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Nine out of 10 gas stations in Washington D.C. ran out of fuel on 14 May after hackers crippled a pipeline. The cyberattack put the spotlight on a critical challenge: ensuring security in the age of teleworking.
The fifth generation mobile network has reached an inflection point in the crisis brought on by the coronavirus. On the one hand, there is the economic boost and also new applications that will facilitate the better management of healthcare and control the pandemic; on the other hand, the slowdown in the deployment of networks and global coverage. Covid and 5G have a much more complex relationship than conspiracy theories suggest.
COVID-19 has put the focus squarely on biosecurity. Against the backdrop of social distancing and quarantines to curb the spread of the virus, technologies that were already seen as holding great promise (and threatening) to revolutionise transport and mobility are now gaining ground. Will the pandemic hasten the era of robots, drones and autonomous cars? We analyse this effect, focusing on the case of driverless vehicles.