The smart city is a city which uses digital technology to run itself and manage resources efficiently. A city can be defined as smart, once all the eight key aspects that make the foundation of a city are identified as smart: governance, energy, building, infrastructures, mobility, technology, healthcare and safety. Indeed, all nations in the … Continue reading Are we over looking security in our smart cities?
Data is the most prized asset in the world of cyber security, involving threat analysis and protection. The use of technology has evolved, spurred on by the need to consistently protect infrastructure and resources, as well as source reliable information about the level of protection at any given time. It is about identifying potential weak … Continue reading Cyber security from an attacker’s perspective
In January of this year, British Prime Minister David Cameron let it be known that he intended to dumb down encryption so that law enforcement could monitor all of the information streaming across the country. A direct attempt to capitalize on the Paris attacks. Today news about a police chief with Europol was advocating against … Continue reading Surveillance and Encryption
Biometric and personal security engineer Foteini Agrafioti raises concerns about today’s passwords and IDs, and shares how your body may provide easier, and more accurate, forms of identification. Foteini Agrafioti left her native Greece to pursue a PhD at the University of Toronto’s Biosecurity Lab. She quickly became a star – named “Inventor of the … Continue reading Beating passcodes: Getting to the heart of your identity