By 2050, about 70% of the world’s population is expected to live in cities.
Posted on Forbes | By Gil Press
Using the Internet of Things, analyzing lots of data, putting more services online—all herald the digital transformation of cities. Becoming digital, however, means a new life in the cybersecurity trenches.
There is no place like Israel to teach local government leaders how to make their cities and citizens cybersecurity resilient. Welcoming attendees from 80 countries to the Muni World 2018 event in Tel-Aviv, Eli Cohen, Israel’s minister of economy and industry, highlighted the fact that the country represents 10% of the global investment in cybersecurity. And it shares its expertise with others, including alerting 30 countries to pending cyber or terrorist attacks, Cohen said.