By searching the internet, hackers have begun hijacking smart building access control systems to recruit these IoT devices into botnets for launching DDoS attacks.
New York City, Amsterdam and Barcelona – recently launched a new initiative known as Cities Coalition for Digital Rights that is specifically designed to protect the personal privacy and individual digital rights of their citizens.
For decades smart cards have been the foundation of access control and security systems. In smart cities, smart cards will play a key multiapplication role across public and private sector services.
Smart cities are here to stay. The complexity of the modern city simply demands that data is collected and used to ensure the quality of life of those who are using the services of the city. But just how much control and privacy are people willing to give up?