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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The NewJET project: Additional benefits of Sustainable Alternative Fuels for aviation

Dr Simon Blakey talks us through The NewJET project pioneered by the University of Birmingham, which is creating Sustainable Alternative Fuels for aviation.
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The issue of cybersecurity when taking work to the home

Ben Bulpett, EMEA Director, SailPoint, discusses how Coronavirus is forcing the issue of cybersecurity during the ‘flexible working revolution’
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Rationing the cloud: How coronavirus has created capacity issues

In the face of the current health emergency, Microsoft Azure and Office 365 are inevitably having to scale resources. Andy Powell, Cloud CTO at Jisc, shares advice for dealing with capacity issues.
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Fire in data centres: Smoke is the biggest cause of damage

Derek Killaspy, Managing Director of Fireworks Ltd, explores why data centres are moving to high pressure water mist fire suppression systems.
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Legacy technology: An obstacle to your digital ambitions

Here David Turner, Managing Director at MSC Digital, talks us through a simple strategy and approach for a cloud based solution.
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Robotics: The story of a multi-robot café with PRINTEPS

Here, Takahira Yamaguchi from Keio University in Japan explores how different robots cooperate in a multi-robot café, beginning with details about service workflow.
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The ethics of AI development in public policy

Dr Emma Carmel illustrates the paradoxical realities of ethics in AI development, with recommendations for forming an effective public policy.
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Digital transformation in Japan and the European Union

Agnieszka Kuczynska from AGH University of Science and Technology charts the prominence of digital transformation in Japan and the European Union today.
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Technology focus: Fujitsu scanners in the public sector

Robyn Boyd on behalf of PFU (EMEA) Limited – a Fujitsu company turns our thoughts to the extent to which technology is heavily relied upon in the public sector, focussing specifically on the role of Fujitsu scanners in this vein.
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Social media: A central part of modern life with dangers

Social media is a central part of modern life, writes Rufus Caldecott, Operations Analyst at the security and intelligence firm, Blackstone Consultancy but there are dangers, he warns.
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Reduce child online victimisation: What effective prevention programs have in common

Teaching children to foster safe and healthy relationships in social media environments is explored here by Marsali Hancock from the EP3 Foundation.
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Making sure artificial intelligence in the workplace benefits people

Franca Salis-Madinier from the European Economic and Social Committee and French Democratic Confederation of Labour – Professionals and Managers, highlights for us the importance of ensuring that artificial intelligence in the workplace benefits people.
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Can video consultations help keep GPs safe from COVID-19?

Dr Ian Jackson, Medical Director, and Clinical Safety Officer at Refero, urges the primary care sector to take up video consultations to help keep the GP workforce safe from COVID-19.
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Why the cloud is a lifeline for the NHS

With coronavirus increasing the demand on NHS services, Justin Day, CEO of Cloud Gateway, discusses why the cloud could be the lifeline for the NHS.
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SOCCRATES: Improving detection and response to complex cyber-attacks 

The Horizon 2020 project SOCCRATES brings together some of the best expertise in the field to develop, implement and evaluate an automated security platform to defend against complex cyber-attacks, more of which is explained here by Reinder Wolthuis from TNO.
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How can we protect children in the digital age?

Here, Claire Quinn, VP of Compliance & DPO, CIPP/e at PRIVO, discusses the challenges of how to protect children in the digital age.

UKCloud survey: Over 300 public sector organisations discuss current cloud use

Here, UKCloud discuss the results of their public sector organisation survey on the current use of cloud and ask, how do you compare?
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How to empower your remote workforce: Providing tools for effective communication

Neil Hammerton, CEO and Co-founder of Natterbox, discusses how businesses can empower its remote workforce using tools to enable effective communication, particularly those operating in customer-facing roles.
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CCS launches its Cyber Security Services 3 dynamic purchasing system

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has announced the launch of its new Cyber Security Services 3 dynamic purchasing system (DPS).
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An increase in remote working could leave your business unsecure

While the big-names in business have been grabbing headlines when it comes to remote working following coronavirus, here Eacs explains that SMEs could be more vulnerable to an influx of staff working from home.

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