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Building the Cities of Tomorrow

Building the Cities of Tomorrow

Before smart cities initiatives, the government needs to prepare for the Internet of Things (IoT) implementation. Change is the only constant if you look at history. For example, the first industrial revolution was fueled by steam power that created a big boom …Continue reading

Punjab to Combat Women Harassment Through Technology

Women will soon be able to use a smartphone application to report harassment along with their exact geographic location to the police. An android application is being developed by the Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) in collaboration with the Punjab Commission on …Continue reading

PITB Opens Public Consultation for Punjab IT Policy 2016

The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) has put up the first draft of the Punjab IT Policy 2016 online for public review and discussion. The policy is the result of the 2nd PITB Roundtable Conference held in April 2016, where Dr. Umar …Continue reading

Careful Incubation and Encouragement Must for Startups

A chat with leading IT expert Sajjad Kirmani. CEO and Founder of Infogistic, Sajjad Kirmani has had 30 years of experience in Pakistan and the Middle East when it comes to the tech industry. MITTRPK had the chance to catch up with …Continue reading

Securing Cyberspace for Pakistan

Mapping Pakistan’s cyberspace vulnerabilities. By Ahmad Raza In Brief The Information Age is so vulnerable that no country can claim to have achieved 100 percent cybersecurity. However the countries are still striving—to achieve maximum protection. India has an officially recognized National Cyber …Continue reading

Banking on Luck

Hackers can easily break into Pakistan’s financial institutions, can steal data, or may choose to disrupt its IT systems. But what’s the fun in that? Hackers with criminal intent would rather direct their energies where the spoils are more lucrative, where funds …Continue reading

The Debate on Cybercrimes Law

A study of the proposed law and the way forward. By Verda Munir The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) apprehends one Fahad Bari. He is accused of harassing women on Facebook. The raiding team finds objectionable content on his computer and confiscates it …Continue reading

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