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UK National Cyber Security Centre publishes guidance on securing smart cities
12 May 2021
The new set of security principles aims to help UK authorities embrace technology while protecting their underlying infrastructure and critical public services.
Canberra cybersecurity hub gets green light
07 Apr 2021
As well as advancing the city’s expertise in this area, the Canberra Cyber Hub will harness its cyber capabilities to create more jobs and further diversify the ACT economy.
Which smart city tech poses the greatest risk for cyber-attacks?
29 Mar 2021
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, asked 76 cybersecurity experts to rank nine different technologies based on a range of different criteria.
Companies partner to offer smart cities blockchain-enabled global data exchange
09 Dec 2020
The companies want to deliver a new level of trust and control for cities and provide municipal and commercial clients with unaltered and traceable data that ties back to its original source.
IMDA and IBM join forces to accelerate digital skills development in Singapore
24 Nov 2020
IBM’s programme aims to meet the demand for technology consulting and deep technical skills needed to support the acceleration of digital transformation across all industries.
36 cities chosen to chart a course towards the future
18 Nov 2020
The World Economic Forum has chosen the cities to pioneer a global policy roadmap developed by its G20 Smart Cities Alliance for the ethical and responsible use of data and technology.
Blockchain deployed to help travellers certify their health status
27 Oct 2020
Cybersecurity and Internet of Things company, WISeKey has added the ability for users to upload and digitally certify the results of their Covid-19 test to its WIShelter platform.
Only 60 per cent of transit agencies have a cybersecurity preparedness plan
08 Oct 2020
Research carried out by the Mineta Transportation Institute also found that less than half of agencies reported auditing their cybersecurity programme at least once a year.
Smart Dubai collaboration to accelerate digital transformation for government entities
30 Sep 2020
The Dubai Government Information Network is designed to become the information backbone between the emirate’s governmental organisations and the internet.
Smart cities predicted to create growth opportunities worth $2.46 trillion by 2025
29 Sep 2020
Frost & Sullivan analysts are calling on technology leaders to assess the emerging opportunities resulting from Covid-19 and innovate to build company-, society-, and consumer resilience.
Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running
17 Sep 2020
The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.
British smart city companies chosen for export academy to Asia-Pacific
09 Sep 2020
30 tech companies have been announced as the first participants in the Department for International Trade’s new Tech Export Academy programme.
Peachtree Corners deploys AI-based smart city management platform
08 Sep 2020
The intention is for a single platform, that may be operated from one central control room, delivering a holistic view of all Internet of Things and smart devices.
Singapore continues its drive to build a pool of smart city innovators
24 Aug 2020
The number of applications to the Smart Nation Scholarship scheme increased again this year with awardees undergoing rigorous training and taking on key roles in national projects.
Smart Dubai evolves its plans for human-centred, ethical AI
20 Aug 2020
The future roll-out of tools for better AI and the potential of AI audit practices were among the core themes addressed by the Smart Dubai’s second virtual meeting of its Artificial Intelligence Ethics Advisory Board.
Smart “cluster” aims to act as a living lab for future smart cities
19 Aug 2020
A mixed-use community of 25 businesses and 750 homes in the UK’s West Midlands is implementing a smart street lighting system which it claims will reduce energy consumption by more than 60 per cent.
E-book aims to help public safety organisations build safer and smarter cities
14 Aug 2020
Co-authored by Genetec and Intel, the book aims to help city and public safety leaders establish clear priorities and encourage active stakeholder participation.
Manchester to launch cybersecurity innovation hub
23 Jul 2020
An operator is currently being sought for the Manchester Digital Security Innovation Hub, which will be based in Heron House, alongside GCHQ.
Smart city command-and-control centre to support Dubai's digital transformation
13 Jul 2020
The Moro Hub’s new centre provides and supports intelligent IoT platforms and cybersecurity and managed services to support government and enterprise customers.
Real-estate investment firm transforms HQ into a smart campus
08 Jul 2020
Onyx Equities wants to create an innovation corridor in White Plains and attract tech companies that might be rethinking office occupancies in a post-pandemic world.
Smart City Expo transformed into an online event for 2020
30 Jun 2020
The digital event will consist of a broadcast television show on day one, with day two’s programme featuring workshops, sessions, and side events.
IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners
29 May 2020
Nineteen smart city projects across the region have been recognised in the sixth annual awards programme, which were announced in a virtual event this year.
Telco develops cybersecurity blueprint for self-driving cars in the UK
29 May 2020
O2 worked on the Government-funded BeARCAT project, which examined the cybersecurity vulnerabilities of connected and autonomous vehicles.
UAE report highlights IoT as the weak link of smart city security
28 May 2020
Smart cities can unlock considerable business potential for the United Arab Emirates but a new report warns governments and organisations of the IoT’s cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
30 Apr 2021
Cybersecurity: a smart city imperative
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