Digital Catapult is one of the most important organisations in the UK when it comes to emerging technologies. Cut loose from marketing, influencer and sales hype, the government agency equips UK businesses with tools and knowledge to become early adopters of transformational technologies. And with their help, forward-thinking UK businesses can receive grants to fund the next generation of game-changing tech projects.
A technology that both inspires and confuses businesses in equal measure is blockchain -- which is technically not one technology but a suite of technologies comprising distributed databases, cryptography and automated contracts.
Where do your meals come from? Over the past few decades, the world’s food industry has gone through a radical evolution, becoming highly industrialised and globally connected. It’s not unusual for a European’s dinner plate to include Ecuadorian asparagus, Thai prawns and Kenyan rice. In many ways, this is an impressive feat. However, as Vincent Doumeizel, Director of the Food Programme at Lloyd's Register Foundation points out, today’s “savvy consumers want to know exactly where their food comes from".
Nir Chervoni is a seasoned information security leader with extensive information technology, information security, and strategic security planning skills. He is currently acting as Group Product Manager - Security for Booking.com. At Cloud & Cyber Security Expo London, Chervoni will review data security challenges in the new era of microservices