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5TONIC to explain the impact of 5G on railway sector at Passenger Global Forum

12 July 2019 - 9:13am -- seltime-editor

5TONIC, the open research and innovation laboratory focusing on 5G technologies, takes part today in the ‘Passenger Global Forum’, organized by the UIC (the Worldwide Railway Organisation) and hosted by RENFE (the National Network of Spanish Railways). 5TONIC has been invited by the Spanish government to provide an overview of the potential applications of 5G to the railway sector. To this end, Arturo Azcorra, IMDEA Networks Director and 5TONIC Vice-President, will give a keynote speech entitled “The 5G Revolution and its impact on the Railway Sector”.

SMOOTH transitioning to GDPR compliance for MEnts

30 November 2018 - 9:58am -- op-net-admin

A new European innovation action under the H2020 Cibersecurity-PPP funding program is assisting micro enterprises, also known as MEnts, to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which was launched in 2018 to enhance privacy protection for all European citizens. The SMOOTH project, in which IMDEA Networks Institute participates, aims to become the reference platform for MEnts transitioning to GDPR compliance, whilst safeguarding the interests of EU citizenry on data privacy and security.

“As wireless spectrum is a scarce resource, protecting it from malicious users is a key in modern society”

22 November 2018 - 6:32pm -- seltime-editor

Dr. Domenico Giustiniano is the head of the Pervasive Wireless Systems group at IMDEA Networks. He is also the leader of the OpenVLC project, an open-source platform for research in visible light communication networks and the co-founder of the non-profit Electrosense association, a crowd-sourcing initiative to collect and analyse spectrum data.

Spotting and stopping the spectrum saboteurs

5 November 2018 - 10:17am -- seltime-editor

A new research project has been launched with the aim of developing a system for detecting threats to the electromagnetic space.  Led by IMDEA Networks Institute (a networking research organization based in Madrid, Spain), the SOCRATES project has recently been awarded funding by NATO’s Emerging Security Challenges Division – Science for Peace and Security Programme (SPS). The two other collaborating partners on the project are the ElectroSense non-profit association of Switzerland (a crowd-sourcing initiative that collects and analyses spectrum data) and Katholieke Universiteit (KU) Leuven of Belgium. Their work will be concluded by May 2021.

IMDEA Networks excels in ACM SIGCOMM 2018 organization

26 October 2018 - 9:52am -- seltime-editor

ACM SIGCOMM 2018 met in Budapest on August 20-25. The first visit to Eastern Europe became an unqualified success for the flagship annual conference of the ACM Special Interest Group (SIG) on Data Communication. Encompassing a variety of traditional and newly introduced events, the six-day conference program attracted about 200 more attendees than expected.

No more messing around with passwords

2 October 2018 - 1:26pm -- seltime-editor

Who doesn’t have web accounts and faces a daily challenge of having to save and remember a plethora of usernames and passwords? An international team of researchers has unveiled a new secure authentication platform for mobile devices that links all of a user’s online accounts to their identity, leaving their management to be handled by their cell phone.

Putting underused smart devices to work

17 September 2018 - 9:52am -- seltime-editor

There are currently millions of heavily underutilized devices in the World. The storage, networking, sensing and computational power of laptops, smartphones, routers or base stations grows with each new version and product release. Why not put all those extra gigabytes of memory and those powerful processing units to work collaboratively and expand the services available to all of us? 

Blockchain, unraveling the technology

20 August 2018 - 10:30am -- seltime-editor

Blockchain is an emerging technology first used for digital currency transactions in Bitcoin. Thanks to emerging blockchain platforms, it is now recognized as a more general-purpose technology - a kind of distributed database and computational platform with great potential as it can be used across many industries.

Thousands of mobile apps for children might be violating their privacy

24 April 2018 - 9:48am -- op-net-admin

Thousands of the most popular apps and games available, mostly free of charge, in the Google Play Store, make potentially illegal tracking of children's use habits, according to a large-scale international study co-authored by Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez, a researcher at the IMDEA Networks Institute in Madrid and ICSI, the International Computer Science Institute at the University of California, Berkeley (USA).

 

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