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The Inconvenient Truth about Smart Cities
Scientific American published an article "The Inconvenient Truth about Smart Cities" - Plans for more wired, networked, connected urban areas face challenges if they fail to account for existing, local, non-digital elements such as government and socioeconomic conditions ... "The current reality of smart cities is that there aren’t any. At...
Annual IIoT Maturity Survey
The survey provides an overview of the current state of IIoT adoption and prevailing industry attitudes towards IIoT, solution deployment progress, motivating factors, business objectives, and technology investment projections.
ACLU - Making Smart Decisions About Smart Cities
ACLU just published a guide on Smart Cities. It looks at how to balance the innovation with privacy risks and features a number of real-life case studies. From the intro: "In some cases, technological solutions to urban issues can reflect or even exacerbate racial or economic inequality rather than allocate city resources and services fairly. Technologies that collect information about residents and visitors can generate and expose deeply personal information or even be repurposed to function as surveillance tools..."
State of IoT 2018
New Cradlepoint Business Intelligence Report reveals the current IT practices, perceptions and future plans surrounding global Internet of Things (IoT) deployments. The findings of the underlying study revealed that even though over 69% of organizations have adopted, or plan to adopt, IoT solutions within the next year, 40% of companies have serious concerns around cybersecurity.
Forrester and ForeScout Research on IoT and OT Security Challengese
ForeScout commissioned Forrester Consulting to see if organizations can adequately and accurately secure their networks with the rise of IoT-connected devices. The study sheds additional insight into this issue that may be surprising...
Always excellent website Futurism just published an article on Smart Cities and Privacy - "Smart Cities May Be The Death of Privacy As We Know It". The article highlights examples from few most developed smart cities and describes the differences between sensory data and aggregated data and how that...
2017 Smart Cities Index
2017 Smart City Index was published by the Swedish firm EasyPark, which provides smart parking solutions in 10 markets in Europe and Australia. Drawing data from the UN and the European Commission, researchers assessed more than 500 cities worldwide on 19 factors. The index placed Copenhagen, Denmark as the smartest...
Smart Cities- better for whom
Privacy International published an article "Smart Cities: better for whom?". From the article: "Technology is often given as an answer when we are not sure what the question is. Cities are no exception to that. The current narrative advocated by governments and companies is that more data and the increasing...
Smart Cities Pose Privacy Risks and Other Problems, But that Doesn't Mean We Shouldn't Build Them
"Smart Cities Pose Privacy Risks and Other Problems, But that Doesn't Mean We Shouldn't Build Them" paper was published in the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review. Abstract The potential benefits of smart city technologies are numerous. By becoming "smart," a city can not only deliver more and better services with...
An interesting article "Assessment of attribute-based credentials for privacy-preserving road traffic services in smart cities" was published as part of the "Special issue on security and privacy for smart cities" by the "Personal and Ubiquitous Computing" peer-reviewed journal. Article abstract: Smart cities involve the provision of advanced services for road...
“Implementing RSA for sensor nodes in smart cities” was published as part of the “Special issue on security and privacy for smart cities” by the “Personal and Ubiquitous Computing” peer-reviewed journal. Article abstract: In smart city construction, wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are normally deployed to collect and transmit real-time data....
Special issue on security and privacy for smart cities was published by the "Personal and Ubiquitous Computing" journal. "A smart city is a cutting-edge concept to integrate multiple information and communication technology (ICT) solutions in a secure fashion to manage the city’s assets, in particular the urban areas using ubiquitous...