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The Blockchain-based ‘Handshake’ Solution: an Answer to DNS Security Issues
The traditional application of any domain name system may be tried and true, but it’s prone to vulnerabilities and censorship. The new network solution, ‘Handshake’, introduces a decentralised—namely blockchain-based—angle on DNSs that could be the answer.
TSMC and Purdue University Partner on Secured Microelectronics Ecosystem
On Friday 14th June, Purdue University and the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) announced their plans to establish a Center for Secured Microelectronics Ecosystem to ensure a secure supply of chips from foundry to system.
What Sets ABET Accredited Engineering University Programmes Apart?
Is formal accreditation mandatory for engineering programmes? Does it really help students to find work more easily than those that have studied at a non-accredited institution? We analyse the various aspects of ABET accreditation in detail.
WWDC 2019 Roundup: Exciting New Tools for Developers and Engineers
On June 3rd, Tim Cook and company took to the stage during Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference. The Apple WWDC typically showcases upcoming software updates, though Apple does occasionally unveil new hardware. This year was no different.
ADI’s Senior Field Applications Engineer, Thomas Brand, Talks Industry 4.0 and Cyber Security
With no stopping the rising, urgent importance of cyber security in Industry 4.0, Analog Devices is a prominent example of a manufacturer that’s proving prepared. Thomas Brand, senior field applications engineer (FAE) at ADI, shares the specific systems they’ve put in place.
Securing Medtech Devices Now Possible Through Signal Manipulation
If you've ever wondered what it would be like to have your information secured with something uniquely yours, then your own body is as close as it gets. Thanks to new technology, medical data can now be protected from breaches using the human body as the encryption medium.
Arm’s VP of IoT Cloud Services Shares The Greatest Challenges in IoT Utilities
As the IoT grows ever more crucial, the same goes for efficient and secure IoT deployments, especially in the increasingly-regulated utilities space. EP’s Sam Holland talked to SVP of software giant Arm’s IoT Cloud Services division, Himagiri Mukkamala, about his experience of optimising IoT solutions in the utilities sector, particularly in relation to Arm’s recent partnership with smart meter manufacturer, EDMI.
Multi-chip Modules That Meet Growing High Performance and Miniaturisation Standards
Due to the growing demand for compactness and greater efficiency in consumer electronics, Internet of Things, aerospace, defence, biotechnology industries and more, manufacturers face the challenge of designing systems with greater miniaturisation while being increasingly powerful. To achieve this, engineers must utilise smaller, more efficient components.
Barriers to IoT Medical Devices
The question of whether the IoT is revolutionising healthcare has long since been answered—IoT medical devices are completely changing the industry as we know it. Every new opportunity faces barriers and resistance, though, and IoT medical devices aren't immune from these.
Bluetooth 5.1: What the Latest in Generation 5 Has to Offer
‘Bluetooth’ is named after the English translation of ‘Blåtand’: the surname of King Harald Blåtand, who unified Denmark—so in his memory, it’s no surprise that the wireless standard has remained an important part of the connected world since the late ’90s. Now, it’s more communicative, efficient and scalable than ever: here’s a look at what’s putting the ‘.1’ in ‘Bluetooth 5.1’.
Can Voice Recognition Applications Retain Surge of Growth in European Market Despite Device Flaws?
Voice recognition technology is an incredibly exciting innovation that is becoming a big part of our day-to-day lives. First integrated into our smartphones several years ago, the technology is now able to automate tasks, giving us the hands-free ability to achieve more.
Why Augmented Intelligence is Throwing a Spanner in the Works of European Copyright Legislation
It is often said that, in general, some laws as they stand today are not fit for purpose in their application to the digital world. One area where this is truer than any other is intellectual property—the digital age has completely changed the rules on intellectual property and the antiquated laws and systems of yesterday are no longer feasible.
What The Gatwick Drones Say About The Future of Airport Security
From the 19th to the 21st of December 2018, hundreds of flights were cancelled due to malicious drone activity disrupting the airspace of Britain’s second busiest airport, London Gatwick—just in time for Christmas! Here are the lessons learned, and the lessons that at least should be learned, for present and future airport security.