In the future, every form of record, value storage and transaction will be tokenised, according to a leading technologist and blockchain expert.
The cause of the Dixons Carphone data breach announced earlier today has not yet been confirmed, but one possible route the attackers could have taken into the company’s systems is via an email attack.
Dixons Carphone’s handling of the data breach has drawn criticism from the cybersecurity community for demonstrating a poor attitude towards data protection.
Less than a month after GDPR came into force, Dixons Carphone has announced that it has been subject to a massive data breach that has compromised a wealth of customer data, include some payment details of 5.9 million customers.
The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has been urged to embrace full automation, including bedside robots and AI diagnoses, to free up frontline staff time worth up to £12.5bn a year – almost 10% of its annual running cost.
The construction industry is set for significant disruption with the introduction of brick-laying robots.
The Dutch government is rolling out smart meters to every household in the Netherlands, with a view to forming a vast Internet of Things (IoT) smart grid.
Starship Technologies has appointed former Airbnb executive Lex Bayer as CEO, as it begins a full commercial rollout of its autonomous delivery robots.
In the future luxury retail will be characterised by “exacting” consumer standards.
Japanese technology giant SoftBank has confirmed the status of General Motors’ autonomous vehicle unit Cruise as a key player in the emerging self-driving car market by investing $2.25bn.
A lack of rules of engagement in cyber warfare is creating a “slippery path” towards more destructive cyberattacks and even physical attacks, according to a former Israeli Defense Forces cyber security expert.
Many of the newly appointed data protection officers (DPOs) appointed by businesses in order to comply with GDPR are not fit for purpose, a leading data protection lawyer has warned.