Smart Cities Viewpoints

Insights on emerging technologies, practices, and processes for enhancing operational excellence.

Aug
07
2018
Larry O'Brien — Industry Trends

DHS Sheds Light on Recent Infrastructure Cyber Attacks

DHS recently held several webinars in the wake of its March announcement regarding Russian state-sponsored hacking group Energetic Bear/Dragonfly on utilities and critical infrastructure installations in the US.  The webinar focused on some of the more interesting and unique aspects of these recent attacks plus some countermeasures that end users can implement right now that can greatly reduce the likelihood of future attacks. 
Jul
30
2018
Larry O'Brien and Sid Snitkin — ARC Report Abstract

Smart City Cybersecurity

Smart city cybersecurity, however, is rarely discussed.
Jul
30
2018
Larry O'Brien and Sid Snitkin — ARC Report Abstract

Smart City Cybersecurity

Smart city cybersecurity, however, is rarely discussed.
Jun
28
2018
Valentijn de Leeuw — Industry Trends

FIWARE Global Summit 2018

FIWARE is a framework of open source platform components which can be assembled with third-party platform components to accelerate the development of smart, IoT enabled solutions.

Jun
22
2018
Larry O'Brien — Technology Trends

Nalco Digitizes Water Management for Reduced Cost, Risk, Peak Sustainability

Nalco Water uses digital transformation and the Microsoft Azure cloud to create better solutions for managing water with an eye towards reducing cost and risk while improving sustainability. Microsoft itself used this technology to drastically reduce water usage at one of its own datacenters.
Apr
09
2018
Larry O'Brien — Technology Trends

Report from Smart Cities Connect

ARC recently attended the Smart Cities Connect conference, March 26-29 in Kansas City, MO at the Kansas City Convention Center. Here's what we saw.