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April 9, 2015

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Whitepaper: Effective Techniques for Robust OT Security

IOActive’s Global Call to Action: Smart Cities Must Protect Citizens from Emerging Cyber Security Threats

IOActive, Inc., the leading global provider of hardware, software, and wetware security services, today announced the release of a white paper that serves as a call to action for cities around the world that are facing new risks as they adopt emerging technologies.

“Smart” technologies that manage things like traffic or electricity by adapting to current conditions are being weaved together to create smarter cities. These newer technologies along with faster and easier connectivity allow cities to optimize resources, save money, and at the same time provide better services to its citizens. However, the technologies also are creating larger attack surfaces for potential cyber attackers.

“Adoption of new technology is growing at a rapid rate, often without having cyber security in mind,” said Cesar Cerrudo, chief technology officer for IOActive and author of the new Smart City white paper. By 2020 the potential market for smart cities could be more than $1 trillion. Read full article on Dark Reading here

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