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Data is the new ‘Oil’ commodity built up from IOT gadgets

Referring to the cyber challenges around IOT devices, “Data is the new ‘Oil’ was the remark made by Mr. Lindley, from the University of Lancaster, when he spoke recently at the recent Cheltenham Science Festival. Mr. Lindley explained how tech companies are not…

Digital IOT

Internet of Things attacks could end up costing the UK more than £1billion per year if IOT security issues are not addressed and so concerns around cyber security in digital IOT have been mounting for some time now. It is estimated that by…

GDPR Safety has to be at the forefront of 5G network development

The new 5G network has definitely grabbing some interesting media attention, especially in terms of the risks surrounding cyber security and GDPR safety. There is no doubt that our country is ready for the next level of network known as 5G.  As internet…

UK launches its first National Centre of Excellence for IOT and Cyber Security Systems

Together with a funding partnership from the UK Research and Innovation through the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and as part of the Securing Digital Technologies at the Periphery (SDTaP) programme.  A number of Universities across the UK have joined forces…

How IOT services could change the way we shop

2018 was the year that saw an explosion of IOT services and connected products in homes across the UK.  From managing lighting and heating temperatures or finding our favourite music, to making shopping lists and ordering goods, the introduction of IOT services and…

Blockchain could be the key to protecting SMART manufacturing

The manufacturing industry has increasingly moved more into the use of WIFI connected technology to streamline processes and improve efficiency through SMART manufacturing. From measuring raw materials to assembling products, labeling and packing, the introduction of this technology has encouraged more efficient and…

How Voice Recognition is changing the way we communicate

According to last year’s Smart Speaker report conducted by YouGov, within just one year the use of smart speakers in our UK homes has doubled from 1 in 20 to 1 in 10 with Amazon’s Alexa, Siri, and Google Voice being the most…

The impact of IOT devices old and new

According to research by F5 Labs, (Internet of Things) IOT devices are now the top attack target in IT crime by cybercriminals, exceeding web, email servers and IT applications. Over the last 18 months, Spain has been the largest victim of IOT crime…

New Code of Practice to improve IT Security in IOT products

The UK has recently produced a voluntary code of practice to encourage manufacturers to adhere to safer methods of producing IOT (Internet of Things) connected goods in terms of cyber security. For some years now, these gadgets have had very little IT security…