People and devices generate huge amounts of data. Some of it is personal. We input information in health and exercise apps, while medical devices monitor and gather health-related data, such as blood sugar levels. We save credit card details to facilitate online payments and the retai
The United Nations’ sustainable development goals are emerging as a clear focal point galvanizing the global community to action. Governments are bringing a whole new set of regulations in support of the SDGs and creating an urgency for change.
The concept of smart cities is widely touted, yet little consensus exists on its definition or implementation. Many technologies are available, yet no single solution has emerged that can be applied to all cities around the world.
COVID-19 has caused governments to close schools and tertiary institutions temporarily, affecting 91% of the world’s student population. That is according to UNESCO, which is monitoring this unprecedented situation.
Many power stations and industrial plants are not equipped to deal with cyber security threats. A key issue, according to a recent IEC Technology Report, is that security is too often understood only in terms of IT.