Privacy & Security

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    How Women are Leading the Healthcare Technology Transformation

    Women play a key role in healthcare, with 77% of the healthcare workforce being women and 80% of women making healthcare decisions for their families, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. As the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) Healthcare and Life Sciences (HLS) Practice brings together volunteers to…

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    Rebuilding Trust: A Path Toward More Holistic Cybersecurity

    Often, the general public thinks of cybersecurity as “IT security”, yet it covers much more than that. Data collection, transparency, trust, communication, and collaboration have become increasingly vital in a world exploding with ever more connected devices. IEEE addressed this topic during an Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2021 Lightning Talk…

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    Protecting Online Data Privacy and Enabling Trust in Connected Technologies

    While ongoing technical advances have brought about the powerful digital technologies that now pervade our lives, an often overlooked aspect of these connected systems – the trust users need to have in them – is as important to their effectiveness as their technical attributes. If users don’t trust how a…

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    IEEE SA Places Focus to Fuel the Future of Mobility

    Transportation is all about moving goods and people from place to place. The mobility industry, which comprises roadways, railways, airways, and waterways, is undergoing disruptive changes driven by technological advancements, particularly information and communication technologies (ICTs). For example, the evolution of road transportation is driven by connectivity, increasing autonomy, electrification,…

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    How Blockchain Technology Can Help Address Legacy Challenges in Healthcare

    Imagine that a flu vaccine shortage arises in the middle of a deadly flu season. There are likely unused doses sitting in hospital basements or doctors’ office supply rooms across the country. But because there is not a single, shared, and secure repository for the flu vaccine inventory, medical professionals…

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    Three Healthcare and Life Sciences Trends to Watch in 2022

    As the COVID-19 global pandemic waged on in 2021, we saw a global population continue to use mobile and remote technologies for everyday tasks: video conferencing platforms were used by workers and students, streaming content applications kept us entertained at home, and grocery shopping was done through a mobile app.…

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    Four Connectivity and Telecom Trends to Watch in 2022

    As we look toward 2022, we can see the evidence of a convergence of influencing factors driving a rapid advancement of technology innovation. But to talk about what we see for 2022, we first need to step back a few years for context. In 2020, global organizations engaged in digital…

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    Five Foundational Technology Trends to Watch in 2022

    Over the past year, adoption and investment in emerging technologies and new applications such as the Internet of Things (IoT) have continued to increase, as connectivity among devices capable of sending and receiving massive amounts of data grows significantly. This increased traffic is driven by diverse enabling technologies, such as…

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    The IEEE CertifAIEd Framework for AI Ethics Applied to the City of Vienna

    In a proof-of-concept collaboration between the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) and the City of Vienna, the newly developed IEEE CertifAIEd framework was successfully applied to an artificial intelligence (AI) system for the automatic categorization of incoming customer requests. Addressing Risks of Artificial Intelligence Systems AI applications are increasingly being…

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    Enabling End-User Agency and Trust in Artificial Intelligence Systems

    Complex artificial intelligence systems (AIS) are increasingly finding their way into consumer contexts. Everyday users with no domain expertise are being introduced to these systems with varying degrees of transparency and understanding of the technology. Moreover, it is unclear to most how interaction with these systems may affect their lives…

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