Analysis of scans of internet-connected devices show unsecured connected assets across government and other sectors supporting critical infrastructure.
At a recent workshop, Kansas City, Mo., demonstrated how big data can be used to improve city performance.
Birmingham, Ala., is building a smart city future -- and is starting to see the fruits of its labor.
Five cities were awarded $250,000 worth of technology and consulting services as winners of the Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant.
To ensure mutual authentication, a new solution uses a small chip that is preloaded with unique cryptographic codes to allow data to be transmitted more securely from an IoT device to the cloud.
Nokia updated its Internet of Things platform with pre-integrated applications for smart cities.
Less extensive projects, ease of implementation and access to federal funding may be driving the trend.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is looking for tools to facilitate the security, reliability and privacy of clusters of networked Internet of Things devices.
Ideas proposed for the Department of Transportation’s challenge have been collected an online dataset that features the challenge addressed, proposed project category and project description.
Baltimore and Lafayette, La., won $40,000 in seed money from the EPA for their plans to build systems to measure and manage environmental sensor data.
The city is asking innovators to think of new ways it can deploy connected technology on existing assets to enhance service delivery.
As smart cities start investing in connected devices, there is arguably a much broader threat vector from botnets taking advantage of the unsecured Internet of Things.
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