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Are smart cities the ultimate playground for hackers?

As everything in the urban environment becomes more connected, are we opening the door to bigger security threats? Smart cities could be the biggest threat to digital security yet

Smart cities are made up of connected smart buildings and devices that communicate with each other through the Internet of Things. This web of connected things is continuously growing and it’s a hacker’s paradise according to Glenn Wilkinson, CEO of security analyst firm Polira.

In this exclusive interview, he tells WORKTECH Academy about the potential risks for our future connected cities. From traffic lights and street lamps to corporate infrastructure, systems are vulnerable to hackers if not constantly tested and updated.

See the full interview in our Innovation Zone here