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Watermarking: a step closer to secure health data

watermarking

In the near future, watermarking data could be the best traceability technique in the healthcare domain. It involves hidding information into medical images with the aim at reinforcing data security for patients and healthcare professionals. After being developed for nearly ten years in the laboratories of IMT Atlantique and Medecom, …

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Coming soon: “smart” cameras and citizens improving urban safety

smart cameras, safe city

Flavien Bazenet, Institut Mines-Telecom Business School, (IMT) and Gabriel Périès, Institut Mines-Telecom Business School, (IMT) This article was written based on the research Augustin de la Ferrière carried out during his “Grande École” training at Institut Mines-Telecom Business School (IMT). « Safe cities »: seen by some as increasing the …

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Ethics, an overlooked aspect of algorithms?

algorithms

We now encounter algorithms at every moment of the day. But this exposure can be dangerous. It has been proven to influence our political opinions, moods and choices. Far from being neutral, algorithms carry their developers’ value judgments, which are imposed on us without our noticing most of the time. …

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Intelligence booklet: the new balances of trust, between algorithms and social contract

Cahier de veille, Fondation Mines-Télécom, confiance numérique, trust

The 9th Fondation Mines-Télécom booklet addresses the major cross-cutting issue of trust in the digital age. The booklet was put together over the course of a series of events held in partnership with NUMA Paris, with support from the Foundation’s major corporate partners. It examines the changing concepts of trust, while highlighting existing …

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Viruses and malware: are we protecting ourselves adequately?

Attacks, Virus informatiques, logiciels malveillants, malware, cyberattaque, Hervé Debar, Télécom SudParis, Malware, Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity incidents are increasingly gaining public attention. They are frequently mentioned in the media and discussed by specialists, such as Guillame Poupard, Director General of the French Information Security Agency. This attests to the fact that these digital incidents have an increasingly significant impact on our daily lives. Questions therefore …

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Technologically enhanced humans: a look behind the myth

Enhanced humans

What exactly do we mean by an “enhanced” human? When this possibility is brought up, what is generally being referred to is the addition of human and machine-based performances (expanding on the figure of the cyborg popularized by science fiction). But enhanced in relation to what? According to which reference values …

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How the SEAS project is redefining the energy market

SEAS, ITEA

The current energy transition has brought with it new energy production and consumption modes. Coordinated by Engie, the european SEAS project aims to foster these changes to create a more responsible energy market. SEAS is seeking to invent the future of energy usage by facilitating the integration of new economic …

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Networks and new services: A complete story

Noël Crespi, Networks and new services, Télécom SudParis, Internet of Things, IoT

This book shines a spotlight on software-centric networks and their emerging service environments. The authors examine the road ahead for connectivity, for both humans and ‘things’, considering the rapid changes that have shaken the industry. The book analyses major catalytic shifts that are shaping the communications world: softwarization, virtualization, and …

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City4age, the elderly-friendly H2020 project

In the framework of the European research program H2020, the Institut Mines-Telecom is taking part in the project « City4age ». The latter is meant to offer a smart city model adapted to the elderly. Through non-intrusive technologies, the aim is to improve their quality of life and to facilitate the action …

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The Internet of tomorrow: New issues, new challenges

Internet of tomorrow

In just a few years the internet has revolutionized daily life, becoming part of every aspect of society. However, the coming transformations may go much deeper, leading to major changes in the paradigms of vertical markets such as healthcare, energy, the environment etc. Daniel Kofman, a researcher at Télécom ParisTech, …

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