Aare Reintam

Aare Reintam is the Chief Operating Officer and a Member of the Executive Board of CybExer Technologies since June 2018. He is also an Ambassador of the NATO CCDCOE and a co-chair of the European Cyber Security Organisation sub-working group on cyber ranges and technical exercises. Previously, he worked as the Cyber Defence Exercise Manager of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence where he planned, executed and/or oversaw several iterations of world-leading cyber defence exercises (Locked Shields, Crossed Swords, Cyber Coalition) between 2014 and 2018.

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The importance of cybersecurity in Smart Cities

To function properly, smart cities have to collect, share, analyse, protect and manage huge amounts of data. This information travels across highly interconnected and distributed environments and will be used to deliver services to citizens that are often safety-critical. It doesn’t take a genius to see how potentially devastating a security vulnerability could be at any one of those points. So what can be done from a cyber-security perspective to protect smart cities, keep our data safe, and ensure services stay up and running when inevitable challenges arise?