The advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AI), coupled with the prolificacy of the Internet of Things (IoT) devices are creating smart societies that are interconnected.
The expansion of Big Data and volumetric meta data generated and collated by these mechanisms not only give greater depth of understanding but as change is coming at an unprecedented pace COVID-19 is drives the cultural changes and the public sector innovations to a new height of responsibilities.
Further development and analysis of defence tactics and countermeasures are needed fast to understand security vulnerabilities which will be exploited by the cybercriminals by identifying newer technologies that can aid in protecting and securing data with a range of supporting processes to provide a higher level of cyber resilience.
The ethical implications of connecting the physical and digital worlds, and presenting the reality of a truly interconnected society, presents the realisation of the concept of smart societies in reality.
This Annual International Conference is an established platform in which security, safety and sustainability issues can be examined from several global perspectives through dialogue between academics, students, government representatives, chief executives, security professionals, and research scientists from the United Kingdom and from around the globe.
The two-day virtual conference will focus on the challenges of complexity, the rapid pace of change and risk/opportunity issues associated with the 21st century lifestyle, systems and infrastructures.