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Hack the Smart City
Modern cities are becoming more connected, making use of new technologies for traffic control, public transport, street lighting, security, and city resource management. This digital transformation to smart systems has a profound impact on cities, helping them operate more efficiently to improve services to residents and businesses, while enhancing citizen well-being, sustainability, and economic development.

This presentation shows you the ever-growing risks of using the technology that enables smart cities. With the advancement of information, communication, and IoT technologies, comes new vulnerabilities, and opportunities for cyber attacks, resulting in disruption and denial of services. Cesar Cerrudo, CTO for IOActive Labs, will explore how Smart City technologies are hackable - providing insights to current threat and potential attack scenarios, examples of real-world incidents, and offer recommendations and steps to take to improve a smart city’s security posture.

Apr 25, 2019 2:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Cesar Cerrudo
Chief Technology Officer @IOActive Labs
Having been recognized as one of three, most important researchers of the past 30 years by SC Media, Cesar Cerrudo leads the IOActive Labs' team in producing ongoing, cutting-edge research. Formerly the founder and CEO of Argeniss Consulting, acquired by IOActive, Cesar is a world-renowned security researcher and specialist in application security. Cesar is credited with discovering and helping to eliminate dozens of vulnerabilities in leading applications, including Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle database server, IBM DB2, Microsoft Windows, Yahoo! Messenger, and Twitter. Cesar has authored several white papers on database and application security as well as attacks and exploitation techniques based on his unique research.