May 02, 2018

While the technology that enables a Smart City can spur economic development and improve quality of life, it can also open up the city to a number of vulnerabilities. Privacy and cybersecurity measures need to be accounted for at every step of a Smart City's design.

April 16, 2018

While Smart Cities have the potential to improve city services and quality of life, there can be unintended consequences to embracing innovative solutions. At Wireless Connect, a panel of experts outlined these concerns, noting that scalability, lack of wireless infrastructure and the... read more

atlanta cyberattack
April 06, 2018

Cyber breaches are destructive, costly and horrific incidents. Government agencies, hospitals and big retailers are primary targets because of the massive data they hold. They are especially attractive to cyber sleuths because that data is critical to ongoing operations. 

utah data portal
March 12, 2018

Open data portals and other data-driven innovations vary widely across the 50 U.S. states and even within a state, according to an exhaustive study by the Center for Data Innovation based in Washington, D.C.

February 28, 2018

(Or "how to buy a Smarter City that won't go bump in the night") There are good reasons why the current condition and future outlook of the world's cities have been the subject of great debate in recent years. Their population will double from 3 billion to 6 billion by 2050; and while those in... read more

urban sensors improve resilience
February 15, 2018

Silicon Valley pitches for smart cities and military descriptions of future battle environments are awfully similar. That's not entirely coincidental.

February 13, 2018

Microsegmentation is a method of creating secure zones in data centers and cloud deployments that allows companies to isolate workloads from one another and secure them individually. It's aimed at making network security more granular. Microsegmentation vs. VLANs, firewalls and ACLs Network... read more

united states homeland security iot cybersecurity
February 09, 2018

Billions of coming Internet of Things sensors pose troubling privacy concerns about the movements and behaviors of average citizens, according to government officials, including one attorney for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

February 05, 2018

Given the density of city populations, one might think that it would be easier to attain quality healthcare in these areas, but most who study or practice urban healthcare know this is not the case.

smart cities international symposium & exhibition
January 19, 2018

Smart Cities are here. From the federal level on down, public sector leaders are, at least, aware of the Smart Cities movement and the potential that it brings.

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