About this book
Hackers, cyber-criminals, Dark Web users, and techno-terrorists beware! This book should make you think twice about attempting to do your dirty work in the smart cities of tomorrow.
Scores of cities around the world have begun planning what are known as “smart cities.” These new or revamped urban areas use the latest technology to make the lives of residents easier and more enjoyable.They will have automated infrastructures such as the Internet of Things, “the Cloud,” automated industrial controls, electronic money, mobile and communication satellite systems, wireless texting and networking. With all of these benefits come new forms of danger, and so these cities will need many safeguards to prevent cyber criminals from wreaking havoc.
This book explains the advantages of smart cities and how to design and operate one. Based on the practical experience of the authors in projects in the U.S. and overseas in Dubai, Malaysia, Brazil and India, it tells how such a city is planned and analyzes vital security concerns that must be addressed along the way.
- Book Title Smart Cities of Today and Tomorrow
- Book Subtitle Better Technology, Infrastructure and Security
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95822-4
- Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2019
- Publisher Name Copernicus, Cham
- eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
- Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-95821-7
- eBook ISBN 978-3-319-95822-4
- Edition Number 1
- Number of Pages XIII, 270
- Number of Illustrations 3 b/w illustrations, 37 illustrations in colour
Popular Science in Technology
Computers and Society
Landscape/Regional and Urban Planning
Computer Systems Organization and Communication Networks
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“This book should be of interest to a number of markets, from: general interested informed readers, urban planners, city politicians and central government decision makers. It should also be read by tourism futurists, for in the not too distant future, some 80 per cent of the world’s population will live in cities.” (Brian Hay, Journal of Tourism Futures, Vol. 5 (3), 2019)