Arizona readies libraries for public Wi-Fi access

by • 4 weeks ago

Donations from the technology firm Cisco and state agencies are providing five libraries across Arizona with Wi-Fi hotspots to support workers and students.

'Smart cities' are growing faster than IT officials can secure them

by • 9 months ago

Smart cities offer a lot of "bright, shiny objects," but governments need to make sure their cybersecurity polices keep pace, speakers at a conference said.

Business group says it's building $7.5 billion 'smart city' inside Las Vegas

by • 10 months ago

"Bleutech Park," backed in part by Cisco, claims it will include robotic security services, buildings made from "self-healing concrete" and an augmented-reality mode.

North Carolina launches cybersecurity training program for veterans

by • 2 years ago

The state is partnering with Cisco and other tech firms to offer free training to former military members pursuing cybersecurity careers.

With an eye on cybersecurity, Cisco relaunches smart city platform

by • 3 years ago

Local governments are using the new tool as a convenient way to turn "small improvements into big impact."

Cisco introduces $1 billion smart city financing program

by • 3 years ago

The company is offering a new avenue to fund smart city projects as city governments struggle to find reliable public funding.

Digital Acceleration partnership in Michigan is Cisco's first at the state level

by • 3 years ago

An expansive new economy-building partnership focuses on digital workforce, citizen-centric government and connected roadways.

How cities can secure funding for connected transportation initiatives

by • 3 years ago

Commentary: Cities have plenty of federal funding at their disposal to advance cutting-edge connected transportation programs — Cisco Executive Barry Einsig shares how to find and win those awards.

Kansas City's ‘Living Lab’ opens its doors to academics and startups

by • 3 years ago

After installing a sensor network in its downtown, Kansas City, Missouri, is opening up its data in hopes of generating new ideas and apps.