Risk Mitigation: The Need of the Hour for Smart Cities

Risk Mitigation: The Need of the Hour for Smart Cities

Gov CIO Outlook | Monday, February 18, 2019

Public health and Public safety lead the city to transform into a smart city. Having a framework to take and implement changes or upgrades in a city to make it safe from cybercrime and technical failures. Four key domains can be kept in mind while developing defense cybercrime;

1. Cyber Resilience
2. Collaboration and Coordination in Governance
3. Privacy and Data Protection
4. Cybersecurity

Smart cities should be equipped with IoT sensors, devices and networks which enables to identify the rapid passage of emergency service vehicles with navigation applications that steer users away from road hazards and congestion. Increasing efficiency in the transport of a city can conserve energy, improve good transportation, smart public safety security is analyzed with autonomous vehicles, self-driving trucks, and drones.

The powers of computers can with fast running algorithms and big data analyzer help law enforcement, weather and socioeconomic information gather more quickly and accurately warning of natural calamities. The building of a smart city has both challenges and solutions. Technology attributes to interconnection, novelty and scale and speed in sooth running the administration of a city. Whereas, the city-wide challenges like operational risks, uncertainty and distrust, and management complexity can question the technology in its use of the application. 

Few Smart City Companies(Commutifi, Intelligent Structure)

Ensuring privacy and protection of data in the services of a smart city adheres to specific guidelines for securing data in a correct manner like preventing harm, collecting data on the limit, notice of threats and cyber attacks, using personal information for compatible purposes, choices of mechanisms in collection of data, and accountability and so on. Such governing should be inclusive and useful in a smart city.

The smart city has key defining intelligent technologies such as;

1. Cloud computing
2. IoTs (Internet of Things)
3. Networks
4. Artificial Intelligence (AI)
5. Machine Learning

All of the above smart technologies hold paramount responsibility of securing and identifying challenges with given solutions. The lively city also needs strong leadership for all the implementation of such realities with competent jurisdiction making it coordinated with technology.

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