The View from the EEMA Chair – May

It’s 30 years since the US government introduced the Computer Security Law of 1987.  This early piece of legislation was put in place to improve the security and privacy of sensitive information in federal computer systems and to establish a minimum acceptable security practices for such systems. Roll forward to 2017 and the digital world…

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The View from the EEMA Chair – April

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is arguably the most hyped term in 2017, possibly even surpassing Blockchain technologies. Yet, like Blockchain there is little public understanding when you look beyond the high-level marketing spin. However, AI and what it is leading to, presents a challenge at many different levels for both technology and society. At the very…

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The view from the EEMA Chair – March

The extent of ID fraud was placed under the media spotlight earlier this month, when the UK’s fraud prevention service, Cifas, revealed that 2016 witnessed the highest number of identity frauds since records began. Whilst the numbers (172,919 reported incidents) made shocking reading for consumers, it really doesn’t begin to scratch the surface in comprehending…

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