Internet of Things
By 2020, any internet-connected device would need a unique password or a feature that forces the consumer to set a personal password.
The states will be the first in the multi-year "Smarter States, Smarter Communities" learning lab, which grows out of National Governor Association Chair Brian Sandoval's 'Ahead of the Curve' Initiative.
For fire departments, nothing is more problematic than an out-of-service rig.
COMMENTARY | In a contributed piece, the authors suggest compromises and efficiencies to ensure cities do not get left behind in the 5G revolution.
Wearables are great—but they can't get in the way when firefighters and paramedics do their jobs.
Just how targeted are the sensors in South Bend’s sewers?
Q&A: Security and privacy issues will abound if they go unaddressed as cities increasingly install smart infrastructure, according to federal officials.
“There is a greater value to the data we maintain as a city than we anticipated,” according to the city’s chief innovation officer.
Local officials are hoping high-resolution, hydrodynamic models using fluid physics will improve preparedness and response in a low-lying region vulnerable to flooding.
Language in the net neutrality repeal sets the groundwork for an attempt to aggressively constrain and eliminate state and local regulations.
As we connect more and more devices, governments must keep an active watch on their network.
States need to be smart and strategic when purchasing connected devices, according to Alaska's chief procurement officer.
In an interview with Route Fifty, state CIO Mike Hussey discusses rural broadband and lingering “last mile” challenges.
Urbanova is a living lab set in the heart of the 770-acre University District near downtown to "pilot technologies while testing what creates value and how economical they are."
As more “machine to machine” connections go online there will be even less manual oversight of connected devices, meaning greater potential for their hijacking and abuse.
Gadgets connecting the Internet of Things, or IoT, haven’t been designed with the robust security we now take for granted on our phones and laptops
As the number of sensors being deployed continues to soar, there are important data storage, security and analysis needs to consider. “Start the learning curve now,” says Michigan’s deputy chief security officer.
Individual sensor deployments are useful and are helping businesses to optimize their operations. But also, like in cities, they have significant drawbacks.
“This is the next paradigm shift in transportation,” says one official helping to lead up the program.
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