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Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Version 1.1 | NIST

Submitted by rruggia on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:24

This publication describes a voluntary risk management framework ("the Framework") that consists of standards, guidelines, and best practices to manage cybersecurity-related risk. The Framework's prioritized, flexible, and cost-effective approach helps to promote the protection and resilience of critical infrastructure and other sectors important to the economy and national security.

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united states
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ICT
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Japan: Business Sustainable Subsidy

Submitted by siha on Fri, 10/09/2020 - 17:51

Jizokuka-kyufukin (01.09.2020) One time subsidy for small and medium-sized enterprises and sole proprietors whose  sales of any month from January to December reduced by at least 50% compared to that of last year. The amount is 2,000,000 yen maximum for SMEs, and 1,000,000 yen maximum for sole proprietors including freelances. Application can be done online during 1st May 2020 to 15th January 2021.

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japan
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ICT
E-services
Cash transfers
Covid-19
Financial crisis
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Readiness of working remotely: Actions taken by the Public Pension Agency of Saudi Arabia (PPA) under the Covid19- pandemic

Submitted by pmassetti on Fri, 09/04/2020 - 16:00

(May 2020)  The readiness of PPA enabled it to continue providing services electronically immediately after suspending the attendance in wokplaces. Thus, PPA managed to adopt the method of working remotely for all employees (+700 employees) participate in this new method of work, by taking an integrated set of effective actions and measures, adopted from the Saudi Vision 2030 and PPA Strategy 2022.

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saudi arabia
Topics
Risk management
ICT
ISSA institution

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Japan: Mental health care counselling service "Kokoronomimi"

Submitted by siha on Fri, 08/21/2020 - 20:01

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (21.08.2020) "Kokoronomimi" is a portal site which provides comprehensive information and support for worker's mental health. It provides mental health care counselling services via chat and SNS to people who are anxious or stressed by Covid-19 .

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japan
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Health
ICT
Service quality
Covid-19
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Georgia: Registration to receive assistance in the amount of 200 GEL for children through the age of 17 is taking place on a special portal

Submitted by siha on Mon, 08/17/2020 - 16:28

Government of Georgia (16.08.2020) Registration to receive assistance in the amount of 200 GEL for children through the age of 17 is taking place on a special portal at http://daxmareba.moh.gov.ge/. Registration will be open until 1 December. The disbursement of financial assistance will begin in September this year. The provision of assistance in the amount of 200 GEL for each child through the age of 17 became possible as a result of the mobilization of finances in the StopCoV Fund with the help of Georgian citizens, Bidzina Ivanishvili, and businesses.

Regions / Country
georgia
Topics
Family benefits
ICT
E-services
Cash transfers
Covid-19
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Martinique: COVID-19 teleconsultations

Submitted by siha on Thu, 07/30/2020 - 11:30

Martinique Regional Health Agency (30.03.2020) From Monday March 30, healthcare professionals will be able to carry out teleconsultations more easily with the “ Médiconsult ” tool .

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Martinique
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Health
ICT
Covid-19
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Réunion: The digital check: Strengthened to support meeting companies

Submitted by siha on Mon, 07/27/2020 - 17:04

Réunion region (13.04.2020) To support small Reunion Island companies in the implementation of teleworking and encourage their digital transition, the Region has decided to strengthen its “Digital Check” so that it responds more effectively to current needs. Thus, the procedures are simplified and the subsidy rate goes from 50% to 80% (the subsidy ceiling going from € 2,000 to € 3,200). Projects can now include consulting and data security services to support companies in the implementation of teleworking. 

Regions / Country
Réunion
Topics
Workplace health promotion
ICT
The technological transition
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Japan: Health Center Real-time information-sharing System on COVID-19 (HER-SYS)

Submitted by siha on Mon, 07/20/2020 - 17:29

Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (17.07.2020) The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare introduces a new coronavirus infected person information grasp and management system (HER-SYS) as an urgent response in order to reduce the work burden of public health centers and to speed up information sharing.

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japan
Global challenges
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Health
ICT
ICT governance
Service quality
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Mexico: Government of Mexico works to dismantle networks that deceive citizens with false social support

Submitted by siha on Fri, 07/10/2020 - 14:51

Ministry of the Economy (25.05.2020) 

Regions / Country
mexico
Topics
Governance and administration
ICT
Error evasion and fraud
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