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Cyber Security
4th July 2018
How to protect tomorrow's critical infrastructure

Imagine a city the size of London thrown into chaos, as public transport grinds to a halt and traffic lights stop functioning. This is no longer the stuff of nightmares or the scenario of a disaster movie, but a prospect that is getting more likely every day.  Author: Catherine Bischofberger, Writer and Technical Communications Officer at the IEC

30th March 2017
IEC calls on disruptive technology for universal energy access

The IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) is stepping up efforts to bring electrical energy to the 1,3 billion people who have no access to electricity, via a disruptive technology – low voltage direct current (LVDC). The IEC is hosting the inaugural LVDC Conference on Sustainable Electricity Access, in Nairobi, Kenya, on 22 and 23 May 2017, in partnership with the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS).

17th February 2017
Whitepaper discusses both current and future IoT tech

The Internet of Things (IoT) significantly impacts the global economy and is expected to grow exponentially over the coming years, transforming society as a whole. In order to develop a smart and secure IoT platform, certain critical issues must be addressed in detail to ensure security, interoperability and scalability of the platform.

18th October 2016
Agreement to benefit European electronic industry exportations

During the annual IEC General Meeting in Frankfurt the IEC, which publishes the large majority of international standards for electrical and electronic devices and systems, and CENELEC, its counterpart at the European level, have signed an agreement that will increase the harmonisation between international and European standards. 

Events News
14th October 2015
Energy Efficiency event kicks off in Minsk

Close to 1,200 global technology leaders and experts have come together in Minsk, Belarus, for a week-long meeting to focus on practical solutions to enable real energy efficiency improvements and to allow more countries, including developing countries to participate in global trade. These experts are participating in the IEC 79th General Meeting which is organised by the IEC National Committee of Belarus and Bellis, which hosts the secretariat, ...

21st September 2012
Condition monitoring of equipment at nuclear power plants

The IEC and the IEEE today announced the joint publication of new international guidelines for condition monitoring of electrical equipment installed in nuclear power plants. The organizations have also published three affiliated standards detailing specific techniques that can be used to perform the condition monitoring evaluations.

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