Commissioner Gabriel discusses digitalisation, security in Berlin

She will attend Bosch Connected World event and adress the parliamentary committee for the Digital Agenda in the Bundestag

Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel

Today, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel is in Berlin, Germany, to participate in the Bosch Connected World event, a conference on the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital transformation, bringing together executives, decision makers, innovators, developers, entrepreneurs, and IoT experts. 

At the event she is to give a keynote speech about the positive impact of various EU digital initiatives on the economy and society. Later in the day, Commissioner Gabriel is also invited to address the parliamentary committee for the Digital Agenda in the Bundestag.She will underline the importance of bringing industrial stakeholders together to help boosting the trustworthiness and security of Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence.

For this purpose, in April the High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence issued the "Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence”, while earlier, in March, the Commission issued a Recommendation on the security of 5G networks, which proposes a common EU approach for the identification of cyber risks and how to address them. At the same time the European 5G Observatory monitors market developments and preparatory actions taken by industry stakeholders and Member States in the context of 5G roll-out in Europe and beyond.

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