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Security by Design: Safe and Secure Smart Cities in a Volatile Cyber World

Safe and Secure
Safe and Secure
  • Cybersecurity trends and threat landscape

  • Security challenges and solutions

  • Key considerations for governments to enhance their cybersecurity


The EY Global Information Security Survey (GISS) 2020 highlighted that 60% of organizations have faced a material or significant incident in the past 12 months, and about one-sixth of these attacks came from “hacktivists” (i.e., techenabled, political and social activists).

This showcases the cyber threat landscape that governments across the world need to be aware of the advent of new technologies, being leveraged across smart city landscapes, provides further entry points for attackers.

Governments presiding over these cities need to embed a risk mindset from the onset of all technology-based projects.