Gregory Falco, assistant professor in the department, recently contributed insight to the Safe Cities Index 2021. The Safe Cities Index 2021 is a report from The Economist Intelligence Unit, and is based on the fourth iteration of the index, which ranks 60 cities across 76 indicators covering digital, health, infrastructure, personal and environmental security. Findings from the index were supplemented with wide-ranging research and in-depth interviews with experts in the field.

Falco provides comment on the digital security at the city level (p.3), the geography of urban safety (p.21),  smart city security (p.31), and integrating security into the concept of smart cities (p.32),

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