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Open Access Government’s technology category has plenty of very recent and updated information on all the key topics on this ever-expanding market. 

Within this section, you can find articles on topics such as cybercrime, data protection and online harms. And we also touch upon the relevant topics such as social media and its potential danger and its ongoing need for regulation. The protection of personal data in the modern age is a topic is something we touch upon often in the contexts of revenge porn and other forms. Topics such as Cybersecurity in relation to business and the domination of ‘The Cloud’ are very popular.

We all cover a wide range of information concerning the emerging potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and the many developments and ethical arguments within this topic. we have experts giving their opinion on the future of AI and how it will move forward. We also look at AI and its involvement in healthcare.

We also cover the Internet of Things (IoT) along with the use of data and GDPR related issues.

tackling fraud

Could technology be the answer to tackling fraud?

Caroline Bimson, Practice Manager - Business and Digital Consulting, Atkins, explores how the government is tackling fraud and the three key technological developments that can help with their efforts.
digital presence

Developing an accessible digital presence with users in mind

Danny Bluestone, CEO of Cyber-Duck, stresses the importance of creating an accessible digital presence that is designed to put the user at the heart of the experience, particularly within governments.
cybersecurity risks, data

Preventing cybersecurity risks in healthcare

Craig Atkins, Managing Director at 1-Fix Limited, discusses the ongoing problem of cybersecurity risks in healthcare.
public sector organisations, malware

FBI warning on election interference applies to public sector organisations

Pascal Geenens, director of threat intelligence for Radware, looks at the misinformation risks facing public sector organisations in 2020 - who is to blame?
crowd simulation

Why crowd simulation will be key to mitigating life with COVID-19

Sébastien Paris, founder and CEO of ONHYS, explores how crowd simulation could be the key to mitigating the disruption caused by COVID-19.
industry 4.0

Call for action: Better Industry 4.0 integration of SMEs

Prof. Dr. Julian M. Müller from Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, walks us through how small and medium-sized enterprises can profit from the opportunities brought about by Industry 4.0.
digital health solutions

Digital health solutions: Increasing efficiency through crises

Here, Business Development Director at Aire Logic, Rob Hurrell, explains how COVID-19 has helped us all to become agile and deliver better digital health solutions, faster.
Photocopiers and printers

Sustainable IT in the 2020 office: Photocopiers and printers

Dave Crispin, CEO of Crispin Associates (UK) Ltd looks specifically at photocopiers and printers when it comes to the ambition of sustainable IT in the 2020 office.
patient services

How technology can help the NHS as it embraces ‘the new normal’

Dr Simon Wallace, chief clinical information officer, Nuance, discusses the challenges of reimaging patient services for the ‘new normal’ and the continued importance of enabling the most efficient process of clinical documentation.
govern artificial intelligence, europe

How do we govern artificial intelligence and act ethically?

Gaurav Kapoor, Chief Operating Officer at MetricStream, discusses how to govern artificial intelligence in the contemporary age.
plant-wide monitoring

Plant-wide monitoring and control of data-intensive processes with AI functions

Erik Dahlquist at Mälardalen University provides further insight about the FUDIPO project concerning plant-wide monitoring and control of data-intensive processes including AI functions.
digital learning and ransomware, student data

How can schools stay safe in the age of digital learning and ransomware?

Rick Vanover, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Veeam, discusses the urgency of protecting schools in the days of digital learning and ransomware.
sustainable digital future

European digital security following COVID-19

Megan Warrender, Assistant Editor at Open Access Government, explores Commissioner Margaret Vestager’s current priorities for ensuring digital security, and how Europe can build a sustainable digital future post COVID-19.
technology in hungary

The future of innovation and technology in Hungary

Here, we explore just some of the many areas covered by Hungary’s Economy Protection Action Plan, put in place to ensure a strong future for innovation and technology in Hungary.
G-Cloud 12, public sector

The new G-Cloud 12 framework is now live

Crown Commercial Services have recently announced their list for the G-Cloud 12 framework.
Sensing technologies, ore deposit modelling, X-Mine project

X-Mine project: Sensing technologies and 3D ore deposit modelling methods

Janne Paaso from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland tells us what we need to know about the X-Mine project that develops X-ray and 3D vision-based sensing technologies plus 3D ore deposit modelling methods.
Science and Technology

How can Japan remain a world competitor in Science and Technology?

As many countries increase their participation in Science and Technology, Japan has noticed a decrease in their own. Here, we chart the priorities for the country to remain a world leader in science and technology policy.
contact tracing, venue

Will the Government app solve contact tracing at venues?

The new outsourced Test and Trace app is set for launch on 24th September: How does it look for contact tracing at venues?
biomarkers

Technology focus: Social impact analysis using voice biomarkers

Shinichi Tokuno from the University of Tokyo walks us through voice analysis technology, specifically focussing on social impact analysis using voice biomarkers.
Tenant health

iOpt: Why IoT collaboration is at the heart of building a healthier nation

Here, Founder and Managing Director of iOpt Dane Ralston, features a case study of iOpt’s breakthrough collaboration with Renfrewshire Council, one which could fundamentally change the way the UK manages housing stock – and deliver benefits in cost-saving, energy efficiency and tenant health.

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