March 21 is the ARSO African Day of Standardisation, which aims to create more awareness among African regulators, academia, industry, policy makers and consumers about the benefits of standardization and conformity assessment on the continent.
Analysts estimate that up to 80% of cyber breaches originate in the supply chain. Making matters worse, organizations that enter into third-party business relationships take the security practices of the vendor into their own risk profiles.
Ulrike Haltrich has been appointed Chair of IEC TC 100: Audio, video and multimedia systems and equipment. IEC TC 100 has published close to 500 standards which shape the audio-visual (AV) as well as the information and communication (ICT) landscape.
We live in an increasingly digitalized world, with a growing number of intelligent and connected products and services. From smart homes and connected healthcare devices, to cars that are becoming increasingly autonomous, we must put our trust in the technology all around us.
In 2019, the average cost of a data breach to a company was $3.9 million, ranging from $1.8 million in India to $8.2 million in the United States. Legal costs related to litigation or fines can drive the amounts much higher.
Products, services and systems are being enhanced through innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence. We see it in our homes, in the work place, in factories, in healthcare and in transport. There are many examples of how AI affects us every day.