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    Secure lighting for smart cities

    April 08, 2021
    Secure lighting for smart cities

    Key topics and Learnings


    A well-designed smart city infrastructure can enhance services and business opportunities, improve safety, and boost collaboration between the city, its citizens, and businesses, and it can continue to do so for decades to come. Robust security is an essential feature of good smart city design.

    IT security is central to Interact, professional connected lighting for the IoT, from Signify. Interact meets the latest IT security standards in order to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your data. It ensures complete system security by means of a set of cybersecurity strategies for data governance and privacy.


    Presented by – Ben Gardner, David Graham, Fabio Vignoli and moderated by Barbara Kreissler

    Ben Gardner

    Ben Gardner

    Ben Gardner is president of Northeast Group, a Washington, DC-based smart infrastructure market intelligence firm. Ben oversees the firm’s research and consulting engagements and is an expert on smart infrastructure deployed across the municipal and utility sectors.


    David Graham

    David Graham

    A veteran local government leader, having worked for the County of San Diego and City of San Diego as well as a stint in public affairs, David is the Chief Innovation Officer for the City of Carlsbad and the Co-chair of the San Diego Regional Smart Cities Collaborative.


    Fabio Vignoli

    Fabio Vignoli

    Fabio Vignoli holds a Master’s in electrical engineering and a Ph.D. in information science from the University of Genova, Italy. After joining Philips Research in 2001, he moved to Philips Lighting as R&D Manager. In 2017, Fabio joined the Corporate Security Department. Since 2019, he has been the head of product security for the Digital Solutions Division at Signify.


    Barbara Kreissler

    Barbara Kreissler

    Barbara Kreissler is Director of professional lighting in the global Public and Government Affairs department at Signify.


    She is responsible for global strategic outreach and stakeholder management of public-private partnerships with a focus on energy, climate change and smart city programs. As such she enables and facilitates the transition of cities, states and regions to energy efficient, sustainable LED lighting solutions and IOT-enabled lighting systems and services.   


    Learning Objectives


    • How cloud systems enhance system safety
    • Why security is a shared responsibility
    • The three myths of cybersecurity
    • Security by design


    Attend this webinar


    Live on Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021 

    4:00 PM CET/10:00 AM EDT


    Post tags

    Security, smart cities, secure lighting, smart city infrastructure

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