SXSW 2017

Protect All The Things!!!

Your FitBit. Your WeMo. Your Fridge. The Internet of Things isn’t the future, it’s here. But as we find more reasons to connect everything to the Internet, we are finding ways to put our privacy and digital security at risk.

This panel will look at what needs to be done to protect the users of Internet-connected devices from a number of different of angles, from those who build tech policy on Capitol Hill to those who build and protect the systems themselves.

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  1. What is the one thing the general public should be aware of when it comes to the security of their Internet of Things devices?
  2. Can Congress or federal agencies like DHS, FTC or NIST to anything to assure security is baked in from the beginning?
  3. What device is out there that has Internet-connected capability, gives you all the most pause when it comes to security?



Greg Otto, Managing Editor, Scoop News Group

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  • Tags: #iot, #cybersecurity
  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Tech Industry
  • Track 2
  • Level: Intermediate
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