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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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Our exposure to electromagnetic waves: beware of popular belief

electromagnetic waves

Joe Wiart, Télécom ParisTech – Institut Mines-Télécom, Université Paris-Saclay This article is published in partnership with “La Tête au carré”, the daily radio show on France Inter dedicated to the popularization of science, presented and produced by Mathieu Vidard. The author of this text, Joe Wiart, discussed his research on …

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What is space telecommunication? A look at the ISS case

ISS, télécommunication spatiale, Space Telecommunication

Laurent Franck is a space telecommunications researcher at IMT Atlantique. These communication systems are what enable us to exchange information with far-away objects (satellites, probes…). These systems also enable us to communicate with the International Space Station (ISS). This is a special and unusual case compared to the better-known example …

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OISPG: Promoting open innovation in Europe

oispg, Pierre Simai, IMT

On January 1st, 2017, Pierre Simay was appointed as the new OISPG Rapporteur. This group of experts from the European Commission supports and promotes open innovation practices, particularly in the context of the Horizon 2020 program.   “Today’s companies can no longer innovate alone. They exist in innovation ecosystems in …

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Particulate matter pollution peaks: detection and prevention

Fine particulate matter pollution peaks, Véronique Riffautl, IMT Lille Douai

By Véronique Riffault, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, IMT Lille Douai – Institut Mines-Télécom This article was originally published in French in The Conversation France.   This winter, France and a large part of Europe were struck by episodes of particulate matter pollution. These microscopic particles are known as PM2.5 and …

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The European digital union

Annales des Mines, Union numérique européenne, Réalités industrielles

This issue of Réalités Industrielles is devoted to several subjects central to European Commission’s strategy, such as the data economy, the economic and social functions of online platforms, and cybersecurity.   To build a Digital Single Market is to construct Europe’s future. Given the many crises facing Europe, it is …

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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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IMT to embark on two new H2020 projects on the IoT and 5G

Horizon 2020, Commission européenne

At the end of May the European Commission announced the results of two joint calls (Europe/Japan and Europe/Korea) of the Horizon 2020 program dedicated to digital technology. Institut Mines-Télécom is taking part in two new projects in the areas of the Internet of Things (South Korea) and 5G (Japan) through …

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Aid in interpreting medical images

Medical images, Isabelle Bloch, Télécom ParisTech

Reading and understanding computerized tomography (CT) or Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) images is a task for specialists. Nevertheless, tools exist which may help medical doctors interpret medical images and make diagnoses. Treatment and surgery planning are also made easier by the visualization of the organs and identification of areas to …

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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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