Cyber Security

August 30, 2017

The National Institute for Standards and Technology and the Department of Homeland Security announced the next phase of the "Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge," a partnership to bring together Smart City initiatives and DHS's security expertise and resources, at the Global City... read more

August 22, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) wasted no time spreading across the world and connecting millions of individuals. In just a few short years, billions of sensors redefined how businesses operated and how people interacted with one another, and that was only the start; one IHS forecast predicts the... read more

August 02, 2017

A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation Tuesday that would heighten the cybersecurity standards for companies that hope to sell Internet of Things devices to the federal government. CyberScoop's Chris Bing reports that the "Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017... read more

July 21, 2017

In the future, smart cities will likely bring about many benefits, like less pollution and more efficient transportation systems. But they could also bring about many unintended consequences, according to a panel of speakers at Fortune's recent Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colo.

July 03, 2017

This post is the third in a series of seven chapters intended to help individuals and organisations on the journey to deploying a successful Internet of Things (IoT) transformation.

June 23, 2017

The last 30 to 40 years have fostered an era of rapid automation and ingenuity to create technology that makes our lives easier and operations simpler. Today, technology is interwoven into our everyday lives with interconnected smart devices that respond to seemingly everything around us.

June 01, 2017

Smart city development is in full swing, but it appears that city officials are leaving security by the wayside. While the definition of what makes a city "smart" is still up for debate, in general, we often consider it a system of both traditional infrastructure and new, overlaying structures... read more

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May 25, 2017

Blockchains aren't primarily financial tools. They are a political technology, and their natural field of application is the developing world.

May 18, 2017

The National Association of State Chief Information Officers is helping states with a technology it says has "huge" potential for government. (Getty Images) The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) released the first in a series of briefs Tuesday that explains how... read more

May 17, 2017

The internet of things is at a much more mature place at the state and local level than it is in the federal government or even private industry. It's a balancing act, clearly, between government leaders working to implement IoT technology to better serve citizens quickly while ensuring that... read more

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