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Source: SMARTCITIESDIVE https://tinyurl.com/3w5b4y56 By Chris Teale Published March 26, 2021 Dive Brief: Some smart city technologies are more at risk of a cyberattack than others, according to recent research from the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley), meaning local leaders must be more conscious of the technology’s associated risks. Researchers found that emergency alert systems, street video surveillance and...
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Source: https://www.zdnet.com/article/5g-networks-could-be-vulnerable-to-exploit-due-to-mishmash-of-old-technologies/ BLACK HAT ASIA: Researchers have demonstrated how attackers can take advantage of a decades-old protocol to exploit 5G networks.  The next-generation wireless technology is expected to account for 21% of all wireless infrastructure investments over 2020. Pilots and official rollouts are underway worldwide — despite the disruption caused by COVID-19 — and many vendors now offer 5G-supporting devices...
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Source: https://www.propertycasualty360.com/2020/09/23/growth-in-5g-and-iot-presents-new-cyber-threats/?slreturn=20200824112831 Cyber-related incidents resulting in damage to physical property have the potential to become an issue as big as data theft or ransomware in the next few years. By Camilla Walker | September 23, 2020 As cyber exposures continue to evolve, property underwriters (along with those in other traditional lines of insurance) are increasingly unwilling to include...
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