Internet of Things
Time to level up your 'smart city' tech, says Baltimore DevOps chief
Most cities only have "Level 1" internet-of-things devices. It's time to start connecting them, says Baltimore director of digital DevOps Jet Lu.
Houston partners with Microsoft to improve school safety with sensors
The city's deputy CIO says projects powered by environmental sensors like one in Aldine ISD could enable Houston to become "the smartest city in the world."
DHS, St. Louis partner on 'smart city' pilot for public safety
The Department of Homeland Security says it wants to make it easier for cities to mix and match technologies from different vendors.
How cities can create a trustworthy privacy model
Developing trust with residents who will encounter internet-connected devices is the best way for cities to develop community privacy models, speakers said.
Bill would create cybersecurity grant program for state and local governments
The bipartisan bill, sponsored by Sens. Mark Warner and Cory Gardner, is similar to one introduced two years ago but failed to advance.
Community IoT network launches in Charlottesville, Va.
Early partnerships with educational institutions and community groups will make this a project everyone can use and build together, organizers say.
San Leandro, Calif. deploys 'moving target data protection' to streetlight network
Using new technology from a company called Cryptomove, the city says it can turn thousands of its "internet of things" devices into security assets.
'Internet of things' poised for greatest impact, local IT leaders say
IoT, artificial intelligence, blockchain and autonomous systems top the list of most impactful emerging technologies for local government, according to a new infographic from the Public Technology Institute.
California readies new security requirements for 'internet of things' devices
A bill raising security standards for all internet-connected devices sold in the state is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown's signature, but some experts say it still has flimsy language.