Research and analysis

Internet of things: Blackett review

Review exploring how the UK can make best use of the internet of things.

Document

Detail

This report sets out the findings of a review by the Government Chief Scientific Adviser on the internet of things. It looks at:

  • what government can do to help achieve the economic potential of the internet of things
  • how internet of things applications can improve the business of government - maintaining infrastructure and providing public services
  • how we can manage future threats to national security and protect citizens

It recommends 10 actions for government to maximise the opportunities and reduce the risks of these new technologies.