On April 28, Institute for Development of Freedom of Information held an international conference - "Digital Transformation of Georgia: Steps Towards European Integration".
On April 7, 2022, IDFI, in collaboration with the University of Business and Technology (BTU), conducted an online training - Artificial Intelligence: Capabilities and Standards.
On February 10, 2022, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Business and Technology University (BTU).
February 8 has been declared the Safer Internet Day (SID) in the online safety calendar for the 19th year in succession. As a result, state agencies, civil society organizations, and various stakeholders have a greater degree to unite across the globe for the initiative "Together for a better internet.”
Participating in the process of strengthening information security and developing cyber culture at the national level is one of the priority directions of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI). With this priority in mind, on November 18, 2021, the Institute signed a memorandum of Cooperation with the National Cyber Security Association. The National Cyber Security Association is a Georgian non-profit organization implementing various vital activities to strengthen cybersecurity and raise cybersecurity awareness in Georgia.
The virtualization of public life is an inevitable consequence of technological development. Each form of physical communication is gradually emerging as a digital alternative. The public's dependence on technology and the Internet is increasing, which leads to a growth in the importance of the digital sphere. Specifically, technological development affects all the fundamental values of the states - the quality of democracy and the Rule of Law and the protection of basic human rights.
On February 1st, Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) with the support of Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation (BST) held a presentation and panel discussion about the report on Internet Freedom and Digital Rights in Georgia.
On January 26, 2022, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) held a workshop on Digital Content Regulation in Georgia covering existing challenges and policy responses.
On December 8, 2021, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) with the support of Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation (BST) held a workshop: Regulation of Digital Content in Georgia: Existing Model and Challenges.
In Georgia, throughout the past decade, the standards of cybersecurity and protection of personal data have significantly developed at the level of both legislative and practical implementation. The organizational-institutional framework has been established in both fields, knowledge of specialists working in these areas increased, appropriate strategic and legislative frameworks have been created, which, along with the regulation, should create favorable environmental conditions for cyber security and personal data protection development.
|11 January 2022|