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IoT Security Challenges Discussed at Security of Things Conference

The Smart Card Alliance Security of Things 2016 conference is coming to Chicago to bring the topics of security, privacy and authentication to the forefront of the Internet of Things (IoT). Speakers from both the IoT and security communities will discuss the impact embedded security technology is expected to have on connected cars, wearables, smart homes, identity and authentication, data integrity and privacy, IoT payment, standards and regulation and more.

The conference will be held October 18-19, 2016 at the Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Chicago. To register, visit Early registration discounts are available through October 7.

The two-day conference will feature 40+ speakers, with keynotes, panels and track sessions on the most important topics across different IoT markets. Experts leading the first-day keynotes will kick off the event with a big picture look at IoT security, including:
  • The Security of Things: A Perspective on Securing the IoT Ecosystem — Sami Nassar, vice president and general manager, NXP Semiconductors
  • IoT Security Architectures and Frameworks — Eric Uner, chief technology officer and chief scientist, Redwall Technologies
  • A discussion with Nathaniel Gleicher, head of cybersecurity strategy, Illumio, on IoT security in the Connected World

Attendees can build their own experience from other sessions scheduled throughout the conference by choosing between more than 20 sessions across the concurrent Secure IoT Technology and Secure IoT Applications tracks. Session tracks will give attendees a deep dive into the most pressing issues impacting the industry, including the role of smart card technology in IoT, the security of connected cars, the intersection of IoT and payments, healthcare use models in IoT, and other security best practices, challenges and opportunities across the market.

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