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Smart city cybersecurity “woefully underfunded and vulnerable to attack”

Smart city cybersecurity “woefully underfunded and vulnerable to attack”

Lack of investment in cybersecurity could jeopardise the core goals of smart cities, warns ABI Research.

Dubai approves three blockchain initiatives

Dubai approves three blockchain initiatives

Dubai Future Council for Blockchain event brought together various government departments and private companies with a vested interest in smart city technologies.

‘Co-ordinated’ ransomware attack hits 23 Texas government organisations

‘Co-ordinated’ ransomware attack hits 23 Texas government organisations

The majority of the impacted entities are smaller local governments.

UK's ICO investigates use of live facial recognition technology

UK's ICO investigates use of live facial recognition technology

The Information Commissioner’s investigation follows concerns reported in the media regarding the use of the technology in the King’s Cross area of London.

Atlanta imposes scooter and e-bike ban at night

Atlanta imposes scooter and e-bike ban at night

Following recent fatalities, the city’s mayor said it is evident that immediate action is necessary to keep Atlanta’s residents and visitors safe.

US mayors approve resiliency resolution

US mayors approve resiliency resolution

Resolution urges adoption of fault-tolerant technology solutions for data centres and edge computing facilities to protect public and private data.
Mind the gap: Southwark's innovative approach to expanding connectivity

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Mind the gap: Southwark's innovative approach to expanding connectivity

Ahead of her participation at Smart IoT Connect, Davina Fell, Digital Infrastructure Programme Manager, Southwark Council, talks to Sarah Wray about councils’ connectivity challenges – and opportunities.

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