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Teenage privacy online: confronting the web's privacy boundaries

Media headlines scream about lax teen attitudes to privacy. The real story is more complex. 

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With 2015 being hailed as a potentially pivotal year for the Internet of Things, privacy could easily become a victim of the competitive forces that drive its development.

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2014 saw Apple, Target, Ebay and Sony become victims of cyber theft, and while experts warn 2015 is set for further disasters, organisations are betting on not being targets rather than addressing the core problems.

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Passwords have been essential to the security of our personal information as well as that of large corporations. Now, groundbreaking technologies are striving to transform our bodies into the definitive guardians of our personal data. Will they succeed?

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About E&T magazine

E&T is the IET's award-winning monthly magazine and associated website for professional engineers, with a circulation of approximately 150,000. It covers all areas of engineering and technology through exclusive news, features, analysis, announcements and job adverts. 

The scope of E&T’s coverage is highly varied and broad and is aimed at professionals working in all areas of engineering and technology, including the key industry sectors of the built environment, design and production, energy, information and communications, and transport.

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E&T is published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology for its members through the wholly owned subsidiary IET Services. The magazine is editorially independent of the institution and the views expressed in it do not necessarily reflect those of its editors or publishers.

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The magazine and its journalists have enjoyed success in media industry awards in recent years. Here are some hits and near misses:

Dickon Ross, Editor-in-chief

Shortlisted, Editor of the year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2012
Winner, Editor of the year, Business and Professional Magazines (non-weekly), BSME Awards 2011
Shortlisted, Editor of the year, Business and Professional Magazines (non-weekly), BSME Awards 2009
Winner, Editor of the year, Business and Professional Magazines (non-weekly), BSME Awards 2008
Runner up, Editor-in-Chief Best Single Issue, TABPI: Trade Association Business Publications International (‘Tabbie’) awards 2010
Gold award, Editor-in-Chief, Best Special Section [for the Undergound Issue], TABPI Awards 2010

Vitali Vitaliev, Features editor

Shortlisted, Columnist of the year, Business Media (for ‘After All’ column), PPA Awards 2011 
Highly Commended, Columnist of the Year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2009

John Rooney, Chief designer

Shortlisted, Art director of the year (Business), BSME Rising Stars, 2013
Shortlisted, Designer of the Year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2012
Shortlisted, Art director of the year (Business), Business and Professional Magazines (non-weekly), 2011
Highly Commended, Designer of the Year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2009
Bronze Award, front cover, Illustration, TABPI Awards 2010
The Design Team, Honorable Mention, Contents Page, TABPI Awards 2010

Aasha Bodhani, Assistant features editor

Winner, Best Overall Feature Article of the Year, BT Security Journalism Awards, 2013

Kris Sangani, Consumer electronics editor

Shortlisted, Writer of the Year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2011 

Justin Pollard (freelance journalist)

For Eccentric Engineer column
Shortlisted, Columnist of the Year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2012
Shortlisted, Columnist of the Year, Business Media, PPA Awards 2010
Shortlisted, Columnist of the Year, Magazine Design and Journalism Awards 2008

Chris Titley (freelance journalist)

Silver Winner, Best Feature Article, TABPI Awards 2010

Mark Harris (freelance journalist)

Gold Award, Technical Article, TABPI Awards 2010

Amy Spurling (freelance journalist)

Silver Award, Focus / Profile Article, TABPI Awards 2010

Popular articles
Ringing the changes: 30 years of mobiles with Vodafone UK
On 1 January 1985, comedian Ernie Wise stood the middle of Trafalgar Square in London and telephoned a building in Newbury High Street. Occupying the ground floor of that building was a curry house, but Wise was not ordering a chicken vindaloo. Rather, he was helping to break new ground in communications.

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Cyber-security: organisations vulnerable to new swathe of attacks
2014 saw Apple, Target, Ebay and Sony become victims of cyber theft, and while experts warn 2015 is set for further disasters, organisations are betting on not being targets rather than addressing the core problems.

 
Where next for the Internet of Things?
Everyone knows that the Internet of Things (IoT) is the next big thing. E&T went to the IoT World Forum in London to find out what's trending among the big names and, crucially, what 2015 will bring.

Mark Payne: 'How to Kill a Unicorn'
Innovation is the one area in product design where you can guarantee that everyone will at some point get it wrong. But, says author Mark Payne, it doesn't have to be that way.

Cyber security - small firms now in the firing line
Small businesses need to upgrade their awareness of - and abilities in - cyber security if they are to avoid becoming the 'soft underbelly' of the UK's fights against hackers and cyber threats.

Past issues
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Engineering and Technology: issue 1 2015

Issue: 1

19 January 2015

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Engineering and Technology: issue 12 2014

Issue: 12

15 December 2014

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Engineering and Technology: issue 11 2014

Issue: 11

11 November 2014

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Engineering and Technology: issue 9 2014

Issue: 9

15 September 2014

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