What are the objectives and concerns of cyber security? How are our critical infrastructures
dependent on the security of our IP networks? What threats do we face as a society?
Today’ smart electric power grid is an example of a critical infrastructure that is dependent on cyber security. How is it being protected from failure and attack?
What is the internet of things, and what security risks does it raise? How can these be
The Engineering Innovations Forum was initiated in 1990 under the name “Engineering Action Forum”, and has been part of National Engineering Month ever since.
It was established as an open forum to focus on current topics from the engineering point of view. The idea was to promote the work engineers do, the way they do it, and how it benefits society in general.
Topics have included robotics, electricity supply, nanotechnology, “green” energy, housing, computers, virtual reality, food, construction, and biomedicine.