Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge (SC3)
|Point(s) of Contact||Lan Jenson|
|Organization(s)||Global City Teams Challenge|
In 2018, NIST and the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) partnered to initiate the Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge (SC3) as an effort to build on the GCTC program and demonstrate the “value and return on investment for designed-in trustworthiness for smart city deployments.
Advances in information and communication technologies (ICT) and the advent of Internet of Things (IoT) devices are enabling municipalities’ development and deployment of Smart City capabilities and solutions. Municipalities are leveraging these smart solutions to provide enhanced services to their citizens; improve the livability of their communities; and promote economic opportunity.