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Government publishes code to help manufacturers boost cybersecurity

In a world first, the government has published new measures to help manufacturers boost the security of internet-connected devices such as home alarm systems, fridges and toys.

There are expected to be more than 420million Internet-connected devices in use across the UK within the next three years and poorly secured devices, such as virtual assistants, toys and smartwatches, can leave people exposed to security issues and even large scale cyberattacks. To combat ...

Electronics healthy but trade wars loom

Production of electronic equipment is healthy, reports Semiconductor Intelligence. According to the analyst company, China, the largest electronics producer, showed three-month-average change versus a year ago (3/12) of 13.8% in August.

Seven IC products to outpace total 16% 2018 IC market growth

Seven product categories will exceed the 16% growth rate expected from the total IC market this year, says IC Insights. This prediction has emerged as a result of an updated forecast from IC Insights which looks at the sales growth for each of the 33 major IC product categories defined by WSTS (Figure 1).

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