The White House on Sept. 26 announced more than $80 million in new funding for smart cities research and projects across the county.
A Tripwire study also found that 88 percent of IT professionals think such hacks would pose a threat to public safety.
Defense of cyber-physical systems requires multidisciplinary collaboration to address their inherent vulnerabilities.
The first sensors in Chicago’s Array of Things project have been installed; 50 are expected to be mounted by September.
Factom’s solution captures the identification of a device, the manufacturer, available updates, known security issues and granted authorities while adding timestamps for added security.
A recent report by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers urges CIOs to get out in front of the Internet of Things.