When malicious hackers recently targeted the Weather Channel in the United States it underlined the vulnerability of broadcasters to cyber attacks. According to reports, the FBI is investigating the ransomware attack that took the channel off-air for more than an hour.
The digital transformation is fuelling the 4th industrial revolution and redefining how businesses and industries work. Transformative technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big Data are enabling the transformation across industries.
Advances in self-driving technology are expected to grab the headlines at the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS, pictured above) which begins this week. The technology has progressed in leaps and bounds over the last year, partly thanks to more complex analytics algorithms.
The way we live and work continues to change with the development of innovative technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things. Business operations are increasingly complex as more data-rich systems are adopted, in order to enhance products and services.
The IEC Market Strategy Board (MSB) has been set up to identify key technology trends and market needs. Comprised of high-level industry leaders and IEC officers, the MSB provides recommendations on new technologies that potentially could benefit from international standards.
The largest consumer electronics show has opened in Las Vegas. Until 11 January, CES 2019 will showcase the latest technology developments from over 4500 companies. More than 20,000 products are expected to be launched.