Last week marked 50 years of the internet. It was birthed with a simple message sent from the University of California, Los Angeles, United States to the Stanford Research Institute. Technology has since evolved to become the driver of modern economy. To leverage the many advantages of this development, there is need for hotchotonous technology agenda to drive competitiveness.
The fourth industrial revolution is driving change and digitalization at an exciting pace In a progressively digitized world, information and communication technology (ICT), and especially operational technologies (OTs) have assumed critical importance for governments, industry, and the general public globally. The industry is undergoing transformation with Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) robotics, machine, learning, and so many others. Added to these is cybercrime, which is estimated to cost companies $6trillion yearly by 2021.
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