Data for good

It is clear that we face some huge challenges as we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic, says Angus Flett, CEO at Smart DCC. The resulting economic damage cannot slow the urgency with which climate change has to be tackled.

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The effect of IoT in improving accessibility for people living with a disability

The emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) has offered many societal benefits, and has undoubtedly improved our overall quality of life. Statistics show that by the end of 2018, there were an estimated 22 billion IoT-connected devices in use worldwide, and this number has only grown since, says Jocelyn Brown.

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Orange Spain, Applus+ IDIADA and Ericsson drive automotive connectivity

Applus+ IDIADA, a global company headquartered at Santa Oliva (Tarragona) near Barcelona, works with vehicle manufacturers worldwide to develop and validate technologies for the automotive industry.

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Eurotech, Infineon, Microsoft and GlobalSign partner in ’chain of trust’ security solution

Eurotech, a company that designs, develops, and deploys hardware and software solutions for the Edge and Internet of Things (IoT), is working with Infineon, Microsoft and GlobalSign to simplify large scale, secure roll outs of connected devices. This collaboration delivers assurance by extending the secured device identity chain from the edge to the cloud.

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DoS and password login attacks dominate security attacks since 2018

Denial-of-Service (DoS) and password login attacks such as brute force and credential stuffing are on the rise, according to new research from F5 Labs.

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Cloudera collaborates with NVIDIA to accelerate data analytics and AI in the cloud

Cloudera, the enterprise data cloud company, announced that Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) will integrate the RAPIDS Accelerator for Apache Spark 3.0.

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Life Lessons: Don’t be afraid to be ambitious and voice your opinions!

Kameelah Benjamin-Fuller, PTC’s chief diversity officer, was inspired by the work that had gone into large, corporate law books that surround her as a child. She’s still inspired by her surroundings, only now they include amazing applications for the Internet of Things, as well as the beauty and intellectual stimulus of Iceland.

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Over 600,000 new malicious programs registered globally every day in 2021

Data acquired and calculated by Finbold projects that about 604,059 new malicious programs (malware) and potentially unwanted applications (PUA) are globally registered daily in 2021.

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HomeGrid Forum advances G.hn for industrial applications

HomeGrid Forum is accelerating the development of G.hn for use in industrial settings, which will prove critical for the future success of businesses worldwide. Facilitating fast communication, G.hn is said by the Forum to be bridging the gap between legacy systems and newer technology to transform operations with reliable, fast connectivity.

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Johnson Controls and Pelion partner on AI and IoT for ‘smart, healthy, and sustainable’ buildings

Pelion, the connected IoT device service provider, and subsidiary of Arm, is partnering with Johnson Controls, a provider in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings.

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How to make sense of big data: RTUs and process control applications

Deploying remote telemetry units (RTUs) on industrial assets is an important element of capturing, interpreting and using big data from an industrial process.

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Telefonica Tech collaborates with Quside and Qrypt to validate new quantum technology

Telefonica Tech has collaborated with Barcelona-based Quside, a manufacturer of high-performance quantum random number generators, and New York-based Qrypt, a producer of cryptographic quantum security solutions enabled by its Quantum Entropy-as-a-Service (EaaS) solution, to successfully complete the integration of a new quantum technology into its cloud service hosted in its Virtual Data Centres (VDC).

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Mitigating risk: Basic measures to prevent DDoS attacks in 2021

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are getting more and more vicious each day, hurting business targets both financially and reputationally. These attacks work by overloading a web server with requests and causing hours, even days, of downtime and inevitable frustration.

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Buildings can be key to a sustainable future – but first, business models need to change

The World Economic Forum was right to say in a post this month that buildings could be the key to building a sustainable society post-pandemic.

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MarkLogic adds AWS Glue connector for simpler cloud data integration

MarkLogic Corporation, a provider in cloud data integration and data management, announced the general availability of a custom connector for AWS Glue, a fully-managed, serverless data integration service to create, run, and monitor data integration pipelines.

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Accenture acquires Core Compete

Accenture has acquired Core Compete, a cloud analytics services firm headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, with additional offices in the UK and India.

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