Category: Technology

Cyber Security

Bad-bots and CNP fraud

The use of bad-bots to further payment card not present (CNP) fraud. According to Trustwave’s 2016 Global Security Report 60% of cybercrime incidents target payment card data. Half involve magnetic stripe data (generally stolen via point-of-sales devices) whilst the other...

Machine Learning

Can IBM Take Machine Learning Mainstream?

It is clear that Watson, IBM’s cognitive engine, is becoming embedded in just about every tool and application that IBM is selling these days. In its most recent announcement, IBM is now making the Watson Machine Learning (ML) engine available...

Car transport? There’s an app for that

The impact of self-driving technology, whether it be Uber-style driverless ride sharing vehicles, automated long-haul lorry driving or drone transport, will be felt across all transport sectors. The next 20 years will see the steady uptake in driving automation. It will increase real-time communications in order to minimise travel time and cost. Legislators must grapple…

 

Smart Cities

Bonding Cars and Comms

Let’s face it: our road transport systems are jamming up – and it’s just getting worse! In order to improve transport infrastructures, the global focus is on the merger of physical transport and telecoms to optimise transport volumes, speed, accuracy as well as security, and actually reducing the environmental impact. Smart traffic management needs Software-Defined Networks (SDN) and Software-Defined WAN access (SD-WAN) to manage hefty increases in mobile data traffic.