News 2020

A Practical Standards for the ICT Sector

Practical standards are there to develop individuals into a higher professional and importantly to make them more effective in our job.

Publication Date: 13/02/2020

Success in Cybersecurity Conference 2020

The eSkills Malta Foundation, partnered up with various stakeholders to organise a conference on Cyber Security on 5th February 2020 at the Corinthia Palace Hotel and Spa.

Publication Date: 18/02/2020

COVID-19 and opportunities for schools and businesses

The Coronavirus pandemic has brought a cataclysmic effect on society, industry and education. This was not something planned for, and most organisations and countries were not prepared to face something like this.

Publication Date: 16/03/2020

Request for initiatives to increase digital skills and education during COVID-19

The Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition are currently gathering best practices from the EU member countries about the initiatives they are creating to increase digital skills and education during the COVID-19 period.

Publication Date: 08/04/2020


Telework sounds like a fancy work-from-your-telephone type of job, but it's just a synonym for telecommuting.

Publication Date: 12/04/2020

Digital skills and young people

The more a person knows about technology, the more attractive they become for an interviewer, stresses Claude Calleja, Executive at the eSkills Malta Foundation.

Publication Date: 03/05/2020

EU Rolling Plan for ICT Standardisation Published!

The Rolling Plan for ICT Standardisation provides a unique bridge between EU policies and standardisation activities in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT).

Publication Date: 07/05/2020

Is Technology Helping Us Live Better Lives?

Technological progress is transforming the concept of society. From the interaction between a small group of people or area to the connection between people across the globe. However, the relationship

Publication Date: 10/05/2020

A synergy to promote digitalisation

The MCA has long been involved in helping the public to explore opportunities that come with living in a digital society.

Publication Date: 15/06/2020

Malta ranks 5th in DESI Index 2020

Malta ranks 5th out of the 28 EU Member States in the Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI) 2020. Based on data prior to the pandemic, the country performs above the EU average in all the five dimensions of the index.

Publication Date: 15/06/2020

ĠEMMA partners with the eSkills Malta Foundation on Digital Skills, Scams and Frauds

ĠEMMA’s mandate is to inculcate retirement and financial capability – focusing primarily on the following financial capability life skill domains

Publication Date: 02/07/2020

Digital Economy and Society Index 2020 – Malta ranks 5th out of 28 countries

Digital technologies are profoundly changing our life, in the way we work, do business, and the way we travel, communicate and the way we live.

Publication Date: 06/07/2020

Driving Digital Maturity

From its inception in 2014, the eSkills Malta Foundation has spearheaded developments in ICT policy and education, while also championing local tech talent both locally and overseas.

Publication Date: 13/07/2020

Shaping Europe's Digital Future

The EU Digital Strategy sets out the path Europe needs to take to go its own way, with a digital Europe that reflects the best of Europe.

Publication Date: 16/07/2020

How to protect yourself from cybercrime?

It is easy to believe that the only form of cybercrime that you must worry about is hackers stealing your financial information.

Publication Date: 16/08/2020

Drive to Improve Flash-Based Storage Reliability

This year, researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and Facebook investigated the reliability of flash-based SSDs in a study of Google's data centres.

Publication Date: 13/09/2020

Upskilling in the New Norm

Since its launch in 2014, the eSkills Malta Foundation has understood its important, challenging role.

Publication Date: 24/09/2020

Open Source Software

Open Source Software (OSS) is software provided under a license that allows users to access and improve it for their own purposes.

Publication Date: 05/10/2020

Security concerns remain a major barrier to internet of things adoption

Internet of Things World has released its annual IoT security concerns survey. It found that an overwhelming majority (85%) believe that security concerns remain a major obstacle to the roll-out of Internet of Things (IoT).

Publication Date: 11/10/2020

Talent Shortage Impedes Malta Business Data Analytics Efforts

The skills gap and long recruitment times are hampering data analysis in companies according to a recent finding.

Publication Date: 17/11/2020

What Does Net Neutrality Mean?

The eSkills Malta Foundation believes that net neutrality is a basic principle that prohibits providers from speeding up, slowing down or blocking content, applications or websites

Publication Date: 24/11/2020

Using Free Photos On The Web Can Lead To Lawsuits And Fines

When it comes to the use of words and images in print publications, there is often a dispute over copyright and fair use.

Publication Date: 09/12/2020

Developing the IT profession in Europe is imperative, says eSkills Malta Foundation’s Carmel Cachia

The ICT sector is seen as a trendy, buoyant sector which is always changing in line with rapid technological developments, and without which most of the other sectors in the economy cannot operate effectively and efficiently.

Publication Date: 18/12/2020