Gearing up for the IoTSF Security Conference – literally.
The IoT Security Foundation has the honour of being one of the first major conferences to be held at the newly refurbished Savoy Place in London – home to the IET (nee Institute of Electrical Engineers) since 1909.
As you can see from this recently taken picture, the Maxwell Library (where attendees will enjoy the refreshment breaks with exhibitors) is not quite ready yet. But do not be alarmed if you’re registered (or exhibiting), we have it on good authority that everything will be ready for us so no need to worry.
We’ve just announced the second wave of speakers for the inaugural conference – it’s already an impressive line-up and we’ve a few more up our sleeve to announce over the coming weeks too. If the conference is of interest (and I hope it is), be sure to register before the early bird rate ends – November 15th – we intend to deliver good value for money and if we can generate a surplus that will go towards the activities of IoTSF in future.
And whilst I have your attention, I am pleased to report that membership is growing as a very conscientious industry is learning/understanding and recognising the need to co-ordinate security excellence in IoT. We’re starting to see the forward-looking organisations come on board and pledge support, and in recognition of their leadership, all companies joining in the first year will be able to claim “Founder Member” status of IoTSF. This should signal to customers, the market, partners and the wider public that they take security seriously. Additionally we’re also receiving a lot of interest from press and potential partners which we are delighted to have – for us to achieve our mission it is vital to work with many, from the standards bodies to innovation agencies and beyond; IoTSF aims to collaborate at scale.
If you think you should be a member of IoTSF you probably should so keep a look out for our first member open plenary meeting – we’ll be announcing this very soon (before the end of the year). This will be a public gathering to discuss priority projects and the way we work.
If you’d like to keep abreast of developments be sure to register with this website – we’ll keep you informed.