Privacy and Security

politics of crime fighting software
August 02, 2018

Call it machine learningArtificial Intelligence, or simply computational intelligence: countries are rushing to apply new technologies to combat crimes, but how they do so — and even what counts as crime — varies among them, and says much about their... read more

value of blockchain
July 22, 2018

Many intelligent people still blink with confusion when someone mentions blockchain technology.  That won’t be the case for long though, because it appears this new technology has reached the “tipping point.”  Its upward trajectory indicates universal acceptance.

June 27, 2018

Productivity tools exist everywhere. Smartphone productivity apps for writing, email, to do list management, and other tasks come at as little as a dollar a piece, and many are free to download and use.

worst connected cities
June 26, 2018

The National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) has released its latest report identifying the cities with the worst and best connectivity. The NDIA rankings included all 186 U.S.

smart city security issues axios
June 15, 2018

The struggle is very real for cities when it comes to data, from deciding what’s needed, to making decisions on how to manage and protect it, according to Seattle, Washington’s Chief Privacy Officer (CPO).

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.

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. 

February 20, 2018

NVIDIA and AI developer AnyVision are partnering to provide CCTV cameras with automatic facial recognition for "smart city" deployment. NVIDIA Metropolis is a scalable system which can can detect, track, and identify individuals within a large crowd with 99 percent accuracy, AnyVision says, and... read more

February 20, 2018 | Jackie Roberson

These days, urban planners, attorneys, and other people helping to make cities run efficiently and effectively have many great programs and other tech tools available to help them get jobs done more quickly,... read more

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

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