Technology and security in Slovakia

Dean of the prestigious Slovak IT faculty stays. A lot of his staff is leaving

Rector submitted the proposal to remove him from function, academic senate supported dean.Compiled by Spectator staff, 14. Jul 2020, at 10:38

Dean Ivan Kotuliak

MIT student: Working on Hyperloop was exciting

American Loewen Cavill showed Slovak girls how creative computer science can be.Radka Minarechová, 28. Nov 2019, at 10:12

Loewen Cavill

Slovak software company to protect the Google Play Store

Eset is an inaugural member of the App Defense Alliance.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Nov 2019, at 22:51

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Only one-fifth of girls want to study IT

Girls are often discouraged by low self-confidence, fear of studies being difficult, and lack of information about a career in this field.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Jul 2019, at 23:34

Some organisations support girls who want to study IT.

New centre to train experts in preventing cyber attacks but at a cost

The state plans to spend more than €26.5 million, but the real benefits are unclear.Martina Raábová27. Jun 2019, at 11:58

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Petra Kotuliaková: Coming home and changing the face of Slovak IT

Move from Paris to Petržalka was not always easy.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 7. Jun 2019, at 11:42

Petra Kotuliaková

Bratislava will host the first technology festival

Apart from technology novelties, visitors will find the biggest game zone on the Danube embankment.Compiled by Spectator staff, 25. Apr 2019, at 13:38

YouTube Kids arrives in Slovakia

It enables access to unique content focused on teaching and entertainment, but also offers more over what children are watching.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Feb 2019, at 13:57

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Slovakia makes innovation progress in IT sector

But the country lags behind in robotics and medicine.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Jan 2019, at 14:11

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Awarded teacher: We should not let our modesty hinder good ideas

My parents thought electrical engineering was not for girls, says award-winning IT teacher Zuzana Tkáčová.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 11. Oct 2018, at 17:33

Zuzana Tkáčová received an award Teacher of Slovakia.

Slovak high-tech fortress hosts cryptominers

A Slovak cryptofarm using actors and a data centre for promotion caught the eye of the worldwide IT community.Roman Cuprik, 12. Jun 2018, at 15:41

A building owned by Igor Rattaj where cryptominers rent the spaces. The Slovak Finance Ministry also has a floor there.

Slovak develops chip to simulate brain

This chip uses ten times less energy than conventional processors.Compiled by Spectator staff, 26. May 2018, at 7:00

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Educating the future IT generation

The role of the state is not enough. Companies also try to increase the interest of young people in technical studies.Radka Minarechová, 9. May 2018, at 11:45

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Slovak schools fight for IT students

But the problem might be that there will not be enough teachers to prepare the next generation of IT experts.Radka Minarechová, 9. May 2018, at 11:45

How do we inspire more young people to study IT?

Online attack forms are changing

At the beginning of 2017, the number of recorded and blocked crypto-mining and crypto-jacking attacks equalled hundreds of attempts per day, but today there are thousands.Peter Adamovsky, 6. May 2018, at 6:30

One of the main targets in 2018 are cryptocurrencies, like bitcoin.

Slovaks have learned how to combat malware

Slovakia took the top position in a global ranking on cyber security.Peter Adamovsky, 6. May 2018, at 6:30

Slovak users are prone to internet scams, such as phishing through emails.

There are three basic security rules

What should you do when using your phone for payments?Jana Liptáková, 30. Apr 2018, at 6:35

Slovaks love technological novelties

The virtualisation of bank cards is the latest technological trend.Jana Liptáková, 30. Apr 2018, at 6:30

Bank experts expect the number of users paying by phone to increase.

Women in IT should not be taboo

Girls still have too few idols who have achieved success in the IT sector.Radka Minarechová, 26. Apr 2018, at 7:00

Girls are lured to study IT.

Young Slovaks struggle with verifying information

The average scores of people completing IT-related tasks are dropping. But the reasons may differ.Radka Minarechová, 24. Apr 2018, at 23:39

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