Smart City Automation, Securing the Future

  • Adam Cason
  • David WierschemEmail author


Technology’s continuous expansion, both productive and criminal, into every part of life, will not spare the smart city. This chapter delves into how to secure the information communication systems of the smart city using transportation and the evolution of the automobile as an example. The chapter begins by describing the various ways that technology has integrated itself into the changing smart city and its transportation sector. We then identify the various trust issues and vulnerabilities these technologies present using the automobile as a specific example. Finally, we provide a variety of security methods used in part to protect transportation and smart city communications.


Vehicle to infrastructure (V2I) Vehicle to services (V2S) Vehicle to city (V2C) Vehicle to everything (V2X) Public key infrastructure (PKI) Mutual authentication Vehicle to vehicle (V2V) Security Encryption Internet of Things (IOT) Certificate authority Smart transportation Autonomous vehicles Cryptography Digital certificates 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.FuturexBulverdeUSA
  2. 2.Texas State University, McCoy College of BusinessSan MarcosUSA

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