The Dangers in Smart Cities

The Dangers in Smart Cities

Posted September 4, 2019

The Dangers in Smart Cities

Source: NextGov
By: John Breeden II
Published: September 4, 2019

* Smart cities make for a larger attack footprint, and more potentially devastating results from a breach or hack.
* Because the concept of smart cities is new, with actual implementations still pretty rare, there has not been a lot of smart city hacking incidents.
* A couple of years ago someone hacked into the tornado siren network in Dallas, which was in the process of automating those warnings. The hacker sounded the alarm, panicking some residents, but there was no permanent damage.