Endpoint Security , Internet of Things Security , Open XDR

Smart Cities: The Cybersecurity Challenges

Adnan Baykal of the Global Cyber Alliance on Managing IoT, Addressing Other Issues
Adnan Baykal, global technical adviser, Global Cyber Alliance

"Smart cities" projects face huge cybersecurity challenges as they adopt advanced technologies, including IoT systems, says Adnan Baykal of the Global Cyber Alliance.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Legal & Compliance Summit in New York, Baykal discusses:

  • Managing millions of IoT devices in smart cities;
  • Monitoring governance of smart cities;
  • Ongoing projects of the Global Cyber Alliance.

Baykal is the global technical adviser for the Global Cyber Alliance, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to eliminate cyber risks around the globe. Previously, Baykal served as vice president of operations at the Center for Internet Security and as vice president of security services as well as director of the CIS Cybersecurity Emergency Response Team.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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