Privacy & Security

  • global connectivity

    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…

  • connected technologies

    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…

  • Artificial intelligence systems

    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…

  • cybersecurity online

    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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    Vaccine Passports and Databases: Privacy vs. Public Health

    Today, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the eyes of the world are on the subject of vaccination tracking. To discuss pathways forward, IEEE hosted a side session at the United Nations High Level Political Forum (HLPF) called “Vaccine Passports and Databases: Privacy vs. Public Health.” The session discussed the…

  • Children’s Data on Laptops

    How Organizations Can Create Inclusive and Positive Online Experiences for Children

    Technology is now permanently intertwined with children’s lives almost from the beginning – from smart baby monitors to playing with connected toys, watching online videos, social media, using voice activated assistants, online education, and mobile apps.  An elementary-aged child’s day looks very different than even a decade ago, with technology…

  • cybersecurity online

    Data Sovereignty and Trusted Online Identity

    COVID-19 has intensified privacy, security, and sovereignty concerns. The current vaccination passport discussions show that identity is at the center of the current debate. While online IDs are the key for many digital services, the question is who should design and control them? IEEE SA co-organized a discussion panel at…

  • Man Consulting Doctor Remotely

    How to Give Users Control and Consent Over Their Health Wearable Data

    A Paradigm Shift in Healthcare Data Management Who should own patient data? Healthcare providers? Health wearables developers/manufacturers? The patient? Should the patient have the right to consent as to how their healthcare data is shared or accessed? These were all questions considered in the IEEE SA Community Lab session at…

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    Podcast: Cybersecurity, Trust, and Privacy in Connected Mental Health – A Perspective from Europe

    We are seeing rapidly growing trends towards the application of digital therapeutics for mental health conditions; a great deal exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. This increase was further validated by the Enforcement Policy for Digital Health Devices For Treating Psychiatric Disorders During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Public Health Emergency issued…

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    Podcast: Response and Prevention Strategy in Connected Health – A Perspective from Latin America

    What can an emerging Latin American region teach us when it comes to cyber risk management in the digital healthcare transformation? We sit down with Roque Juarez, Security Intelligence Specialist at IBM in Mexico, to get an understanding of how basic principles can be critical to cyber threat management in…

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