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SMART CITIES AND CYBERSECURITY: THE ESSENTIALS
With the growing popularity of IoT and digitization, smart cities have become a reality. Harnessing the power of data, design thinking, and digital technologies, smart cities are the sure future of urban lifestyle. However, as with other digital transformations, smart cities bring with them a barrage of cyber risks. In this blog post, we talk about smart cities, the cyber risks that they face, and how we can secure them. Smart cities consist of a complex digital ecosystem of people, devices, processes, private entities, public entities, infrastructure, and municipal services that interact with each other constantly. In general, a smart city consists of three layers. Due to the massive amounts of information being shared, integration between thousands of IoT devices, and dynamic processes, smart cities are at constant risk of cyberattacks. The complexities of the smart city ecosystem give way to new cyber threats that target each layer of these modern settlements differently. READ MORE