Local governments throughout the world are working hard to create sustainable, energy-efficient and economically strong smart cities. But the intelligent technologies we rely on to create them are vulnerable to cybersecurity threats – and few local governments are doing much to protect against them, say experts at security software company Kaspersky Lab. Read the story for their recommendations on precautions cities can take.
More than 100 cities around the globe competed for 2015-16 Smarter Cities Challenge grants from IBM. Click for the list of municipalities that won pro bono consulting services from teams of IBM experts (and two special guests new on the job this year).
Security experts say cities face a real and immediate danger of security breaches, but many are doing nothing about it. A Cisco security expert says it's time for a better response than playing 'Whack-a-Mole' with hackers. Learn what cities can do -- and why it needs to be done now.
The world of cybercrime is a shadowy place and the perpetrators constantly change. But the real problem is they’re well organized and they're willing to share what they know. IBM says security pros fighting cybercrime should take a similar approach – and has come up with a way to do it. Don't miss this if you're concerned about cyberattacks in your city.