SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's IoT Emerge, a new event that targets the opportunities and challenges posed by IoT devices, platforms and services, presented by the IoT Institute, today announced a new slate of speakers for its IoT Security track. IoT Emerge is scheduled for November 2–4, 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago, click here to register.
"The IoT opens a new world of opportunity for hackers. Each day in the news we hear of possible doomsday scenarios as a result of a cyber attack," said Karen Field, Executive Content Director, IoT Emerge. "Our IoT Security track speakers will address many security challenges. We created this conference to help IoT project teams gain the vital insights they need to build IoT security and data privacy into their planning and best practices."
Kicking off the event at McCormick Center the morning of Wednesday November 2, security expert, hacker and inventor Pablos Holman will deliver a keynote address on "Hacking the Future."
The IoT Security track sessions are on Wednesday, November 2 and Thursday November 3. The track content will showcase some of today's hottest topics and concerns such as "The Connected World- How Secure is the Internet of Things?" and "Setting the Standard for Cybersecurity." Attendees will be part of conversations and discussions about vulnerability and how in the last decade tools and techniques have emerged allowing for verification and validation of cybersecurity. Dan Isaacs, Director Connected System and IIoT Ecosystem Strategy, Xilinx, Inc. will present "IIC's Security Claims Testbed: Targeting Security Early in Product Development" and Bill Butler, Chair, Cyber & Information Security and Director, Critical Infrastructures & Cyber Protection Center, Capitol Technology University will present "The Connected World - How Secure is the Internet of Things?." Examining the vulnerability of these new technologies and connections are part of what will make the IoT Emerge Security Track a must-attend.
Attendees will have the opportunity to hear first hand from security experts Curtis Levinson, United States Cyber Defense Advisor to NATO and Robert Vamosi, Security Strategist for the Software Integrity Group at Synposys. Levinson will be joined with Jennifer Smith, Esq, CIPP, Shareholder, Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, PA. Together they will examine the intersection of the IoT and SCADA systems as they present "IoT: Risks to the Power Grid." Vamosi will present "Five Questions to Ask Your Software Provider about Cybersecurity." Examining the need for software testing for known and unknown vulnerabilities. He'll cover topics such as static analysis, fuzz testing, software composition analysis, interactive application security testing and test optimization.
To round out the final day of IoT Security, Rawlson King, Communications Director, Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) will present "Cybersecurity and Intelligent Buildings: Strategies for Managing Your Risk." King will unveil research that focuses on how cyber-attacks can arise from integrated building control systems and the steps that can be taken to limit the likelihood of these incidents and their impact.
IoT Emerge, scheduled for November 2–4, 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago, will offer real-world education and insights, hands-on experience of IoT enabled businesses through conference programs, live demos, case studies, and local tours. Mirroring the focus of the IoT Institute on Smart Cities and the Industrial IoT, the event will provide comprehensive insights and guidance on achieving success with IoT strategies and implementations in these segments. The event will feature strategic and technical sessions, workshops, hands-on training, cross-functional peer-to-peer networking, advice and lessons learned on achieving organizational readiness, leveraging data analytics, and instituting security best practices. Embracing the reality that IoT requires multiple stakeholders and departments working together, the event is targeted at private and public sector leaders; operations, IT, engineering, and facilities management; as well as system integrators and IoT product developers.
For additional information on IoT Emerge, click here to view the agenda.
Three registration options are available to attend IoT Emerge, The Energy Times' Empowering Customers & Cities, and SmartGig Chicago. Click here for details. To register to attend IWCE's Critical LTE Communications Forum, click here.
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About Penton's IoT Institute
Penton's IoT Institute is an online community and live events franchise focused on practical B2B applications in the rapidly growing world of the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT Institute provides actionable case studies, insights, research, and e-learning on the industrial and cultural phenomenon that's changing the shape of business and cities today. The IoT Institute's mission is to enable cross-industry and cross-job function learning to drive business performance.
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