We believe fitness trackers keep us healthy, and connected toys keep children safe – but such devices are easily abused.
New 5G technologies also boast the raw ingredients needed to beam wireless power to small devices.
The Internet of Things will transform industry, agriculture, and our cities. But we need to consider carefully the risks as well as the rewards.
Internet technologies and the devices that enable information access and transfer are useful in crisis management. Accessing these readily available digital technologies can help community resiliency.
Australia’s new voluntary code of practice to make IoT devices more secure may expose consumers to greater risks.
For decades experts have puzzled over why most people claim to have privacy concerns, but few actually do enough about it.
The massive increase in internet-connected devices will create an informal surveillance network that could be used to target protestors and activists.
How indoor solar cells could help power the Internet of Things.
The coronavirus pandemic lays bare the many vulnerabilities created by society’s dependence on the internet. Watch the video to learn more about these issues.
Much of the world is moving online in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Society’s newly increased dependence on the internet is bringing the need for good cyber policy into sharp relief.
Co-opting internet-connected devices could disrupt transportation systems on Election Day, stymie political campaigns, or help make information warfare more credible.
Cities around the world are struggling to manage their mountains of waste. We can use the Internet of Things for smart waste systems that collect, sort, reuse and recycle most of what is thrown out.
How can the internet accommodate more and more users every day?
Instead of trying to explain the mystifying mathematics behind how algorithms work, this researcher started looking at how they actually ‘see’ the world we live in.
A Nobel Prize-winning political economist found a way to promote good governance and protect users without the need for heavy-handed government regulation.
The year 2030 may not seem far away, but a decade is a long time in technological terms. Widespread automation, electrification, and connectivity are set to revolutionise the car of the future.
As the number of ‘internet of things’ devices expands rapidly, so do security vulnerabilities to homes, businesses, governments and the internet as as whole.
From offshore oil and gas to the homes of people with disabilities, this is emerging as one of the most exciting areas of tech.
The very first cyberattack clogged up the nascent internet, halting digital communications. Now much bigger, the internet is still largely open to – and suffering regularly from – similar attacks.
While networked entertainment systems, automated security, mood lights and voice-controlled thermostats make homes more secure and productive, they’re also just good fun.