Shourjya Mookersjeesep: Rapid digitalization may leave smart cities open to cyberattacks
17/09/2021 – 11:16
“The rapid growth in the smart cities could widen the cybersecurity divide and expose fragilities in the current infrastructure, according to The Economist’s 2021 Safe Cities Index.
Digitalization has increased the number of secure servers in the U.S., but it has also created worrying trends. More departments now have their own IT budgets, for example, but no senior figure carries the overall responsibility and authority for cybersecurity, MIT Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning Lawrence Susskind explained in the report.”