UK’s government published an analysis of the secure connected places technology market

UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) issued a report on the secure connected places technology market (smart cities technology). The report analyses the demand and supply side barriers to effective market functioning, highlighting cyber security issues. The report explores the following topics: transport and mobility, built environment, public realm and natural environment, utilities and infrastructure, health and wellbeing, and decision-making in local government and related institutions. This study aims to support the government in making informed policy choices, support the market’s development, and ensure the security, resilience, and inclusivity of connected places.