EastWest Institute Introduces New Smart Cities Guide

Policy Report | February 14, 2019

The EastWest Institute (EWI) today released a new report: Smart and Safe: Risk Reduction in Tomorrow’s Citiesdeveloped to provide guidance and support to key decision makers, including municipalities, governments, urban planners, businesses and community leaders—to make tomorrow’s Smart Cities secure and safe by managing technology effectively.

The guide will help to identify and describe city-wide challenges and provide recommended actions across four major areas:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Cyber Resilience
  • Privacy and Data Protection
  • Collaboration and Coordination in Governance

Click here for the full report.

Click here for the press release.

The guide is a product of the EastWest Institute’s Breakthrough Group on Secure, Resilient Cities and the Internet of Things, and was prepared by Bruce McConnell, EWI Global Vice President, who heads the institute’s Global Cooperation in Cyberspace program and Andreas Kuehn, EWI Senior Program Associate. Expert input and key support in producing this guide were provided by Unisys and Microsoft.

For general inquiries, please contact Abagail Lawson at alawson@eastwest.ngo.