RSS - Internet and Communications articles
  • Existing social media platforms aren’t providing effective political engagement, because they weren’t designed to. BCS has been calling for a purpose-built platform to improve meaningful communication between the public and MPs.
  • A more integrated and interoperable health system offers clear and profound benefits. All with many advantages, there are also many risks which will need addressing. Chief among these is security.
  • Health and social care practitioners, academics and industry representatives from across Europe gathered in Edinburgh to discuss the opportunities digital presents. Martin Cooper AMBCS, RITTech reports.
  • Aftab Afzal, Senior Vice President and General Manager EMEA, at NSFOCUS IB asks: how has the DDoS attack evolved over the past 25 years; has the ever growing internet of things affected the growth of DDoS attacks at all; and what can we expect in the future?
  • Those who know they are inventing the future often have minimal, if any, concern for understanding what has gone before. Therefore, what can be done, and what is being done, to improve IoT privacy and security can be worlds apart.
  • Ian Woodburn, chair of BCS Nursing Group, explains how technology can help both patients and nurses have better lives - if that tech is designed and deployed correctly.
  • IoT is not just about connected devices; it is about data. And it will be those businesses that find the right way to harness, analyse and monetise that data that will be the real winners in the IoT race.
  • Tim Nyland-Jones, Information Security Manager at Northgate Vehicle Hire, investigates why IoT software and interoperability are still a long way from being standardised.
  • Dr Sharon Goldwater talks to Martin Cooper AMBCS about her work in natural language processing, her Needham Award lecture and why we’re unlikely to ever see a Babel fish.
  • John Mitchell FBCS, Director of LHS Business Control, posits some solutions regarding the tricky conundrum of securing the internet of things (IoT).