This book highlights recent advances in smart cities technologies, with a focus on new technologies such as biometrics, blockchains, data encryption, data mining, machine learning, deep learning, cloud security, and mobile security.
During the past five years, digital cities have been emerging as a technology reality that will come to dominate the usual life of people, in either developed or developing countries. Particularly, with big data issues from smart cities, privacy and security have been a widely concerned matter due to its relevance and sensitivity extensively present in cybersecurity, healthcare, medical service, e-commercial, e-governance, mobile banking, e-finance, digital twins, and so on. These new topics rises up with the era of smart cities and mostly associate with public sectors, which are vital to the modern life of people.
This volume summarizes the recent advances in addressing the challenges on big data privacy and security in smart cities and points out the future research direction around this new challenging topic.