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  • 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).
  • The dark web is like the streets at night, even if it is perfectly safe, you are unlikely to feel very safe walking down them, and will not unless you really have to! Christopher East MBCS reports.
  • The fourth and final in a series of articles on the implications of the convergence of computing, biogenetics and cognitive neuroscience by Charles Ross and Max Jamilly looks at the new field of biological computing and swapping microprocessors for microbiology.
  • The Enigma Machine’s success, flaws and its failings all hold lessons for users of modern, encryption reliant tools like WhatsApp. Ian Darlington investigates ciphering’s past and its future.