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  • Smart home device
    Cisco believes will have 50 billion devices connected to the internet of things (IoT) by 2020. The popular view seems to veer between visions of beneficial 24/7 health monitoring to a fear that we may be sleepwalking into Orwell’s 1984.
  • Soldier
    Augmented reality is a buzzword at the moment and the commercial world is already running full steam ahead with the technology. With that in mind, Judy Bloxham, Jisc RSC Northwest, explores how augmented reality is making a difference to the learning process.
  • Woman In Underpass
    With so much more malware now being designed specifically to exploit mobile device vulnerabilities, the protection of businesses from this recent security scourge has risen up the agenda of many a CIO. Sean Newman, Security Strategist, Cisco, investigates.
  • Castle On Island
    Information security used to be simple. We locked doors, bolted windows, and that was sufficient. We took our cues for IT security architecture design from the same places, castles, walls, defence in depth, onion models, and network security based models positioned against external attack. These risks are not entirely the whole story says Ralph O’Brien MBCS.

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