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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.

Securing your data in the cloud

Securing your data in the cloud: All you need to know

David Blevosky, CEO of Cloudhelix, highlights how securing your data in the cloud is straightforward and can protect your business against any expense and reputation damage caused by cyber crime.
enhancing your SME

Enhancing your SME by implementing technology solutions

In this article, Opus Energy shares its top 6 technology solutions for helping SME owners to streamline their business processes.
organisational cyber resilience, cyber crime

The human factor in organisational cyber resilience

Here, Dr Sandra Bell discusses organisational cyber resilience and why the human factor is so crucial.
Digitalized data

Digitalized data set to transform the supply chain

Stuart Gannon commercial director of Delta Global discusses the importance of utilising digitalized data in the right way to automate supply chain systems and ultimately make them increasingly sustainable.
drone operators

What do drone operators need to know before the 30th November?

Ahead of the 30th November 2019, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has released new UK drone regulations. These regulations will adjust how drone operators are legally able to use drones.

Why fingerprint biometrics is the future of IT security

David Orme, Senior Vice President at IDEX Biometrics ASA, explores the future of IT security using fingerprint biometrics to manage access to not only corporate networks but smart workspaces and buildings.
remote diagnostic procedure over 5G

UK see’s first remote diagnostic procedure over 5G

BT and the University Hospital Birmingham have demonstrated the UK’s first remote diagnostic procedure over 5G.
cloud computing services framework

G-Cloud: A cloud computing services framework for the UK public sector

Kevin Todd, Commercial Agreement Lead - G-Cloud, CCS, provides insight into G-Cloud, a cloud computing services framework for use by the UK public sector.
agricultural innovation, agritechnica 2019

Agritechnica 2019: Agricultural innovation in the field

Here, we discuss what to expect from Agritechnica 2019, an ongoing culmination of agricultural innovation in Hanover.
updated software

Why updated software remains critical to the NHS

Chris Mountford, account director and head of public sector at Stone Group, highlights the critical importance of NHS providers updating their software to Windows 10 as recent research found that three-quarters of trusts were still using Windows 7.
fintech addicted, horizon 2020

A busy November for the Fintech addicted

If you're Fintech addicted, look no further: Read here about a project that received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
uk public sector, robot

Boosting UK public sector delivery with robotic assistance

Business Systems UK’s Will Davenport explains why software designed to automate routine operations could be a real help for a cash-starved UK public sector.
technology leaders

Why are the politics pages key to technology leaders?

Etienne Greeff, CTO and co-founder of SecureData, discusses why the tech pages are not the most important part of a newspaper for technology leaders and why the politics pages are.
Technology and stress

Technology and stress: A complex, evolving relationship

As we enter Stress Awareness Week, Professor Kevin Curran, Senior IEEE Member and professor of cybersecurity at Ulster University explores whether technology can really be the answer to our modern anxieties that are often caused by technology itself?.
urban connected spaces, smart cities

Smart cities, smarter approaches: How to build trust into connected urban spaces?

Here, Ashley Stevenson explains to us how smart cities need to build trust into connected urban spaces.
online shopping

How brick-and-mortar stores can stay competitive in the age of online shopping

With 60 permanent stores across the UK and 30 additional pop-ups opening in the lead up to Christmas, Menkind CEO Paul Kraftman reveals how physical retail can thrive in the era of online shopping.
digital technology

£500,000 awarded to councils for digital technology innovations

Councils have been awarded over £500,000, from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s Local Digital Fund, to fund seven digital technology projects exploring the use of digital technology to improve local public services.
women in agriculture, AWIEF

Open Data intitiatives empowering women in agriculture

Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) discuss Open Data initiatives for women in agriculture.
pegasus spyware, whatsapp attacks

WhatsApp attacks: Pegasus spyware hacks 1400 users

WhatsApp have launched a legal case against the NSO group, for hacking the encrypted messaging platform with their Pegasus spyware which roughly impacted 1,400 users.
cloud-first

Putting the user at the heart of cloud-first strategies

Kate Warboys, Head of Marketing at Arcus Global, discusses why she believes that when local authorities take steps to migrate their services to the cloud, the experience of the end-user should be at the heart of every decision.

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