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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.

cyber security defence

R&D investments spearhead cyber security defence

The Digital Security by Design (DSbD) challenge received two new funding awards which will help prevent cyber security attacks.
Coronavirus killing robot

West Midlands company become official distributor of Coronavirus killing robot

A West Midlands company has just been appointed the UK’s official dental and care home distributor of the Coronavirus killing robot called THOR UVC®.
security threats

Cyber security threats against global governments increase exponentially

Nigel Thorpe, technical director at SecureAge, looks at the growing cyber security threats to global governments and suggests that it is time for a new approach to data protection.
fixed wireless broadband

Fixed wireless broadband underpins the future of remote learning

Bruce Miller, Vice President of Enterprise Marketing, Cambium Networks, explores why fixed wireless broadband underpins the future of remote learning.
jobs economy

Pivoting people’s skills to the tech sector is key to boosting the jobs economy

Kanishka Misal, MD of InfinityGlobal.io, argues that the UK must pivot people’s skills to the hundreds of thousands of roles emerging in the tech sector in order to strengthen the jobs economy.
online safety and privacy

Online safety and privacy projects awarded £29 million

Six research centres will receive £29 million in government funding to addresses challenges around online safety and privacy.
health crisis, clinical

Why simply collecting more data won’t prevent the next health crisis

Richard Armstrong, head of health registries at Northgate Public Services, examines the growing importance of medical registries in a health crisis and why some programmes are destined to fail patients.
privacy and data protection

Privacy and data protection will be central to video conferencing

Amit Walia, EVP Managing Partner at Compodium, discusses why privacy and data protection will be central to video conferencing in public sector digital transformation, post-COVID.
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.

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