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Kevin Warwick, Emeritus Professor at Reading and Coventry Universities, gave the closing speech at the annual Infosecurity Europe show yesterday. He covered Artificial Intelligence, Implants, and Future Security Issues, at the London Olympia event, pictured, and looked at implant technology, in terms of new forms of identification, and in bringing humans and technology together, particularly with regard to the security issues this presents.

Kevin Warwick said: “Artificial Intelligence will help to raise cyber security levels but it will also be a tool for hackers to break the security down. As humans and technology get closer and closer, as brains become linked directly to networks so security will become absolutely vital.”

Watch a video interview with Kevin Warwick and other Infosecurity Europe videos on Youtube.

The 2017 event runs from June 7 to 9, at the same venue: visit

More in the July print issue of Professional Security magazine.

Meanwhile founder and CEO of BH Consulting Brian Honan took his place in Infosecurity Europe’s Hall of Fame, joining industry luminaries including Jack Daniel, Dr Eric Cole, Mikko Hypponen, Shlomo Kramer, David Lacey, Professor Fred Piper, Professor Howard Schmidt, Bruce Schneier, Whitfield Diffie, Paul Dorey, Stephen Bonner, Dan Kaminsky, Eugene Kaspersky and Phil Zimmerman


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