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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.

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Apple reveal ‘Pegasus’ spyware infiltrated their devices

The 'Pegasus' spyware, used to hack deceased journalist Jamal Kashoggi, has been confirmed to exist in Apple devices - a new software update was released to counter the issue.
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CX: Voice Of The Customer: Are You Listening?

Chris Merricks, Director at CX Consultants, considers the needs and wants of customers and asks, are we listening to them?

Report finds tech industry spends €97 million on EU lobbying

A new report by Corporate Europe Observatory reveals that the tech industry spends €97 million on EU lobbying annually - with companies like Amazon spending €2,750,000.
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Controlling the top cause of ransomware – social engineering

Javvad Malik, lead security awareness advocate at KnowBe4, explains how social engineering is the top cause of ransomware and explores the steps organisations can take to reduce the risk of attackers gaining a foothold in their networks.
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Why the UK’s public sector needs to urgently build better cybersecurity  

Keith Glancey, Head of Solutions Architects at Infoblox, explores why cybersecurity has never been more important for the public sector.
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Online Safety Bill poses threats to encryption

Robin Wilton, director for Internet Trust at Internet Society, discusses why governments and the private sector pose threats to encrypted communications.
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How local governments can harness the power of their data

Glen Ocskó, Head of Local Government at Made Tech, explores how councils need to unleash the value of their data to realise the potential it has to revolutionise the way our towns and cities are run.
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Stabilization in Physically Unclonable Constants

Prof Riccardo Bernardini from the University of Udine tells us about the importance of stabilization in Physically Unclonable Constants.
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The implications of changing compliance trends on the threat landscape

Nic Sarginson, Principal Solutions Engineer at Yubico, discusses the key regulatory changes in the UK & EU and the pressures being placed on regulators/ policymakers to protect the public from the risks associated with this “new normal".
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The rise of ransomware within healthcare

David Higgins, EMEA Technical Director, CyberArk, explores three reasons why healthcare organisations are extra vulnerable to ransomware.
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How has click fraud worsened during the coronavirus pandemic?

In this Q&A interview with Stewart Boutcher, CTO and data lead of Beacon, he discusses how click fraud has worsened during the coronavirus pandemic and what e-commerce businesses can do to protect themselves.
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Technology procurement for the public sector

Crown Commercial Service turns the spotlight on technology procurement, underlining what the public sector must know about new Memorandums of Understanding.
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How automated meter readers are transforming the water utilities industry

Smarter Technologies discusses how automated meter readers (AMRs) allow local governments, organisations and businesses to help limit water scarcity and improve water efficiency.
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Enabling ‘full lifecycle’ technology for the public sector

Crown Commercial Service explains how the Technology Services 3 update enables ‘full lifecycle’ technology services for the public sector.
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Internet of things (IoT) for county councils

Nick Sacke, Head of IoT Solutions, Comms365, discusses some priority challenges local authorities face & how IoT deployments can be rapidly rolled out & scaled to overcome & exceed such challenges.
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EU’s AI legislation will help businesses realise the full potential of AI

Rachel Roumeliotis, Vice President of Data and AI at O’Reilly, explores how the EU’s recent AI legislation will help businesses realise the full potential of artificial intelligence (AI).
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Consumers would abandon online services with a poor login experience

Marc Power, regional vice president of UKI-MENA at Auth0, discusses what online services should take away from a recent YouGov report about consumers login experience.
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Fibre optic cables fed through water pipes in UK broadband trial

Fibre optic cables will be fed through water pipes in a new UK Government broadband trial to connect more hard-to-reach homes.
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Closing the endpoint security gap within government

Tom Lysemose Hansen, CTO of Promon, discusses the importance of securing endpoints for government organisations.
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Why organisations need to address data management

Chris Hyde, Global Head of Data Solutions at Validity, discusses how businesses can attain quality data to help further boost e-commerce and in-store sales success.

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