Cyber Security

This three-part Cyber Security series covers both Artificial Intelligence as well as the Internet of Things.

The threat of cyber attacks rises to a new level as everything from household appliances to aircraft connect to the internet.
Plus: As robots become more powerful, concerns that weak security standards could allow them to be weaponised have increased, while using AI to automate health records still causes controversy.

Hack of a Boeing 757 has raised serious questions about aviation’s vulnerability to cyber attacks

Household appliances offer path to sophisticated systems through the IoT

A look at lessons everyone can learn from the professionals

The quantum threat comes just as the internet of things and 5G mobile connectivity are arriving, with higher security requirements

‘It’s going to take collective action to get the security outcomes we’re looking for’

Smartphone maker aims to use its reputation for privacy on smaller devices

More from this Special Report

Finding staff who have the right skills in both AI and cyber security demands new thinking on hiring

Machines do not yet cope well in adversarial situations

UK minister says patients must be reassured over risks of algorithms in accessing data

Labs are preparing to roll out automated tools that find security flaws posed by faulty computer code

AI lowers the cost of a data breach more than hiring an information security officer

Automatons without security safeguards can be weaponised

Online platforms are being used to buy and sell the tools to commit crime

Business schools add cyber to the curriculum as attacks become a boardroom matter

As exchanges increase security cyber crooks seek out new soft targets

Jens Stoltenberg on Article 5 and why cyber defence has become core to the alliance

Group’s experience is the latest signal for companies to get their breach notification plans in place

FBI and Europol increasingly co-operate with local crime units

Attackers spread malware through IT service providers