ISO/IEC JTC 1 – Smart Cities – Report

ISO-IEC-JTC-1-Smart-Cities-Preliminary-Report-696x942International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published a Preliminary Report on Smart Cities.

ISO JTC 1 recognizes the importance of Smart Cities as a trend that will shape many standards in the ICT sector, and notes a growing interest in this area among a number of standards setting organizations. This document provides an overall review on the specified topics of Smart Cities exploring standardization opportunities for JTC 1.

This report aims to:

— provide a description of key concepts related to Smart Cities, establish the definition of Smart Cities based on the key concepts, and describe relevant terminology;

— study and document the technological, market and societal requirements for the ICT standardization aspects of Smart Cities;

— study and document current technologies that are being deployed to enable Smart Cities;

— assess the current state of standardization activities relevant to Smart Cities within JTC 1, in other relevant ISO and IEC TCs, in other SDOs and in consortia; and,

— identify and propose how JTC 1 should address the ICT standardization needs of Smart Cities. [PDF] | Website | Other articles

Marin Ivezic is a Cybersecurity & Privacy Partner in PwC Canada focused on risks of emerging technologies. He leads PwC’s global 5G cybersecurity efforts as well as industrial, IoT and critical infrastructure cybersecurity services in the region. All these focus areas are being transformed with the emergence of 5G, massive IoT (mIoT) and critical IoT (cIoT). Marin worked with critical infrastructure protection organizations in a dozen countries, 20+ of the top 100 telecom companies, and a number of technology companies on understanding the geopolitics of 5G; uncovering as-yet-unknown security and privacy risks of 5G, AI and IoT; and defining novel security and privacy approaches to address emerging technology risks.