Information Security Specialist Group
To be held on Thursday 14th April 2016 at 18:00 at BCS Offices, 5 Southampton Street, London
We continue the theme of our evening events in April on infrastructures around the world being compromised by malware or failure to be prepared for a 'cyber-attack'. With the Internet of Things, our world is changing and security measures are now required to be adopted in everything from everyday products through to manufacturing and service infrastructure.
Our speaker will look at the end to end security that the IoT demands. This lecture will followed by a significant discussion period and, although we may not provide solutions, it will be very useful to debate the issues with an expert.
Our speaker, Jon Howes, will be able to illuminate on this new world of security as the majority of devices both commercial and consumer become connected to the internet.
Jon Howes is VP Strategy at Secure Thingz and an Independent Advisor to the Executive Steering Board at the IoT Security Foundation. He has delivered results in product management and market engagement for many high growth start-ups since 1993. He also applied his IoT and security knowledge in the role of Technology Director for leading IoT market consultancy Beecham Research in the four years prior to joining Secure Thingz. Jon's strategic planning capabilities have been applied to sectors as wide-ranging as consumer, automotive, smart grid and healthcare. Leading R&D and marketing activities with Fujitsu and Ferranti in the preceding years, Jon helped launch many types of products including some of the first GSM cellular solutions. He combines a strong technical background particularly in wireless, semiconductor and security technologies with deep market knowledge of IoT-related sectors.
The fee to attend this seminar is BCS Members £12 (inc VAT), Non BCS Members £18 (inc VAT) and will include refreshments.
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