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Bringing the voice of youth on the digital world to you from +35 countries. We talk about policies and governance, with a focus on online safety, cybersecurity skills, online fakes and all the hottest internet issues. Our opinions are drafted by young professionals from the Youth IGF community.

Bringing the voice of youth on the digital world to you from +35 countries. We talk about policies and governance, with a focus on online safety, cybersecurity skills, online fakes and all the hottest internet issues. Our opinions are drafted by young professionals from the Youth IGF community.

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Cybersecurity skills in times of war: EU strategy

Cyber skills have already been used in attacks with the purpose of influencing political events. Cyberattacks are not only launched by criminals aiming to gain profit – according to Jean-Marc Van Gyseghem, Research Director at the Namur University, Cybersecur…

 
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Cybersecurity skills needs in the health sector

With the adoption of digital identities allowing all personal information to be stored in one place it became evident that all our data will soon go online, including health records. But the amount of health data that can be exposed electronically and access …

 
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Not in our domain: How .EU is using AI and global cooperation to tackle cybercrime

Domain names are a key link in the chain that facilitates abusive online activity. If cybercriminals are able to register a domain name, they have a platform from which to target their victims, whether via phishing, spam, botnets, or malware.

 
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Cybersecurity Governance. Introduction. By Prof. Rolf H. WEBER

The integrity of the Internet depends on its proper functioning without technical interference and (unjustified) governmental intervention. During the last few years, different terms have been coined to describe such kind of integrity of the Internet. At the …

 
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Youth IGF to propose the process for the global recognition of recommendations on digital by young people

The importance of youth participation in Internet Governance has been recognised by the international community. The IGF 2021 in Katowice brought serious attention to youth engagement and served as a platform for youngsters to make their voices heard at the h…

 
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From commitment to action: breaking barriers to connectivity

During the COVID-19 pandemic it has become overwhelmingly evident that reliable internet connection is essential for every human being in the modern world; the ongoing struggle with the virus has forced us to move our lives online. Internet and digital techno…

 
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Digital health blueprints for a post-pandemic world

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the way healthcare is provided. The majority of hospitals have started delivering medical services online, and patients are having their appointments with doctors via computers. As a result, health data is becomin…

 
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Antitrust regulation of internet platforms: the global outlook

However, the first thing to consider is the real value of antitrust regulation for smaller market players. Governments introducing antitrust laws often tend to focus on limiting the influence of big tech companies and competing for power with them. And this m…

 
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Legislative approaches for a user-centric digital space

The international community has recently realised the importance of introducing legal solutions for the regulation of digital space in order to protect citizens'‎ rights online. Issues such as privacy, cybersecurity, data protection, content policy and user p…

 
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Creating sustainable value and inclusive society – the role of digital platforms

The European Union is at the forefront in advocating for the regulation of internet platforms. Legislative proposals such as the Digital Services Act and the Data Markets Act have been a major step forward in this direction. Mr. Roberto Viola, Director Genera…

 
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Algorithm-based digital microcredit products: making vulnerable populations more vulnerable

Digital microcredits are small and short-term credits that can be taken via a mobile phone. They are usually given to low-income individuals to help them become self-employed or grow a small business. Microcredits like this may seem to be a panacea for vulner…

 
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Youth IGF July 2021

First podcast in English!By Dean Arnett with Prof. Tim Unwin, University of LondonYuliya Morenets, Youth IGF FounderAdya Nisita & Dunsin Fatuase, young activistsWe discussed hot digital news of June 20211. US antitrust suit & digital sovereignty.2. EU…

 
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First Ever Cybersecurity Skills Summit Special Edition - #YourCyberSkills

Artificial intelligence (AI)skills : new cybersecurity skills to protect citizens“…AI measures could support the normative system by realizing a procedural rights design that protects the attacked victims from the abuse of technologies…”Artificial Intelligenc…

 
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Youth IGF May 2021

On February 9, the Youth IGF offered a platform for teachers to demonstrate how they teach online #safety in their #schools and what they think about online safety training for educators. @safeinternetday