27 April 2021
Costain has joined a Cisco-led consortium of partners that will demonstrate how artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain can robustly secure Internet of Things (IoT) networks through i-Trace, a part-government funded, co-innovation project that will serve as a step forward in the digital transformation of national infrastructure.
‘The IoT is central to the fourth industrial revolution, which is seeing infrastructure delivery and operations become more data-driven, using insights gathered from connected devices, sensors, and telematics to inform long and short-term decision-making,’ said Tim Embley, research and innovation director at Costain. ‘IoT security is a critical issue as cyber-attacks increase in both frequency and potency. There is a world of unseen potential when it comes to AI and blockchain in terms of increasing the resilience of IoT networks and better securing the integrity of IoT data that is so critical to driving safer, faster, greener and more efficient delivery and…