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Seriously, why do we need a Digital Agenda?

IoE and IoT are acronyms that are familiar to me – when I use them with friends and family, they have a big question mark on their face (I learned how to read question marks on faces during my time teaching at universities in Japan.).

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects or “things” embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity, which enables these objects to collect and exchange data.

The fact is that there are lots of those networks of connected physical objects already out there
– list of countries by IoT devices online per 100 inhabitants

IoTDevicesOnline

… and they estimate that more than 30 billion devices will be wirelessly connected to the Internet of Things by 2020!

That is why we need a digital agenda – we need to make sure that this growing number of networks are reliable and secure.

Are you involved in the study, management, development and implementation of systems and concepts to combat information warfare?

Are you working on improving information systems security?arminSimma

Armin Simma from the Networking Academy at FH Vorarlberg is heading the Mini Track on Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things: Security and Privacy with his co-chair Nasser Abouzakhar from the University of Hertfordshire.

Join them, share your knowledge and experience:
CALL FOR PAPERS
15th European Conference on Information Warfare and Security ECCWS 2016
Munich, Germany, 7-8 July 2016

Armin Simma is a senior lecturer at the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences, Austria. After graduating at the University of Linz, Austria he worked 2 years at CERN, Switzerland, working in projects for DASA (Daimler Chrysler Aerospace), ESA (European Space Agency) and other organizations worldwide (e.g. IT services for tax office Oslo/Norway). Since 2001 he is teaching and doing research in the areas of IT security, virtualization, cloud technology, operating systems and computer networks.

Keywords:
Government’s Digital Agenda, embedded systems, industrial malware analysis, security and privacy, industrial IoT and Industry 4.0.

LINKS

Call for Papers:Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things: Security and Privacy

Conference Website ECCWS 2016

OECD Digital Economy Outlook 2015

Internet of Things explained by Wikipedia

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