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.

Open Data Adoption

Governments and Open Data Adoption

James Eiloart provides three key considerations for designing systems that will empower citizens to use raw data and turn it into actionable insights, in this article

How will the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) impact our CCTV cameras?

The General Data Protection Regulation, otherwise known as GDPR, will be implemented by the European Parliament and change the way businesses that operate in or have ties with Europe handle data forever. Not only that, but this new piece of legislation will influence the way we capture and handle CCTV footage      
artificial intelligence

When will artificial intelligence replace your job?

Since the very first computer program, humans have been consumed with the concept of artificial intelligence - the idea that one day machines can think, react and interact with us in a distinctly lifelike manner. The truth is, we’re closer than we think
smart water meters

Smart water meters increasingly employ cellular communication solutions to harness the power of IoT

Smart meters' ability to reduce non-revenue water losses and improve billing accuracy attracts investments, finds Frost & Sullivan

UK companies still struggling to take action a year after WannaCry

One year after WannaCry infected over 200,000 computers in 150 countries globally, 40% of respondents say their organisation is more exposed than it was a year ago
global banks

Global banks to enhance cyber and data security

Turner Little took to investigating the business priorities of global banks in 2018, to better understand what our banks are doing to restore customer faith
education sector

Paper-reliant education businesses risk losing staff to tech-savvy competitors

Over four-fifths of employees admit they would prefer to work for a business in the education sector that was embracing digital technology over one that was stuck in the analogue past, finds new research
personal data

Who is collecting personal data & where does corporate responsibility lie?

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook scandal, personal data has yet again become a diamond in the eyes of media. And with GDPR being less than one month away, it is time to really discuss who can access personal information and for what purposes
virtual reality experience

New virtual reality experience explores the next 70 years of science and medicine

What will the future of medicine look like? A new virtual reality experience from the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry explores futuristic treatments and technologies like inhalable nanobots and 3D printed medicine patches
cloud and hybrid IT

Public sector cloud and hybrid IT adoption: research finds with great risk comes great...

Cloud and hybrid IT will be one of the top five most important technologies for U.K. public sector IT professionals in the next three to five years. This is the view held by 88% of the industry surveyed in the SolarWinds IT Trends Report 2018
Cyber Risk

Working to Eradicate Global Cyber Risk

The World Economic Forum Global Risk Report 2018 cites cyber risk as one of the top risks we face today and is the number one risk that businesses are concerned about
business online

Cyber security: Making the UK safer

The National Cyber Security Centre reveals how they help to make the UK the safest place to live and do business online
illegal content online

European Commission: Tackling illegal content online

The efforts of the European Commission around tackling illegal content online are charted here by Open Access Government

Breaking down boundaries with digital

Jason Fahy, CEO of Knowledge Hub reveals how the firm’s feature-rich digital tool-set is breaking down boundaries in the public sector

Empowering pathologists with artificial intelligence (AI)

Anna Knuuttila, Senior Scientist and Kaisa Helminen, CEO of Fimmic explain how artificial intelligence (AI) empowers pathologists when it comes to cancer care.
sustainable cities

Using smart technologies to create more sustainable cities

Head of Smart Cities at the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC), Sam Ibbott, explains the use of smart technologies to create cleaner, greener and more sustainable cities
cyber security

Reskilling the cyber gap in the UK

Cyber security trainer at QA Limited, James Aguilan shares his expert opinion on the key issues around reskilling the cyber gap in the UK today
businesses and the public sector

How can AI help businesses and the public sector alike?

Salvatore Minetti, CEO and founder, Prospex, provides an insight into artificial intelligence and discusses how it can help businesses and the public sector
access to wi-fi

Govroam: The Wi-Fi network linking public services

Mark O’Leary from Jisc shares his seasoned opinion on govroam which provides the possibility of “zero-touch” access to Wi-Fi for public sector workers.

Technology: Why businesses today need to be ready for anything

Daren Howell from Sungard Availability Services explains why businesses today need to be ready for anything when it comes to using reliable technology

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