Lessons from Denmark: Why knowledge sharing is the most important weapon against cyber threats

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum./ Author: Deryck Mitchelson, Field CISO EMEA, Check Point Software Technologies A majority of business and cybersecurity leaders believe that the current geopolitical instability is likely to lead to a catastrophic cyber event in the next two years. In fact, a […]

Digital identity models: What’s next for secure and seamless travel?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum./ Author: Kotryna Urbanaite, Decentralised Identity Strategy Manager , Accenture Several countries are beginning to accept digital travel credentials in place of physical passports, as predicted by Accenture’s Tech Vision 2023. Indeed, global events, including the COVID-19 pandemic, irregular migration […]

How emerging tech could mitigate emerging human crises

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Smriti Kirubanandan, Global Director & Head, Strategic Marketing Healthcare and Lifesciences, Tata Consultancy Services As the world continues to advance technologically, the emergence of new technologies brings great promise and opportunity for humanity. But, while these technologies offer […]

What is nuclear fusion? The science – and the latest news on it – explained

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum./ Author: Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California and Lecturer, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Daniel T. Blumstein, Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California This […]

We desperately need to embed science in sustainability investing

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum./ Author: Francesco Curto, Ex-Global Head, Research, DWS; Ex-Head, Cash Return on Capital Invested (CROCI) Investment Strategy and Valuation Group, Deutsche Bank AG In December, I happened to be in Montreal, Canada at the same time as the United Nations (UN) […]

Bridging the regulatory gap plus other AI stories to read this month

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum./ Author: Cathy Li, Head, AI, Data and Metaverse; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum Geneva 1. EU, US aim to bridge the AI regulatory gap As the European Union pushes ahead with its AI Act, it is set […]

Quantum machine learning: a new tool in the cybersecurity locker

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum./ Author: Johnny Wood, Writer, Forum Agenda As quantum computing becomes a reality, we are witnessing the formation of the quantum economy. Several companies are already offering quantum-as-a-service and quantum-in-the cloud. However, the ecosystem will soon include many additional services, such […]

FBI cracks Russian cyber-spying operation, and other cybersecurity news to know this month

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum./ Author: Akshay Joshi, Head of Industry and Partnerships, Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum 1. FBI Operation Medusa takes down Russia’s premier cyber-spying tool One of Russia’s leading cyber spying programmes may have been “eradicated from the battlefield” by the […]

We are not taking full advantage of the HPV vaccine. Here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alicia Patterson-Waites, Coordinator, Network and Partnerships, World Economic Forum The human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common viral infections and has a serious impact on sexual and reproductive health everywhere. It is responsible for 630,000 infections and […]

How can technology help in a holistic approach to ensure inclusion?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum./ Author: Ken Hu, Rotating Chairman, Huawei Since its humble yet momentous beginnings as wireless telegraphy in 1901, telecommunications and its evolution to Information and Communications Technology (ICT) have taken civilization on an incredible journey, one that is accelerating us towards […]

AI will help us lead more human-centric lives. Here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum./ Author: Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Chief Innovation Officer, ManpowerGroup “Will ChatGPT take our jobs?” is often the very first question I’m asked by people searching for guidance on how artificial intelligence will impact our daily lives. Based on all the headlines we’re […]

AI Act: a step closer to the first rules on Artificial Intelligence

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. To ensure a human-centric and ethical development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Europe, MEPs endorsed new transparency and risk-management rules for AI systems. On Thursday, the Internal Market Committee and the Civil Liberties Committee adopted a draft negotiating mandate on the first ever rules […]

AI is shaping the metaverse – but how? Industry experts explain

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kelly Ommundsen, Chief of Staff; Head, Global Collaboration Village; Member, Executive Committee, World Economic Forum, Jaci Eisenberg, Head of Content Curation, Global Collaboration Village, World Economic Forum At a recent Global Collaboration Village partner event, notable leaders in diverse […]

From innovation to integration: the role of collective action in institutionalising 4IR technologies

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Vignesh Santhanam, India Lead, Drones and Tomorrow’s Airspace, World Economic Forum, Piyush Gupta, Project Specialist, World Economic Forum, Vivek HP, Special Secretary Health, Government of Arunachal Pradesh Let’s go back to 1995. That was the year that saw the […]

AI is shaping the metaverse – but how? Industry experts explain

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kelly Ommundsen, Chief of Staff; Head, Global Collaboration Village; Member, Executive Committee, World Economic Forum, Jaci Eisenberg, Head of Content Curation, Global Collaboration Village, World Economic Forum At a recent Global Collaboration Village partner event, notable leaders in diverse […]

Healthcare cyberattacks are on the rise: Here’s why zero trust will prevent care disruptions

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Itai Greenberg, Chief Strategy Officer, Check Point Software Technologies As healthcare organizations continue to evolve digitally, one thing has become clear – patient welfare cannot come first if the digital systems supporting it are threatened. According to the Journal […]

The future of jobs in the age of AI, sustainability and deglobalization

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Saadia Zahidi, Managing Director, World Economic Forum It is hard to overestimate how tumultuous the last few years have been for workers around the world. The global COVID-19 pandemic led to lockdowns for most people except essential workers and […]

The future of jobs in the age of AI, sustainability and deglobalization

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. It is hard to overestimate how tumultuous the last few years have been for workers around the world. The global COVID-19 pandemic led to lockdowns for most people except essential workers and then cautious, partial returns to work or job losses in industries that […]

How more diverse recruitment can help close the cybersecurity talent gap

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Michael Alicea, Chief Human Resources Officer, Trellix Cybersecurity’s mission is simple: to protect people. Our industry defends against criminals attempting to steal data, gain money, or create distress. We prevent hackers from shutting down vital medical services, critical public […]

The metaverse has the potential to be truly inclusive. Here’s how to achieve it

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Silvia Wiesner, Consultant / Leadership Advisory, Egon Zehnder The metaverse has been hailed as the next frontier of virtual reality and the internet, offering an escape from physical constraints and the chance to explore new identities and horizons. However, […]

How reskilling and upskilling talent can help shrink the cybersecurity skills gap

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rob Rashotte, Vice President, Global Training & Technical Field Enablement, Fortinet Talent shortages – particularly in the cybersecurity industry – are growing more acute.Cyber risks can affect critical infrastructures, operations and services that significantly impact society’s daily lives.Recruiting and […]

Skills-first approach: How cutting-edge skills data can help build an adaptable, resilient workforce

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Abakar Saidov, CEO , Beamery We have seen a lot of change and uncertainty in the world of work in the last few years: COVID-19, the Great Resignation, rising inflation and cost of living, and generative AI, to name […]

The quantum security era is coming – here’s how leaders can prepare for it

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Michele Mosca, Professor, University of Waterloo, Vikram Sharma, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, QuintessenceLabs When it comes to certain types of complex computational problems – advanced statical modelling in the financial sector, accelerated research and development for pharmaceutical companies […]

Here’s how companies should navigate generative AI in the world of workHere’s how companies should navigate generative AI in the world of work

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ravin Jesuthasan, Senior Partner and Global Leader for Transformation Services, Mercer (MMC) Since the release of OpenAI’s GPT-3 large language model in November and subsequent release of GPT-4, there has been much angst about what these advances in generative […]

Scientists have invented a method to break down ‘forever chemicals’ in our drinking water. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Writer, Forum Agenda How long does it take toxic ‘forever chemicals’ to break down? It’s a trick question, because as their nickname suggests, they don’t break down… at least not for hundreds or potentially thousands of years. […]

World Health Day: Here’s how AI and digital health are shaping the future of healthcare

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Shyam Bishen, Head, Shaping the Future of Health and Healthcare, Member of Executive Committee, World Economic Forum AI automation and augmentation and a range of other smart technologies are revolutionising the provision of health and healthcare.Solutions like telemedicine and […]

Why data integrity matters for net-zero and nature-positive

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Florian Reber, Head of Partnerships, Chloris Geospatial Inc. The science is clear. We have seven years left to cut emissions at the scale required to have a chance of leaving a liveable planet for future generations. The most recent […]

AI leaders call for pause in systems training, plus other AI stories to read this month

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kay Firth-Butterfield, CEO, Centre for Trustworthy Technology, Centre for Trustworthy Technology 1. Tech leaders call for pause in AI systems training Key figures in artificial intelligence and digital technology have published an open letter calling for a six-month pause […]

Strategising cybersecurity: Why a risk-based approach is key

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Adham Etoom, Director of Policy and Compliance, National Cybersecurity Center of Jordan; Co-Chair of Jordan Chapter & Advisor, FAIR Institute By 2027, cybercrime could cost the global economy nearly $24 trillion. Businesses often find themselves at the sharp end […]

Why we can’t meet the SDGs without ending the digital divide

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Christopher Worman, Co-Founder, Chief Partnership and Strategy Officer, Connect Humanity On 1 January 2016, the world’s nations put forward a to-do list of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to create a fairer, healthier, more sustainable world by 2030. It […]

The golden age of AI: Why ChatGPT is just the start

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Simon Torkington, Senior Writer, Formative Content The arrival of generative artificial intelligence (AI) apps like ChatGPT has been nothing short of seismic. Until just a few months ago, AI was a mysterious and obscure technology for most of us. […]

Biology and data science are on a collision course. Here’s what you need to know

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: David Bray, Distinguished Fellow, The Henry L. Stimson Center Two scientific worlds are colliding: biological science and data science. Converging advances in these worlds are decreasing the cost and time it takes to understand how living systems function; and […]

Three steps towards building the climate tech talent pool

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Jamil Wyne, Founder , Climate Tech Bootcamp, Abrar Chaudhury, Research Fellow, University of Oxford Saïd Business School Recent articles have opined that the slew of layoffs from large tech firms could help channel more talent into jobs that leverage […]