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.

Autonomous robots

Autonomous robots fight infections on the front lines

Per Juul Nielsen, CEO at UVD Robots, explains how autonomous robots can be used to fight infections, such as COVID-19 on the front lines.
UVC energy

Exploring UVC technology for infection control

Anti Viral UVC explores how ultraviolet light works and how UVC energy is an effective and environmentally friendly way to eradicate dangerous microorganisms in any environment.
huawei tech, 5G network

UK bans Huawei tech from 5G network by September

Today (30 November) the UK Government announced that Huawei tech would be banned from UK 5G networks in September, 2021 -  with all equipment to be removed by 2027.
legacy systems

Debilitated by data: How COVID has exposed the ugly truth behind legacy systems

Here, Nick Jewell, Sr Director of Product Marketing at Alteryx, unpicks why legacy systems are failing and explores what can be done about it.
modernisation

The perils of legacy technology: Why public sector modernisation is long overdue

Sascha Giese, Head Geek™ at SolarWinds, discusses some of the challenges the government faces with legacy technology and why public sector digital modernisation is long overdue.
HPC

How HPC is pioneering ground-breaking research

As the research world tirelessly looks for ways to solve unique data challenges to address scientific conundrums, now more than ever technology is key and HPC is the answer, explains Russell Slack, Managing Director at OCF.
making things simple, disability

Accessibility: What’s so hard about making things simple?

Sarah Winters, founder of Content Design London who previously led the Government Digital Service’s content strategy, discusses the art of making things simple so that they work for everyone.
outdated automation

What is the true cost of outdated automation for businesses?

Neil Kinson, Chief of Staff, Redwood Software, explores what the true cost of outdated automation is and explains how businesses can discover the root cause of the automation gap to find a solution.
digital transformation revolution

The digital transformation revolution during COVID-19

Alexander Zeitelhack, Associate Dean, Berlin School of Business and Innovation charts the digital transformation revolution during COVID-19 and why it took so long to get us to the this stage.
passwordless, risk

Is the future of cybersecurity passwordless?

Gerald Beuchelt, CISO at LogMeIn, looks to the future of cybersecurity and proposes that workplaces will be passwordless soon enough.
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.

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