Basque Cyber Security Centre - Centro Vasco de Ciberseguridad

Press Room

Users' security and privacy under threat from the IoT avalanche - one of the core themes of Bilbao's IoT Week

From the 4th to the 8th June Bilbao is set to become the world capital of IoT, or the Internet of Things. The Palacio Euskalduna conference centre will be the meeting place for a sector whose annual growth continues to exceed 20%, and is expected to be worth some 400,000 million Euros by 2020. Today there are more than 8,400 million devices connected worldwide - a figure which could reach 20,000 million in the near future, according to projections from Gartner.

Industry 4.0 and cybersecurity attend the 30th edition of BIEMH, hand in hand

The industrial sector is making a great effort to evolve into Industry 4.0, by dedicating not only economic but also human resources to maintain and build its competitive edge. The impact in the Basque Country is huge, bearing in mind that this strong infrastructure and development makes up 24% of the community's GDP.