Smart city technologies and urban big data produce data privacy concerns. For any data-driven smart city project to be successful, it must communicate its value and data safety to its primary stakeholders — the citizens.
Most people in the physical security industry are familiar with the 5 Ds: deter, detect, delay, deny and defend. These principles seem universally applicable for facility or asset protection use cases. But what principles should we apply in areas of open public access?
“What is the ultimate goal of innovation?” asks Fredrik Nilsson, Vice President of the Americas, Axis Communications. His answer: bringing value to the entire security ecosystem – from other manufacturers to dealers to integrators to end users.
The use of Internet of Things (IoT) technology is growing rapidly as more consumers and businesses recognize the benefits offered by smart devices. The range of IoT hardware available is huge, including everything from smart doorbells and connected kettles to children’s toys. What’s more, this is not only limited to smart home tech for consumers. IoT sensors are being increasingly used by businesses of all sizes across numerous industries including healthcare and manufacturing. However, despite its life-enhancing and cost-saving benefits, the IoT is a security minefield. So, is it even possible to secure the IoT?
With the Internet of Things (IoT) as a foundation, technologies such as automated street lighting, smart energy meters, parking assistance apps and sensors have ability to make cities safer and more accessible, says a new report from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).