In the latest research report from CompTIA, learn how visible problems, such as traffic congestion or parking headaches, that could benefit from technology.
Despite the growing number of smart city initiatives underway, the trend still has a ways to go before it fully resonates with stakeholders.
To make the leap from digital to smart requires more than deploying a new mobile app and a few sensors.
There are many moving parts to the data component of smart city pursuits. It must be assumed local governments, which lack deep data expertise, will face many data-related hurdles.
As smart city initiatives move into the realm of critical infrastructure and tapping into new streams of sensitive data, the consequences of inadequate cyber-security defenses become even more dire.