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Dubai launches cyber-security think-tank
31 Oct 2019
The Dubai Electronic Security Centre will work with public and private sector entities to develop solutions to protect against current and future cyber-attacks.
Mayors stand together against paying ransoms to hackers
12 Jul 2019
As research finds ransomware attacks against governments on the rise, the US Conference of Mayors has passed a resolution calling on cities not to pay assailants after cyber-attacks.
Cyber-security company aims to protect consumers' personal data and rights
07 Jun 2019
The latest version of WISEKey’s ID app includes new features focused on US consumers’ rights to know and control their personal information.
Baltimore calls for federal emergency declaration after cyber attack
05 Jun 2019
City council president wants the federal government to have a larger supporting role in helping the city recover from the attack that disabled computer systems and key citizen services.
Wayra and TheVentureCity to invest in deep tech start-ups
13 May 2019
Telefónica’s open innovation hub and the global accelerator will focus on start-ups in areas such as AI, cyber-security, machine learning, IoT and edge computing.
US Ignite launches smart city accelerator
02 May 2019
Benefits for participants include access to an eight-week training course, an opportunity to connect with Amazon mentors as well as up to 10,000 in AWS credits.
Drones pose cyber-security and privacy threats, says report
28 Mar 2019
Without new safeguards, the growing use of drones in populated areas brings significant risks that could result in attacks by "malicious entities"
Skills shortage is driving organisations to outsource cyber-security
21 Mar 2019
The difficulty in hiring and retaining skilled personnel is one of the top challenges facing security leaders, according to new research.
How to make smart cities safe and secure
19 Feb 2019
The EastWest Institute has prepared a guide with input from global specialists and smart city tech companies that aims to identify city-wide challenges and how to tackle them
UK aims to 'design out' cyber threats
28 Jan 2019
The Government has announced £70m investment to support research into the design and development of hardware to make devices and services more secure from the outset
World needs "coalition of the willing" to counter cyber threats
24 Jan 2019
Cyber-security experts at Davos hope those democracies that have not signed the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace will join the multi-stakeholder initiative
Blockchain centres of excellence to be set up around the world
21 Jan 2019
Cyber-security company, WISeKey, and the Blockchain Research Institute want to promote the use of blockchain technologies internationally
Keeping tabs on London’s smart roadmap
19 Sep 2018
Citizens can track and measure progress to becoming the smartest city in the world via a new report card
PTC calls for shared responsibility over IoT security
21 Aug 2018
The software company is launching a programme to detect security vulnerabilities and says, in the new world order, cyber-safety and security must become everyone’s responsibility
How smart cities can be outsmarted
09 Aug 2018
Researchers from Threatcare and IBM X-Force Red have found 17 vulnerabilities in smart city sensor and control devices deployed in cities around the world
Data breaches to expose 146 billion records by 2023
09 Aug 2018
Research by Juniper finds that the number of cyber-security record breaches is expected to nearly triple over the next five years
Scotland's digital vision
09 Aug 2018
Digital transformation company, Atos, has published a paper highlighting the dramatic effect digital technologies could have on Scotland
IoT cyber-security spend to rise by 300%
17 Jul 2018
Research by Juniper finds that minimum regulation and the growing business risk provides critical impetus
Realising the true value of data
In an extract from our Sydney City Profile, we explore how the city’s Smart City Strategy Framework aims to help transform raw data into actionable knowledge.
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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