Information and Communications

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News and Highlights

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IBC is the leading global trade show for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of broadcasting media and entertainment.  The event's unparalleled exhibition and agenda setting conference encompasses the very latest developments in broadcasting, mobile TV, IPTV, digital signage and R and D making it essential for everyone's understanding of the industry and its future.

The Best of IET and IBC 2014 is available to download. It contains papers and articles on electronic media technology from IBC 2014 presented with selected papers from the IET’s flagship publication Electronics Letters.  






Events

Factfiles

Cloud computing part 3

Cloud computing:the security challenge (part 3)

An introduction to the security challenges for cloud computing.

Cloud computing part 2

Cloud computing: commercial opportunities (part 2)

An introduction to the commercial opportunities and business cases for cloud computing.

Cloud computing

Cloud computing: introducing cloud computing (part 1)

An introduction to cloud computing – a factfile from the IET.

Sector Publications

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Sector Publications

View a selection of different publications that are relevant to the sector.


Publications

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Electronic Letters

The latest research in electrical and electronic engineering.

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IET Journals

The journals contain both original and review papers relating to electrical, electronics, computing and communications technologies.

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IET Books

Professional and academic book programme across 21 specialist disciplines in key areas of engineering and technology.

Policy

Government policy

The IET represents the views of its members on a wide range of professional and technological issues.

A call for views and evidence: Cyber Security Organisational Standards
Submitted on 14 October 2013 to Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)
Mobile connectivity in England
Submitted on 13 June 2013 to Department of Culture, Media and Sport

Information and communications articles

Software-defined networking: data centres' soft option

Software-defined networking: data centres' soft option

10 November 2014

Software-defined networking promises cheaper, more flexible communications but is that winning over converts in the data centre?

Enterprises embrace the world of mobility

Enterprises embrace the world of mobility

10 November 2014

Businesses need to stay ahead of the game and go further than staff if they wish to keep their finger on the pulse and remain secure when it comes to IT on the move.

Classic Projects: the Enigma machine

Classic Projects: the Enigma machine

10 November 2014

DATE: First patent application Feb 1918; Wehrmacht Enigma introduced early 1930s

DESIGNER: Arthur Scherbius

Latest news

BT has reportedly approached both O2 and EE with a view to reentering the mobile market BT courting O2 and EE as it looks to re-enter mobile market

BT is in early-stage talks to takeover UK mobile operator O2, which it sold off in 2001, and sources say it has also begun negotiations with EE.

The Regin virus appears to be designed for continuous cyber-surveillance by a nation state Complex cyber-spying malware uncovered by researchers

Highly complex cyber-espionage malware that may have been created by state-sponsored hackers has infected private and public entities across the globe.

Forums

Communications forum

Join the latest discussions on antennas & propagation, networks, electromagnetics, EMC and multimedia in the Communications forum

Electronics forum

Join your peers to discuss the latest in healthcare technologies, microelectronics & embedded Systems and microsystems in the Electronics forum

IT forum

Discuss developments in application development, hardware, IT management, IT and society, security management and software in the IT forum.

Virtual library

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Virtual library

IET members can access for free electronic books and journals from: EBSCO, Engineering and IT Reference Library, Faulkner reports, Knovel, Wiley, and Key Note.

E&T Marketplace

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E&T Marketplace

The essential directory for buyers and suppliers of engineering and technology products and services.

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