Cyber Safety in Connected Healthcare – Lessons for a 4.0 World

The Internet of Things (IoT) offers unique opportunities for health management. Health-related IoT technologies range from wearable sensors for purposes of assisted living to radio-controlled implantable cardiac pacemakers which support patients with heart diseases. These interconnected systems are expected to play an important role in national healthcare systems and are, for example, tools to deal with an increasingly ageing population. …

PETRAS IoT Hub at #AoIR2017

PETRAS Standards, Governance and Policy (SGP) Research team was represented at this year’s annual Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) conference at the University of Tartu in Estonia. The conference brought together hundreds of academics, researchers, graduate students and other participants for an interdisciplinary, multi-methodological look at the Internet. Dr Leonie Maria Tanczer, Postdoctoral Research Associate for the SGP team, was …

PETRAS IoT Hub represented at IoT Hearing in Brussels

The PETRAS IoT Hubs’ Standards, Governance and Policy research team was invited to a European Parliament hearing, organised by The Greens/EFA. The event with the title “#WannaCry: Lessons learned for Security and Liability in the Internet of Things” was convened by the Members of the European Parliament Jan Philipp Albrecht, Julia Reda and Reinhard Bütikofer. The hearing set out to identify the …

New PETRAS Research Associate at UCL

The PETRAS IoT Hub research team is growing. Leonie Tanczer is joining the Standards, Governance and Policy Stream having recently submitted her PhD thesis at Queen’s University Belfast. She will be working together with Dr. Irina Brass under line managers Dr. Jason Blackstock and Dr. Madeline Carr (Cardiff University) on issues such as the regulation and standardisation of IoT devices. The Stream …