The city of Eilat, Israel has implemented viisights' behavioral recognition system to detect, predict and analyze events of interests in real-time and alert authorities of crowding, violent/suspicious activity, traffic or crowd congestion, and more.
Risk professionals take note. Experts say the greatest cybersecurity risks to local governments and their "smart city" programs are emergency alert systems, video surveillance devices and traffic signals - a greater risk than breaches of open data, water consumption and gunshot detection technologies and more.
Organizations of every type and size are always looking to make more informed decisions. In order to do better and plan for the changing world, they want to have access to as much information as possible. And, rather than implementing a new information gathering system, many are looking to mine the data already being collected by their physical security systems.