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.

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Computing: Environmental impact of mobile networks

Professor at the University of Padova, explains what we need to know about taming the environmental impact of mobile networks through GREENEDGE computing
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The algorithm predicting COVID-19 patients in need of intensive care

An algorithm can predict the severity of COVID patients' illnesses depending on how many of them will be highly likely or unlikely to need intensive care or ventilation.
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Potential warnings feature designed to help curb hate speech on Twitter

Research shows that providing twitter users with warnings of potential consequences of spreading hate speech, results in a decrease in hateful language
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Microchips & industrial cloud/edge computing technologies

Johannes Bahrke, European Commission Coordinating Spokesperson for Digital Economy, Research and Innovation spoke to Open Access Government about the next generation of microchips and industrial cloud/edge computing technologies.
Microsoft Teams Calling

How can Microsoft Teams Calling improve Government?

Nathan Hill-Haimes, Investor & Co-Founder at Amvia, looks at what Microsoft Teams Calling is, how governments use it and its advantages over traditional telephony.
smart mobility

Connectivity: The fundamental ingredient of a successful smart city

Frank Stoecker, CEO and co-founder, EMnify, explores why the IoT and the future of smart cities depend on smart mobility as a key building block.
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Enabling sustainable transport technology solutions

Crown Commercial Service updates us on the Transport Technology and Associated Services framework that enables sustainable transport technology solutions for the public sector.
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How AI and robotics can help solve the UK’s supply chain crisis

Akash Gupta, Co-founder and CTO, GreyOrange, explores how AI can help solve the UK's supply chain crisis as a result of lorry driver shortages, caused by Brexit and the pandemic.
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E-waste to secure a sustainable future

Fredrik Forslund, VP Enterprise and Cloud, Blancco, argues that e-waste mustn’t be overlooked in our efforts to secure a sustainable future.
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Why data security is pivotal to NHS structure

Stephen Allcock, Director, Public Sector UKI, explores why identity security is crucial to maintaining the integrity of data in the NHS.
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How tech can drive social value and help build back stronger and better

Chris Gray, Chief of Public Sector at AND DIGITAL, discusses how the tech community must seize this once in a lifetime opportunity to drive greater social value and play its part in building back stronger and better.
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Whistleblower says Online Safety Bill must stop “legal but harmful” content

Speaking to UK politicians, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen suggests the Online Safety Bill should address "legal but harmful" content - the type that leads to self-harm.
Verifiable Credentials

Verifying documents & identity in the public services and beyond

David Chadwick, Crossword Cybersecurity, outlines how the W3C Verifiable Credentials standard works and why he believes it will become the de facto credentials mechanism for public sector services in the near future.
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Keep cyber secure this National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Leading tech experts offer their insight and advice around the evolving threat landscape, problems facing cybersecurity teams, and how companies can bolster cyber defences.
higher education cybersecurity

A class in cybersecurity for higher education

John Hurst, Public Sector Sales, CyberArk, explores the cybersecurity risks that higher education institutions are facing.
Cyber training

Cyber training ‘not fit for purpose’ – We need to change our online behaviour

Mark Brown, Founder of Psybersafe, explores how behavioural science can improve our response to cyber security issues.
human touch

How to retain a human touch as government services go digital

Manish Malhotra, Head of UK Public Services, Infosys, explores how the government can retain a human touch to its services as they go digital.
cyber attacks in 2021

Education sector suffers series of cyber attacks in 2021

David Cummins, VP of EMEA, Tenable, examines how universities are being targeted by a series of cyber attacks in 2021 and what they can do to protect themselves.
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Cybersecurity is national security for all nations

Yonatan Striem-Amit, Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder, Cybereason, provides insight into why cybersecurity is national security for all nations.
the high street

Data collaboration will rejuvenate the high street

Hugh Stevens, the Head of Strategic Growth at LiveRamp, explores how better data use can help ensure the high street can truly get back on its feet post-pandemic, the impact of eCommerce on the future of retail and how physical stores can survive.

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