Smart Cities at Risk!

Vaia Moustaka, Zenonas Theodosiou, Athena Vakali, Anastasis Kounoudes
2018 Companion of the The Web Conference 2018 on The Web Conference 2018 - WWW '18  
As smart cities infrastructures mature, data becomes a valuable asset which can radically improve city services and tools. Registration, acquisition and utilization of data, which will be transformed into smart services, are becoming more necessary than ever. Online social networks with their enormous momentum are one of the main sources of urban data offering heterogeneous real-time data at a minimal cost. However, various types of attacks often appear on them, which risk users' privacy and
more » ... ect their online trust. The purpose of this article is to investigate how risks on online social networks affect smart cities and study the differences between privacy and security threats with regard to smart people and smart living dimensions. CCS CONCEPTS • Security and privacy → Human and societal aspects of security and privacy • Human-centered computing → Collaborative and social computing; Collaborative and social computing systems and tools; Social Networking Sites KEYWORDS smart cities; smart people; smart living; online social networks; privacy threats; security threats ACM Reference format: V. Moustaka, Z. Theodosiou, A. Vakali, A. Kounoudes. 2018. Smart cities at risk! : privacy and security threats borderlines from social networking in
doi:10.1145/3184558.3191516 dblp:conf/www/MoustakaTVK18 fatcat:7q6g7aeetbggxkcjonrsmot4dq