The Cybercrime Bill 2017 was introduced in the House of Representatives by the Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago Honourable Faris Al-Rawi on May 6 2017.
The purpose of the Cybercrime Bill, 2017 is to provide for the creation of offences related to cybercrime and for other related matters in Trinidad and Tobago and if passed would repeal the Computer Misuse Act 2000
The Ministry of Works of Transport (MOWT) of Trinidad and Tobago has launched an Online Vehicle Validation System at a ceremony at the MOWT Port of Spain office on May 3 2017.
Persons can visit https://apps.mowt.gov.tt/vrv/ to “quickly validate or confirm vehicle owner and vehicle registration electronically based on documents stored at the transport division of the Ministry of Works and Transport.” by entering any two of the following three fields:
- License Plate Number
- Chassis Number
- Engine Number
The Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society (TTCS ; http://ttcs.tt) will be having a lime on Wednesday May 3 2017 from 7pm to 9pm at Wendy’s Cafe located upstairs at Wendy’s Restaurant at the corner of Ana Street & Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook, Port of Spain.
Come join as we eat and chat about various ICT topics including:
Anyone interested in computing and ICT are welcome to attend, however please RSVP to [email protected] as space is limited.
For those interested in learning more about the open call for proposals for the Skills for Global Services initiative in Trinidad and Tobago , there will be a free informational session about this initiative on Monday April 24 2017 at 2pm local time (1800 UTC) at the Leon Agostini Conference Hall, T&T Chamber Building. The event will be live streamed. You can register for the conference at https://chamber.org.tt/webinars/idb/
Businesses and organisations in Trinidad and Tobago in the Information Technology-enabled Services (ITeS) industry in need of training for employees to support the growth of your business and looking to expand to international markets, there is an opportunity to bid for resources (training, curriculum development, certification) for skills development, tailored for your needs via the Ministry of Planning and Development’s ‘Skills for Global Services: Employers Owning the Skills Agenda’ initiative at http://www.globalskills.gov.tt/ .
The major ITeS fields in Trinidad and Tobago include: Animation Services,
Applications Development, Business Process Outsourcing/ Off-Shoring, E-Gaming/Video Gaming Services, Hardware Manufacturing and Repairs,
Mobile Technology, Programming and Coding, Software Development,
Systems Analysis, and Website Development.
Therefore, firms registered in Trinidad and Tobago of all sizes or small entrepreneurs that are from the services sector and have IT core businesses, are exporting or wish to do so can partner with training/education institutions to submit proposals for the Skills for Global Services Initiatives by June 23 2017.
However, firms interested in submitting proposals should submit letters of interest and answer a short questionnaire before May 10, 2017. Firms that have submitted letters of interest by May 10 2017 will receive assistance via workshops to help develop and prepare their proposals before June 23 2017.
Full details about the initiative and the call for proposals can be found at http://www.globalskills.gov.tt/ .