Tag: 5G

Transport & Logistics

Cyber security issues for future intelligent transport systems

Just a few years ago the world was shaken by the WannaCry cyberattack which saw computers being hijacked and ransomed for bitcoin values in excess of $40,000. More than 200,000 victims across 150 countries were affected; and although a coding glitch allowed it to be intercepted after just a few days, the attack served as…

22 Aug 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Transport & Logistics

Harmonising the rail industry’s digital future – the Smart Rail Initiative

The internet of things (IoT) – the concept of adding intelligence and direct communication between machines to improve their efficiency - is set to cause mass, cross-industry disruption. The number of IoT devices grew 31 percent year-on-year in 2017; and by 2020, the global market value is projected to be $7.1 trillion. But while the…

15 Aug 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Transport & Logistics

It’s time for broadband on trains in Australia!

Informa recently held its 2nd annual Telecommunications and Train Control Forum in Sydney. Prof. Ren Ping Liu, Principal Scientist at CSIRO kicked off discussion for the two day forum addressing the topic of broadband on trains, the motivations and challenges that this presents and how we might be able to address some of these challenges…

3 Sep 2015, by Informa Insights