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Current, former state officials stress need for legislative role in smart cities, cybersecurity

February 07, 2018 |
Joshua Higgins
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Current and former state officials are calling for engagement with state legislatures on determining how to secure emerging connected “smart cities,” stressing that cybersecurity must be part of the core conversation on deploying connected infrastructure.

During the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Department of Homeland Security’s “Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge Kickoff” Tuesday, Timothy Blute, director of future at the National Governors Association, said that engaging with state legislatures prior to deployment of smart cities technologies...


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