Keeping our cyber world safe

Issue 06/2018 IoT has disrupted many industries, from agriculture, transport and energy, to healthcare, manufacturing and retail

As with any other day, you wake up, check the smart phone, read emails, note sleep quality, get the real-time weather update and dress accordingly, adjust your smart home settings from an app, jump in the car, ask your virtual personal assistant for... More...

The risks of connected lives

Turn on the radio, set the timer for dinner, turn down the temperature, shut off the lights. With the internet of things (IoT), all of this is possible from the comfort of the couch or while sitting...

Protecting supply chains against cyber attacks

In recent months, a number of international studies and reports have highlighted an alarming increase in cyber attacks targeting the supply chain.  One such survey, conducted in the Americas,...

Eliminating bias from algorithms

Wael Diab, a senior executive at Huawei who is leading international efforts to standardize artificial intelligence (AI), has identified the mitigation of data bias as a priority challenge for...

Asian financial institutions sign MoU supporting IECRE conformity assessment

“IECRE certification will de-risk the investments of financial institutions in large renewable energy projects at insignificant cost”, according to Sandy Butterfield, Chair of IECRE, who talked...

IEC IEEE KATS Challenge Award winners

The IEC, together with IEEE and the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS), awarded five prizes to the winners of the best academic publications submitted to the IEC - IEEE - KATS...

Council elects future IEC President

IEC Council elected Yinbiao Shu of China as IEC President for a three-year term of office, starting 1 January 2020.