Technology News

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.

energy sector and cyber security

The energy sector and cyber security: The other capacity gap

Anjos Nijk, Director at European Network for Cybersecurity (ENCS), discusses the skills gap within the cybersecurity industry, delving into the energy sector specifically.
revolutionising architecture

Ever-changing technological capabilities are revolutionising architecture

In this article, Richard Hyams, Director at Astudio, discusses how technology is revolutionising architecture and the design process.
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What is the obstacle to public sector tech adoption?

Research by Park Place Technologies finds 83% of IT departments struggle to invest in public sector tech: Why is this, when digital transformation is a recognised inevitability?
personal information

The Lancaster University data breach: Safeguarding students personal information

Organisations like universities that handle significant amounts of confidential and personal information are increasingly being targeted by cyber criminals. In this article SecureTeam looks at the damage data breaches are causing in UK universities.
the borders

Turning data into actionable insight at the borders

As globalisation accelerates, our borders are becoming more difficult to manage. Here Ray Batt, Director, Border Security Programmes Europe, Unisys explores how we need to assess risk at the borders and how we trade in future.
mobile phone coverage

Government awards £1 billion to boost mobile phone coverage

The mobile phone industry has been awarded a £1 billion deal from the government to improve mobile phone coverage in rural areas.
critical national infrastructure

How can critical national infrastructure be protected from cyber threats?

Patrick Kennedy, Security Evangelist, at Claroty discusses how to protect critical national infrastructure in the digital age.
police force, case of cloud

UK police force: The case for cloud

Kevin Johnson, Key Account Manager – UK Central Government, Police Forces and Defence at SoftwareONE, discusses the fragmented nature of the UK’s police, and how this creates a challenge when it comes to using the same technology platforms and processes.
wearable technology, Internet of Things

Guard Patch: Intelligent wearable technology with IoT and platforms

Professor Shuenn-Yuh Lee, National Cheng Kung University, discusses his mission to build a user-friendly development platform with smart wearable technology, in this report.
illegal content online

Cybercrime, illegal content online: We don’t have to turn a blind eye

Marsali Hancock from EP3 Foundation underlines that we don’t have to turn a blind eye concerning cybercrime, illegal content and harmful activities online.
digital development in Sweden

The exciting future of digital development in Sweden

The exciting future of digital development in Sweden is explored here, with a focus on the potential of artificial intelligence.
cybersecurity in europe

ENISA: Working to improve cybersecurity in Europe

Here, we find out some of the ways how the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity works to improve cybersecurity in Europe.

Digital accessibility: What’s hidden in our devices?

Mike Taylor, Senior Accessibility Analyst and Comms and Training from Digital Accessibility Centre, highlights what hidden features can be found in our digital devices in order to promote accessibility.
supercomputing

Will Europe become a world leader in supercomputing?

Here, we find out about the desire for Europe to become a world leader in the field of supercomputing, with comment from Roberto Viola, Director-General of DG CONNECT at the European Commission.
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The Cyber Skills Immediate Impact Fund

Matt Warman, MP, Cyber Security Minister at Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, tells us about the Cyber Skills Immediate Impact Fund and how it is quickly increasing the number and diversity of individuals entering the cyber security profession.

The Digital Single Market: A focus on robotics and artificial intelligence

Here, we focus on robotics and artificial intelligence, two areas that come under the European Commission’s wider Digital Single Market policy.
supply chain for data

Data with evidence: Building the supply chain for data

Steven Sprague, Cofounder and CEO of Rivetz shares his thoughts on the importance of protecting the supply chain of data, ensuring all transactions are purposeful, intended and compliant.
robotics innovation, EUROBENCH

Benchmarking: The keystone of robotics innovation

The H2020 Project EUROBENCH and GET2EXCEL are creating the first benchmarking and standardisation framework for robotics innovation worldwide, much more of which we find out about here.
CISOs, cloud and cybersecurity

Top five areas of focus for CISOs when it comes to the cloud and...

Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) have a key role to play in safeguarding the data increasingly stored in the cloud and mitigating cybersecurity threats, while also ensuring compliance with IT regulations, standards, and policies.
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Why the public sector should use automation to better support UK citizens

Simon Johnson, General Manager of Freshworks UK discusses how the public sector must invest in automation tools to better support UK citizens and deliver amazing, unexpected experiences they’re accustomed to in their everyday lives.

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