Smart cities are exposed to old-school threats

Spurred by the false alarm that made Hawaii residents fear for their lives earlier this year, IBM X-Force Red and Threatcare researchers have decided to test several smart …

Smart cities: New threats and opportunities

As smart cities integrate connected technologies to operate more efficiently and improve the quality of city services, new vulnerabilities arise that require diligent …

What will it take to keep smart cities safe?

“Smart cities” use smart technologies in their critical infrastructure sectors: energy, transportation, environment, communications, and government. This includes …

Hacking smart cities: Dangerous connections

Once just a curiosity for technology enthusiasts, the Internet of Things (IoT) has become mainstream. In fact, the IoT security market is estimated to grow from USD 7.90 …