IT Professionalism Conference 2021

The eSkills Malta Foundation, in collaboration and partnership with IT Professionalism Europe, held a “IT Professionalism online conference” webinar spanning from 20th to 22nd April 2021.

Publication Date: 04/05/2021

Careers in ICT for Guidance Teachers

The eSkills Malta Foundation, in collaboration and partnership with the National School Support Services within the Ministry of Education and Employment, the University of Malta, MCAST and Shireburn Software held a “Careers in ICT for Guidance Teachers”

Publication Date: 22/04/2021

Digital skills for a conscious and active use of digital technologies hosted by the eSkills Malta Foundation

The eSkills Malta Foundation, in collaboration and partnership with BluSpecs and the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition Secretariat, organised a “Digital skills for a conscious and active use of digital technologies” webinar on 7th April 2021.

Publication Date: 13/04/2021

Cloud Vs In-House Disaster Recovery

Partnering with a provider that meets their disaster-recovery needs will allow organisations to protect themselves from threats such as system failures and focus on growing their business rather than addressing unknown risk factors.

Publication Date: 12/04/2021

Cyber gender equality progress slow and uneven

8th March is International Women's Day - an important day for gender equality in the digital world.

Publication Date: 15/03/2021

A Preliminary - Study on Citizens' Awareness on the use of Internet and Social Media in Malta

Fundamental rights ought to be protected in all aspects of the digital realm. Digitalisation, whilst changing our lives and our perspectives has created a vast amount of personal data and other data relative to our online behaviour.

Publication Date: 18/02/2021

Why Is Coding Beneficial For Children?

One of the first questions that come to mind when thinking about programming for children is: "How does one teach children how to program?”.

Publication Date: 16/02/2021

The year 2020 - An incredible and unprecedented year for eSkills Malta Foundation.

To achieve its mandates, the Foundation started the year of 2020 with a Cyber Security Conference in collaboration and partnership with MITA, University of Malta, MDIA, Cyber Security Malta and Keith Cutajar.

Publication Date: 11/02/2021

Robots Taking Jobs, But Creating Careers

If you have a few minutes, search the internet for "robot employment" and a few things are crystal clear.

Publication Date: 11/01/2021

January ITPE Update

In this edition of our newsletter, we sift through ITPE highlights from 2020. Last year, we held the IT Professionalism Online Conference, e-CF User Group and Ethics Group meetings.

Publication Date: 07/01/2021

Becoming a Women Coder - An Erasmus+ Project

My name is Juanita Muscat and I work at AcrossLimits as an EU Project Manager.

Publication Date: 06/01/2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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