Let's talk smart cities - Daily Roundup - 6/8

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SECURITY

The Checkpoints For Endpoint Security

This article explains 3 check points when implementing Endpoint Security.

  1. The user should connect back to the enterprise from any device to get their job done.

  2. The devices that connect to the corporate server are specific and securely compliant.

  3. Employees devices should be protected against malicious attack, user should not bypass organization’s VPNs, and should be immediately blocked.

 

Cloud security market size: $ 4.09 billion in 2017 to $ 12.74 billion by 2022 made available by top research firm

The cloud security market size is expected to grow from USD 4.09 billion in 2017 to USD 12.73 billion by 2022. The cloud security market is driven by factors, such as increased adoption of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), Internet of Things (IoT), and cloud-based security solutions.

 

SUSTAINABILITY

Spotlight: California jumps into China's Belt and Road Initiative for clean energy

California welcomed the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), which proposed forever linking 70 percent of the world's population and the gigantic markets of Asia and Europe. They plan to bolster climate partnerships with China, making joint efforts to push green and low-carbon development.

 

INDUSTRY NEWS

Grand challenges for smart cities

The industrial revolution brought rapid growth of cities and placed enormous pressure on housing, mobility, public health and employment. The challenges still remain, and have now expanded to include environmental sustainability, digital technologies for work and home, and changing demographics.

 

Nokia launches its Open Innovation Challenge focusing on IoT technologies

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Nokia on Thursday launched its Open Innovation Challenge for the fifth year running. This year the challenge will be focusing on the Internet of Things (IoT) for smart cities, mobility, safety and security, and connected industries.