Security and privacy

Are digital identities the best bet against cyberattacks?

Fri, 2018-12-21 00:00 -- SCC Europe Staff

Welcome to the world of digital identity, a way to ensure identification isn’t being forged. This spring, the tiny town of Zug in Switzerland may be the first to offer citizens a digital identity with a blockchain technology-based app. Let’s take a look at the benefits this “digital passport” could offer citizens while strengthening Zug’s security measures and saving money in the long run.

On trust, privacy and security: What 2019 needs to do

Tue, 2018-12-04 04:30 -- Adam Beck

The Smart Cities Council asked some of its partners and friends to express their views and recommendations on how government organisations can build more trust with their constituents around smart cities investments, and create an environment where the opportunities and benefits of technology and data solutions can thrive. Here's what they had to say...

Enterprise networks are getting bigger (and so are the worries)

Thu, 2018-09-27 17:12 -- Doug Peeples

As businesses, governments and other entities expand their enterprise networks to better meet their communications needs those networks are getting more complex. That worries IT and telecom professionals for several reasons. But according to a recent survey, they're most concerned about security issues.

The first step in ensuring cybersecurity: Understanding what's normal

Thu, 2018-06-14 14:10 -- SCC Partner

Atlanta has now allocated nearly $15 million to clean up after a March cybersecurity breach that crippled more than a third of its systems. And the recovery effort continues. What can you do? Know what your normal state looks like so you can detect threats quickly. Here’s how.