From transit networks and utilities to refuse collection and street lighting, connecting services to the internet is proving an appealing prospect for those in charge of cities and large towns. Photo: ShutterstockFrom transit networks and utilities to refuse collection and street lighting, connecting services to the internet is proving an appealing prospect for those in charge of cities and large towns. Photo: Shutterstock
From transit networks and utilities to refuse collection and street lighting, connecting services to the internet is proving an appealing prospect for those in charge of cities and large towns. Photo: Shutterstock
Galina Antova
Opinion

Opinion

Galina Antova

Why smart cities should also be cybersecurity cities

  • Civic leaders around the world are looking to automate the infrastructures that make their cities run, from transit networks to street lighting
  • In their rush to automate cities, planners also need to ensure that they build in cybersecurity to protect from a variety of online threats

From transit networks and utilities to refuse collection and street lighting, connecting services to the internet is proving an appealing prospect for those in charge of cities and large towns. Photo: ShutterstockFrom transit networks and utilities to refuse collection and street lighting, connecting services to the internet is proving an appealing prospect for those in charge of cities and large towns. Photo: Shutterstock
From transit networks and utilities to refuse collection and street lighting, connecting services to the internet is proving an appealing prospect for those in charge of cities and large towns. Photo: Shutterstock
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