Securing Smarter Cities: Practical Protocol & Policy

  • Date 06 Jun 2019

Securing Smarter Cities: Practical Protocol & Policy

06 Jun 2019, 10:00 - 10:25

Tech Talks

Attendees will learn of the security and privacy successes – and failures – of smart city initiatives. By examining components of smart cities (transport systems, buildings, cars, homes, businesses, utilities) attendees will derive an architectural model, policy recommendations, and technology strategies that will support secure, trustworthy smart cities. This model looks forward across likely evolution in technology and the threat landscape for the next ten years. Attendees will discover a path to a safe, trustworthy, resilient, responsive cityscape.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand the current and likely threat landscape affecting smart cities over the next decade
  2. Discover an architectural model that will give smart cities a cost-effective response to evolving threats
  3. Recognise security/privacy successes and failures of smart city initiatives within intelligent transport systems, smart buildings, Industrial IoT deployments, smart ports, and governmental and medical infrastructure
  4. Receive a set of policy recommendations to enable trustworthy, resilient smart cities 
  5. Explore the technological advances that may help to secure smart cities now and in the future



  • William Malik


    VP Infrastructure Strategies

    Trend Micro

    Bill Malik’s information technology career spans over four decades. Before joining Trend Micro, he was CTO of Waveset, an Identity Management vendor,...

Business Issues covered

  1. What will this session help you to do?
    • Demonstrate thought-leadership to ensure security is high for corporate agenda & capex justified‎
    • Understand internal and external threats and keep a business secure‎


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