KPITB’s brainchild “Early Age Programming” generates commendable results

04/22/2019

A momentous occasion as the visionary excellence and pragmatic planning invested in KPITB’s brainchild “Early Age Programming” generates commendable results.

Agreement signed between KPITB and Sybrid Pvt Ltd - A Lakson Group Company

04/12/2019

Agreement signed between KPITB and Sybrid Pvt Ltd - A Lakson Group Company for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Ready Spaces in Peshawar. 500 IT jobs will be created in the first phase and 1700 in the next phase.

 

 

Representatives from the ICT Industry, KPITB's officials and members from Prime Minister task force on IT visited the proposed site for first Digital City of Pakistan at Haripur

04/09/2019

KPITB invites representatives of the IT industry to the proposed site of Pakistan Digital City.

Representatives from the ICT Industry, KPITB's officials and members from Prime Minister task force on IT visited the proposed site for first Digital City of Pakistan at Haripur on April 6, 2019.

A serene site covered in the mountains of Haripur is being proposed for Digital City, in the same vicinity of Pak-Austria Fachhochschule: Institute of Applied Sciences & Technology.

The plan for establishing Pakistan Digital City at Haripur has been initiated by KPITB which will serve as an industrial state for the ICT industry to encourage existing and potential entrants to the emerging .............

Durshal: A key player in providing a growth-conducive environment for startups

04/03/2019

Computer science and related fields are now among the fastest-growing areas of study at colleges and universities across Pakistan—over a 100,000 students graduate each year with technical degrees. Increasingly, these students, like their peers studying political science or journalism, care about making a difference.

For too long, however, organizations have failed to provide job opportunities in order to capitalize fully on the talents of this latest generation of students, resulting in a pool of brilliant and capable graduates wasting their talents than progressing professionally.

Executive committee meeting set up for the KPITB, chaired by Deputy Special Kamran Bangash

03/28/2019

Executive committee meeting set up for the PIT Board, chaired by Deputy Special Kamran Bangash

Crash Course on Cyber Security at KPCERC

03/15/2019

Series of "Crash Course on Cyber Security" concluded at KPCERC. Around 69 participants from 43 different Government departments / functional units attended the training in four different sessions.

The contents covered were Website Defacement Incident Response, Email phishing attacks and Web Threat Modeling. A hands-on practice session on System Hardening was also part of the course.

Holding a training program under Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information and Technology Board (KPITB)

03/05/2019

Holding a training program under Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information and Technology Board (KPITB)

Awareness session for applications for the 2nd cohort in Jehanzeb College Mingora Swat

03/05/2019

Awareness session for applications for the 2nd cohort in Jehanzeb College Mingora Swat. Last date for the application process to close is 12th March.

Crash Course on Cyber Security for Government Employees end today at KP CERC (KPITB)

03/05/2019

Capacity building of IT staff is critical in safeguarding the government digital assets and citizen's data. "Crash Course on Cyber Security" for Government Employees end today at KP CERC. Same training track will repeat on Wednesday-Thursday (this week) and Monday-Tuesday (Coming week).

Crash course contents were divided into

- End User Awareness Session

- Website Defacement Incident Response

- Web Threat Modeling

- System Hardening

Inauguration Ceremony of KP-CERC Lab.

02/22/2019

As Khyber Pakhtunkhwa advances in to the digital era, there is a need for a provincial Cyber Security framework which can help KP government in capacity building by leveraging technology & technical support, ensuring the confidentiality, availability and integrity of the digital assets of KP government. In 2018, KPITB established KP Cyber Emergency Response Center (KPCERC) to address the provisional and national Cyber Security challenges to build capacity by leveraging expertise and skills in domains of cyber security.

KPITB Invitation for to be a part of Durshal Community Innovation Labs Peshawar, Mardan, Swat and Swabi

02/22/2019

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board - KPITB invites potential startups to become a part of Durshal Community Innovation Labs at Peshawar, Mardan, Swat & Swabi for the upcoming cohort.

Forms for gender inclusive spaces are also open for women-owned tech startups.

Last date to apply: March 12, 2019

durshal.com/apply

Team KPITB participation in the networking event held at KP House

02/21/2019

Team KPITB participated in the networking event held at KP House, Islamabad. The event was joined by Penny Mordaunt MP, Secretary of State for DFID UK, Chief Minister KP and other parliamentarians.

Digital Policy Dialogue Series - Session #1

02/15/2019

KPDigitalPolicyDialogue is a dialogue series started by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board - KPITB. In the first session, we are discussing #CyberSecurity, #Policy, and #Democracy.

The panelists for today's session are Sher Ali Arbab (MNA) Rafi Us Shaan (Chief KP CERC) Rafay Baloch (Cybersecurity advisor PTA) Sidra Jalil (Director Operations Code for Pakistan and Mehzad Sahar (Director Business Security Telenor Pakistan).

MoU signed between City District Government and KPITB for making Peshawar a Smart City

02/08/2019

With the common goal of making Peshawar a Smart City, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (KPITB) plans to partner with other stakeholders to achieve the objectives under the Sustainable

Development Goals focusing on urban governance, greening of the city of Peshawar and improving prosperity and innovation.

In this regard, the first MoU has been signed with City District Government.

Special Assistant to CM KP of Information Technology Kamran Bangash meeting with Chief Minister

01/16/2019

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to extend the Early Programming project to more schools in order to promote science and technology education in government schools. In this way, more computer labs will also be set up in schools, while online training programs of teaching staff will be further promoted.

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