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.

printing

Simplifying electronic printing solutions for European industry with LEE-BED

Here, we learn why Horizon 2020 project LEE-BED is currently Europe’s one stop shop for printed and embedded electronics services and infrastructure access.
customer engagement

Why public sector organisations need to offer boundless engagement

Steve Bell, VP EMEA Solutions Consulting, Verint Systems, explores how a new progressive mindset of customer engagement can empower public sector brands.
national cybersecurity strategy

Colonial Pipeline: Inherent flaws in the national cybersecurity strategy

Miles Tappin, VP of EMEA at ThreatConnect, explores why the recent Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack has exposed a significant weakness in the US national cybersecurity strategy.
MFD, 2021 sustainable office

The role of MFDs, photocopiers and printers in the 2021 sustainable office

Dave Crispin, CEO of Crispin Associates (UK) Ltd, presents the latest article around the role MFDs, photocopiers and printers play in the “sustainable” 2021 office.
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Big data: With great data comes great responsibility

Dr Florian Kerschbaum from the University of Waterloo, argues that with great data comes great responsibility in this big data focus.
ad fraud

Is ad fraud damaging your brand reputation?

Stewart Boutcher, founding CTO and data lead at Beacon, examines the danger that ad fraud poses, what is being done to combat it, as well as what marketers can do to protect their brand reputations.
confront the threat

SMEs need to confront the threat of ransomware

AJ Thompson, CCO of Northdoor plc, discusses why ransomware is not just an enterprise problem and why SMEs need to confront the threat
customer experience (cx), service providers

COVID-19 should be a customer experience wakeup call

As society slowly inches back to some sort of normality following the COVID-19 lockdowns, Chris Merricks, Director of CX Consultants discusses the importance of getting customer experience right.
WCAG 3.0

The future of digital accessibility for the public sector

Ryan Graham, CTO, Texthelp Group, explores the future of online accessibility within the public sector, with reference to WCAG 3.0.
Technology Services 3 framework

Crown Commercial Service launches Technology Services 3 framework

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has launched the latest version of the Technology Services 3 (TS3) framework which includes over 250 suppliers.
digital services act, DSA

The Digital Services Act is tiptoeing towards regulatory failure

Konstantinos Komaitis, Senior Director, Policy Development at the Internet Society argues that upload filters should not be part of the proposed DSA legislation.
antitrust investigation facebook, social media

European Commission launches antitrust investigation into Facebook

The Commission has launched a new antitrust investigation into Facebook, as almost 7 million firms advertise on the platform and this data could be used to "distort competition".
upgrades

How the NHS can de-risk its modernisation to upgrade safely and efficiently

Steven Shepherd, Healthcare Director, SAS UK, explores how upgrades can be made in a way that is cost-efficient and where the NHS professionals asked to use those systems are comfortable with the upgrades.
assistive AI

Public safety and smart cities: How assistive AI will help

Jack Williams, Strategic Product Manager – AI & Analytics, Hexagon’s Safety & Infrastructure division, explores how assistive artificial intelligence (AI) will help public safety and smart cities of the future.
policing

Facial Recognition Technology: A tool for 21st century policing

Suzanne Gallagher, Associate, BCL Solicitors LLP, explains the current legal position in the balance between human rights, privacy and the use of biometric technology by the police and other groups.
tech experts

Tech experts discuss the three-year anniversary of GDPR

In this article, tech experts explore the core components of data governance and protection in today’s cyber business landscape and offer advice on how an organisation must act if a data breach occurs.
insurance

Is insurance the answer to Europe’s AI worries?

Saar Yoskovitz, Co-Founder & CEO at Augury,  argues that insurance is the key to monitoring artificial intelligence (AI), not regulation.
cloud-based system

How a modern cloud-based system can help the public sector

Andy Campbell, Global Solution Evangelist at FinancialForce, explains how a modern cloud-based system can help public sector organisations integrate their suite of business applications.
wearable health tech

Data potential of wearable health tech readings

Nicholas Kelly from Axela Ltd discusses the data potential of including wearable health tech readings in a ‘single customer view’ of healthcare.
Online Safety Bill

Online Safety Bill fails to protect society’s most vulnerable from malicious scammers

Charlie Shakeshaft, CEO of Individual Protection Solutions, reacts to the new Online Safety bill, acknowledging the pros and cons, and what more needs to be done by the government to ensure people are adequately protected online.

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