Security of Things 2016 Conference to Focus on IoT Security, Privacy, and Authentication

Posted 8/24/2016 7:31:28 AM by RICHARD HARRIS, Executive Editor

Security of Things 2016 Conference to Focus on IoT Security, Privacy, and Authentication
Coming to Chicago this October, the Smart Card Alliance Security of Things 2016 conference is bringing security, privacy and authentication to the forefront of the Internet of Things (IoT) with speakers from both the IoT and security communities. Speakers 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.  Early bird discounts are available through August 31.

Attendees can build their own experience from sessions scheduled throughout the conference by choosing between the concurrent Secure IoT Technology and Secure IoT Applications tracks. 

The two-day conference will feature keynotes, panels and track sessions on the most important topics in the industry, including:

- The Security of Things: A Perspective on Securing the IoT Ecosystem
- Cryptography of Things: Payment, Security, and Privacy
- Taming the Big Elephant – Securing IoT, Challenges and Opportunities
- IoT, Biometrics, and Identity
- Connected Government: IoT for States
- Securing IoT Payments Between Devices and Merchants
- Provisioning and Managing Identities of Devices 
- Balancing Convenience with Protection
- IoT Authentication and Mobile Security

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About the author: RICHARD HARRIS, Executive Editor

As the Publisher and Editor for App Developer Magazine, Richard has several industry recognitions and endorsements from tech companies such as Microsoft, Apple and Google for accomplishments in the mobile market. He was part of the early Google AFMA program, and also involved in the foundation of Google TV. He has been developing for mobile since 2003 and serves as CEO of Moonbeam Development, a mobile app company with 200 published titles in various markets throughout the world. Richard is also the founder of LunarAds, a mobile cross-promotion and self-serv mediation network for developers. He has been a featured presenter at trade-shows and conferences, and stays active with new projects relating to mobile development.

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