative ideas about the current ICT trend in the country, moving forward. DICT Manager for DevOps and Government Websites Mr. Joshua Pomaloh when giving his presentations […]
Minister for Information and Communications Technology Hon. Timothy Masiu has urged people to make use of information and technology (IT) laboratories that are  being built in their areas. Speaking during the launching of the ICT Community Learning Centre lab in Laloki, Central province on Friday, 11 November 2022, Minister Masiu urged the surrounding community to […]
Minister for Information and Communications Technology, Timothy Masiu, yesterday (Thursday 10 November 2022) launched the E-Library and ICT Learning Centre at Kwikila Secondary School, as part of the government’s commitment to progressing ICT throughout the country. In his remarks, Mr Masiu said the presence of an E-library for Kwikila Secondary School will allow students to […]
The Minister for Information and Communications Technology Hon. Timothy Masiu officially launched the first of its kind, the Government to Government (G2G) conference and workshop of all Government and State Agencies’ Digital Transformation Officers (DTO( at the Hilton Hotel in Port Moresby today (Thursday 10 November 2022). Minister Masiu described the  DTOs Workshop  as  a […]
Thursday 26 October 2022 Papua New Guinea’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology has welcomed the Australian Federal Government’s increased funding to support   the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s television and radio programs and capacity building initiatives in Indo-Pacific region.  A total of AUSD$87.7 million was announced by the Australian Government to revitalize ABC’s ongoing programs in […]
There is an alarming increase in cybersecurity risks in the Pacific region as more people across the region have access to faster and more reliable internet. The region is highly exposed to a range of cyber threats, spanning from email fraud, ransomware and card skimming to cyberbullying and child pornography. A report published by the […]
Malware is one of the biggest threats to the security of your computer, tablet, phone, and other devices. Malware includes viruses, spyware, ransomware, and other unwanted software that can get secretly installed onto your device with the intention of causing harm to your device or network. Although malware cannot physically destroy computer systems or network […]