Securing IoT Devices & Staying Out of Legal Trouble

IoT Security Theatre

Wed 18th Oct 14:20 to 14:50

IoT devices are flooding the consumer market, and many of the products have basic security issues. The problem can have serious consequences for device manufacturers, consumers, and the connected infrastructure. Both the Federal Trade Commission and private attorneys have sued device manufacturers for failing to build reasonable security into their products. In addition, armies of compromised consumer devices have caused havoc on significant Internet services. This presentation looks at common security issues appearing in connected devices and also considers policy and educational initiatives aimed at helping improve the issue.

What you will take away from this session

  • Learn about the common IoT security issues getting regulators attention
  • Learn why the FTC sued an IP camera company
  • Learn about how it was so easy for an army of IoT devices to attack internet websites
  • Learn how the industry can shore up connected devices


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Steve Wernikoff Steve Wernikoff View Profile