IOT Security, Privacy and Safety

November 27, 2018
Hosted by Rebecca Herold

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At least one Internet of Things (IoT), or “smart”, device, is already used by each person within the large majority of the population. The number of IoT devices are growing exponentially, and soon every member of the population will own a few to many IoT devices each. IoT devices inherently bring privacy, safety and security risks to those using them, and attached in some way to them. Some risks, such as those created by medical devices, smart homes, smart grids and smart vehicles and roads literally could result in death. What are these data and systems security, privacy and safety risks? What needs to be done to mitigate those risks? Why aren’t device makers building security, privacy and safety controls into these devices? Listen in to hear Abhik Chaudhuri, author of the book “Internet of Things, for Things and by Things” discuss these and many more IoT security, privacy and safety topics with Rebecca.

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There are more information security and privacy threats than ever before. As more technologies emerge, more big data analytics are used, and more artificial intelligence systems are deployed, cybersecurity and privacy risks grow exponentially. Rebecca has spent her entire career working to improve information security and privacy protections, by not only raising awareness of the issues within businesses and other types of organizations, but also by raising the awareness of these risks in the public and helping them to understand how to better protect their own personal data, allowing them to take their privacy protections into their own hands. Rebecca offers you information about these existing and emerging security and privacy risks and provides fresh insights into the impacts of exploiting these risks, and gives guidance, tips, expert advice, news, with fascinating guests, to help all organizations, and the general public, understand what they need to do to mitigate these risks.

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Rebecca Herold

Rebecca Herold

Rebecca has over 25 years of systems engineering, information security, privacy and compliance experience, is CEO of The Privacy Professor(r) consultancy she founded in 2004, and Co-Founder/President of SIMBUS, LLC Information Security, Privacy, Technology and Compliance cloud services. Rebecca engineered the systems and created all the content for the SIMBUS services, which include an automated risk assessment, a learning management system, breach impact calculator (the first to be published in 2002), breach response and breach management automated tasks system, to name a few. Rebecca has authored 19 books, contributed to several dozen other books, and published hundreds of articles. Rebecca led the NIST Smart Grid Privacy Subgroup for seven years, was a co-founder and officer of the IEEE P1912 Privacy and Security Architecture for Consumer Wireless Devices Working Group, and is on numerous advisory boards. Rebecca was an Adjunct Professor for the Norwich University MSISA program for nine years. Rebecca has received numerous awards for her work, and has provided keynotes on five continents to date. Rebecca is frequently interviewed, including regularly on the KCWI-TV (Des Moines) morning television show, serves on Advisory and Directors boards, provides expert witness services, and is quoted in diverse broadcasts and publications. Rebecca holds the following certifications: FIP, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CIPT, CIPM, CIPP/US, FLMI. Rebecca is based in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

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