Privacy and Security

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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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.

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December 18, 2017

We all know that we need insurance and we’re all aware that driving without it isn’t legal.

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 17, 2017 | Kelsey Butz, Brian Burke, Marina Chu, Ryan Slattery and Tyler Stacey

This editorial was developed in coordination with the Center for Technology in Government at the University at Albany and Albany Law School graduate assistants studying under Dean Antony Haynes, in which the students explored public sector technology... read more

August 04, 2017

For years, cities have been trying to use data that has sat, siloed in individual departments. Even as that historic data is liberated and made more open, however, more and different types of data are coming in. Since the advent of smartphones with built in GPS, location data, streaming from... read more

June 23, 2017

It’s easy to take in the technological splendor that is Singapore and miss the diverse reasons and hidden virtues that make the city possible. A collective spirit of ingenuity can be found in its swooping architecture, its wealth of smart traffic lights, a budding sensor network and the... read more

Image by Richard Unten on Flickr. Licensed under CC BY.
May 15, 2017

Disruption has reached almost every aspect of public safety and technology is changing everything. Heard about drones?  Welcome to the world of the future where there is total transparency.

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