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Skills shortage is driving organisations to outsource cyber-security

Skills shortage is driving organisations to outsource cyber-security

The difficulty in hiring and retaining skilled personnel is one of the top challenges facing security leaders, according to new research.

Canada builds centre of excellence in 'open' smart cities

Canada builds centre of excellence in 'open' smart cities

A new national platform will make information about the issues and approaches associated with smart cities available and accessible to communities across the country.

South-east Asia's vision for smarter cities

South-east Asia's vision for smarter cities

Based on the experience of 26 ASEAN states, experts from the region have put forward a model approach for developing a smart city.

London monitors air quality with sensor-equipped school backpacks

London monitors air quality with sensor-equipped school backpacks

Primary school pupils in London will carry backpacks fitted with air quality sensors on their journey to and from school to help monitor the levels of toxic air.

Council announces the 10 finalists for Smart Cities Readiness Challenge

Council announces the 10 finalists for Smart Cities Readiness Challenge

The US Smart Cities Council said trends this year include a focus on regional collaboration and two finalists are trying to give their communities a second life.

Video analytics used to improve public safety across Belgium

Video analytics used to improve public safety across Belgium

Room40 is using Nokia’s machine learning-powered Scene Analytics solution to flag emergencies and crime at service stations, parking lots and other public spaces.