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UK security agency issues guidance on smart city cyber risks

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), which is part of the UK’s GCHQ intelligence agency, has published recommendations on how to secure smart cities. The Connected Places: Cyber Security Principles report says that while technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, CCTV and smart traffic lights offer benefits to citizens and cities, they are also targets for cyber-attacks due to the critical functions they provide and...