Internet of things


Australian Communications and Media Authority: communications report 2018–19

This report presents an overview of communications and media in Australia in 2018-19. The findings show a more complex landscape, along with new demand for online services.

Why securing the Internet of Things is crucial to the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Internet of Things (IoT) is set to revolutionize our world and is already having a significant impact in many areas of our day-to-day lives. But what exactly do we mean by the IoT, and why is it so important that it is secure?

EU–US relations on internet governance

This research paper is part of a series commissioned by the EU Delegation to the United States. The purpose of this paper is to provide new perspectives and proposals to improve the effectiveness of EU–US relations on internet governance. It explores converging and diverging ideological...

Protecting critical national infrastructure in an era of IT and OT convergence

A lesson learned from IT security over the past decade is that impacts are severe unless security is considered up front and threats are managed proactively rather than reactively. As the convergence of IT and OT gathers pace in our critical national infrastructure, urgent action...
Working paper

Industrial internet of things: digitisation, value networks and changes in work

The Industrial internet of things (IIoT) is a concept that refers to the integration of complex physical machinery with networked sensors and software in industry. The internet serves as the channel through which information flows and through which objects in a factory (and between factories)...

Game changing technologies: Exploring the impact on production processes and work

This overview report summarises the findings of five case studies on the likely impact of game changing technologies on production and employment in the manufacturing sector in Europe up to 2025: advanced industrial robotics; industrial internet of things; additive manufacturing; electric vehicles; and industrial biotechnology.

The transformative potential of big data

For many of us, the big data era presents more questions than answers and more challenges than solutions. It is clear though that living in a data saturated world is transforming the society we live in, writes Miah Hammond-Errey.
Briefing paper

Safeguarding big data captured in public spaces through standardization

This policy brief proposes the development of voluntary standards for safeguarding big data captured in public spaces. Broad recommendations are made regarding the main features of the proposed standards for consideration by interested parties.

US-China technology competition: impacting a rules-based order

This report argues that a narrower U.S digital trade agenda and China’s enthusiastic pursuit of new international standards has created a sense of uncertainty across international rule-setting on new technologies.

Mobile nation 2019: the 5G future

This report examines the impact of mobile technologies on productivity in the Australian economy and the importance of mobile technologies in enabling workforce participation and productivity.