Smart Cities – A Cybersecurity Wildfire Waiting to Happen? (Tech HQ)


The smart city is an exciting concept where technology is used to enhance citizens’ lives, make governance more effective and resource consumption more efficient and sustainable. But smart cities are also at risk of attacks motivated by politics and activism, targeting critical infrastructure could bring industrial control systems providing utilities to citizens to a halt, they could manipulate sensor data to cause public panic or siphon citizen data.