The energy consumption of Internet use has multiplied by a thousand-fold in 20 years. So how can we better visualise our energy ‘spending’ and reduce carbon emissions?
Cloud services are convenient, but if an organization isn’t careful about how it uses them, the services can also give data thieves an opening.
The centralisation of internet infrastructure leaves swathes of the online world vulnerable to sudden outages.
Between teleworking, distance learning and the use of social networks, the current period is unusual in our use of the Internet. How does the network work? How to use it well?
The digital economy is taking off. So are the greenhouse gas emissions, electronic waste and pollution associated with it.
Cloud computing can play a crucial role in helping African countries reach sustainable development.
Can developing countries get rich from data?
If African countries can get the fundamentals right, cloud computing could become a powerful ally in the push for sustainable development.
Cloud services became popular due to the benefits they can offer to users, but their adoption can be opposed by IT departments.
Four important elements to consider when evaluating how safe you are online.
Storing data in the cloud is convenient, but how secure is it? And what are users’ options for stepping up their data security?
Cloud computing is on the rise, but so are questions about its security. This is why we need systems where the data itself enforces security, not just the cloud system within which it is contained.
Cybercriminals are using cloud-based services, much like regular businesses. A new study reveals important lessons for the future of fighting cybercrime.
We have never been so connected and we are producing more data than ever before. But how can we manage our data effectively while making sure it remains safe?
Data centers are taking over the factories where workers once processed checks, baked bread and printed Bibles. What will the rise of the information-based economy mean for American cities?
We don’t expect our own government to hack our email – but it’s happening, in secret, and if current court cases go badly, we may never know how often.
Without data centres the world stops. We explored the inner Sydney suburb of Alexandria to learn more about these critical infrastructures.
Apple has announced its next generation iOS 10, but how does it stack up to the latest Android offering from Google?
The speed comparison between today’s technology and femtosecond spintronics is like comparing the fastest bullet train on Earth to the speed of light.
How should we address growing concerns about information security without denying society the benefits big data can bring?