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Taking a security-first approach to smart cities

Taking a security-first approach to smart cities

Smart cities should learn from decades of cybersecurity practice when building networks, writes Neil Correa, security strategist, Micro Focus

Manchester to launch cybersecurity innovation hub

Manchester to launch cybersecurity innovation hub

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

Smart city command-and-control centre to support Dubai's digital transformation

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

Real-estate investment firm transforms HQ into a smart campus

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

Smart City Expo transformed into an online event for 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

IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners

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

Telco develops cybersecurity blueprint for self-driving cars in the UK

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

UAE report highlights IoT as the weak link of smart city security

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.

WISeKey announces IoT early warning system for future virus outbreaks

WISeKey announces IoT early warning system for future virus outbreaks

The cybersecurity company stresses though that the IoT will live up to its promise only if devices, the data they generate and the applications that control them can be fully secured and trusted.

Mexico City completes city-wide cloud surveillance project

Mexico City completes city-wide cloud surveillance project

4G connectivity with Eagle Eye Networks’ bandwidth optimisation was utilised to facilitate the rapid deployment, installing approximately 250 surveillance cameras per day at its peak.