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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

Smart Cities Council launches academy in Australia and New Zealand

Smart Cities Council launches academy in Australia and New Zealand

Modules delivered through the academy will cater for early career practitioners as well as advanced professionals and policy-makers seeking recognition of their ongoing contribution to the industry.

Charter to identify which emerging tech innovations are right for London

Charter to identify which emerging tech innovations are right for London

The mayor has tasked the UK capital’s chief digital officer and Smart London Board to set out the criteria that innovations must meet before being deployed in the city.

WEBINAR: The million sensors you didn’t know you already have. The unexpected value of a city’s fibre revealed

WEBINAR: The million sensors you didn’t know you already have. The unexpected value of a city’s fibre revealed

Understand how the fibres below our feet can detect movement and produce data which can be used to control traffic in an intelligent way to reduce congestion, emissions and improve air quality & safety.

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.

Playbooks launched for responsible data-sharing

Playbooks launched for responsible data-sharing

With the onset of Covid-19, data collaborative company BrightHive said it has witnessed an accelerated need for organisations to be able to “rapidly and responsibly” share data with one another.

Technology and innovation declared vital to London's recovery

Technology and innovation declared vital to London's recovery

The all-party group highlights how the London Office of Technology and Innovation helped councils identify the digital tools and processes they can use to adapt to the new challenges brought by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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.

Index reveals the importance of digital progress in times of crisis

Index reveals the importance of digital progress in times of crisis

The Digital Economy and Society Index monitors Europe’s overall digital performance and tracks the progress of EU countries with respect to their digital competitiveness.

Otonomo expands connected car data ecosystem

Otonomo expands connected car data ecosystem

The automotive data services platform developer is collaborating with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to increase the use of car data in the European Union.