cyber security

  • Oil and gas in the digital age

    15 February 2020 by Claire Marchand
    While cyber security is primordial nowadays in all types of industries, it is even more so in in the oil and gas sector. Cyber attacks can have critical consequences to human lives and the environment: fires, explosions...
  • The Intelligence of Things

    15 February 2020 by Catherine Bischofberger
    For many experts, the Internet of Things (IoT) will become the Intelligence of Things during the coming decade, improving and disrupting our lives in equal measure.
  • Making plans for the IoT

    15 February 2020 by Catherine Bischofberger
    What is in the future for IoT standardization? François Coallier, who leads the work by IEC and ISO in this wide-reaching area, answers some of our questions.
  • Cyber security for broadcasters – a permanent priority

    15 February 2020 by Morand Fachot
    Broadcasters, and media companies in general, have been increasingly targeted by cyber attacks from a wide range of actors in recent years. Standardization organizations, IEC in particular, the broadcasting and media...
  • Cyber security for critical infrastructure

    15 February 2020 by Michael A. Mullane
    Critical infrastructure, ranging from traffic lights to manufacturing plants and power stations, are coming under increasing attack as a new generation of malware specifically targets industrial automation and control...
  • Winning trust

    15 June 2019 by Claire Marchand
    In today’s world of ultra-smart technology, being smart doesn’t only mean being well connected, but also well protected against security breaches. While that is an aspect that individuals must consider, it has become a...
  • Protection from cyber threats and beyond

    15 April 2019 by Claire Marchand
    In many countries, the networked connection of physical objects is the norm today, in homes and businesses, transport, healthcare, entertainment and sports.
  • Cyber security-by-design

    15 April 2019 by Michael A. Mullane
    This year’s IEC General Meeting is taking place in China, a country with a long tradition of putting up buildings that can withstand earthquakes. Centuries ago the Chinese realized that the best way to protect cities in...
  • IEC prepares for the future

    15 April 2019 by Natalie Mouyal
    In a city famous for its honking horns and yellow cabs, it is hard to imagine that horse drawn carriages were once the most common form of transportation in New York City. Two images of Fifth Avenue, taken only thirteen...
  • Looking to the future

    15 January 2019 by Natalie Mouyal
    It is a generally accepted notion that we are living in times of rapid change. If, to paraphrase Heraclitus, change is the only constant, then organizations must anticipate areas of possible change and prepare themselves...
  • Rethinking the healthcare ecosystem

    15 January 2019 by Antoinette Price
    Today, for many, technology is an inextricable part of life and healthcare. Friendly robots administer daily medications; algorithms diagnose diseases more accurately than top specialists, and a doctor’s appointment can...
  • Being prepared for quantum computing

    15 January 2019 by Michael A. Mullane
    One of the MIT’s best-known physicists, Seth Lloyd, uses a musical analogy to explain quantum computers. Classical computation, he says, is like a solo voice that produces a series of pure tones which form a single...