The 2019 Qingdao Forum on International Standardization took place on 27-29 October, under the guidance of IEC, ISO, ITU, the Standards Administration of China (SAC) and the People’s Government of Shandong Province. The event was hosted by the Qingdao Municipal Government.
Remember the little pig in the fairy tale who chose bricks and mortar? His home was able to weather the worst of the big bad wolf’s huffing and puffing, unlike those of his less well-prepared siblings.
The financial impact of data breaches can run into millions of dollars for organizations. A new international standard provides organizations with the clear guidance they need to reduce the risk to personal information.
Many of the world’s top cyber security experts are currently in Las Vegas to take part in the Black Hat conference. For the first time, this year’s event includes a briefing on using IEC 62351 to provide end-to-end security for power systems.
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 IEC is co-organizing the Vienna Cyber Security Week, a high-level conference on the theme of “Protecting Critical Infrastructure”. The event is taking place in Vienna, Austria, from 11 to 15 March 2019.
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.