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Could Britain’s ‘smart cities’ be outsmarted by cyber hackers?

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As the UK government pumps millions of pounds into making its cities and towns ‘smarter’, it’s also spending vast sums of money on defending itself against cyber hackers. 

£1.9bn has been announced as part of the country’s national cyber security strategy. An emphasis has been placed on trust in the internet and the infrastructure on which it relies. UK Chancellor Philip Hammond says both are “fundamental to our future”. His comments strike a chord, especially in the wake of the recent DDoS attack which immobilized large chunks of the internet.    

With cyber security being a top concern in a world where people and places are becoming ‘smarter’, Mashable takes a look at how a smart city in the UK could be outsmarted by hackers. First, let us set the scene for you … Read more…

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