Seg. 1: Is Kansas City Safe From Cyberattacks? Seg. 2: Urban Design, Gardens And Climate Change. | KCUR

Seg. 1: Is Kansas City Safe From Cyberattacks? Seg. 2: Urban Design, Gardens And Climate Change.

Apr 17, 2018

Segment 1: How Kansas City is protecting its digital data from hackers.

In light of recent cyberattacks in Atlanta and Baltimore, data security is becoming a larger focus of municipal governments across the country. Today, we looked at Kansas City's own data security, and some of the measures the city has taken to protect against ransomware and other harmful technologies.

Segment 2, beginning at 24:56: The benefits of incorporating native plants into urban spaces.

With warmer weather approaching, you may have noticed the trees and shrubs in your neighborhood sprouting back to life. But which of those plants are native species helping the environment, and why should communities incorporate other indigenous blooms into their landscapes? Today, we learned about smart landscaping, and how developers are harnessing nature to build healthier cities.