Bristol has launched a 'smart cities' project that will see a software-defined network facilitate machine-to-machine learning for a future of driverless cars, assisted living and real-time healthcare. But where does that leave citizens' privacy?
Consumers have become smarter about the use of their data - and as a result they don't trust smart meters according to a new report.
Internet-connected smart meters are gaining traction in the energy space but security must be considered, says Rueven Harrison.
Security experts from Sophos, NCC Group and Nettitude have taken centre stage in an experiment run by the BBC to find out how insecure smart home devices like TVs, fridges and webcams are.
It was estimated by the US Department of Energy, that 8.2 million homes were left without power as a result of Hurricane Sandy.