IoT Security Foundation Conference 2017

Held at the IET Savoy Place, London

The conference looked at what it takes to build an Internet of Trust, what is underway, what we can learn from the past to predict the future and the necessary duties of care providers and adopters need to ensure.

The 2017 IoTSF Conference had a senior and expert level line up of speakers – view a selection of talks from the day below.

“Great Expectations (or, A Tale Of Two Kettles)”

Gareth Long, CTO – Smarter

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The CTO of Smarter – the company that makes the iKettle – talks about IoT security, how they got it wrong, the impact it had, and how they put it right. Gareth also explains how the experience affected the company’s design philosophy and the importance it holds for Smarter’s customers.

“Securing the IoT: High-speed Cryptography and Edward Snowden”

Prof. Christof Parr

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It is widely accepted that security will be a central aspect in the evolution of the Internet of Things. It is sometimes less clear what the specific security challenges of the IoT are. In this talk, we will look at the role that the computing hardware plays in this context.

“Ethics and the Internet of Things”

Prof. Tom Sorrell

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Professor Sorrell provides a taster talk outlining the serious ethical concerns with the advent of IoT applications and questions the justification of giving up privacy (security) for unimportant benefits.

“Research Institute in Secure Hardware & Embedded Systems (RISE)”

Professor Maire O’Neill

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An introduction to the newly formed virtual research institute at the IoT Security Foundation’s annual conference

“Living, Working and Moving in the IoT”

Prof. Rachel Cooper

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Prof. Cooper explains how digital design fiction can help us understand market and human factors for adoption and security. In this taster talk, Prof. Cooper outlines several key PETRAS projects which provide insights as to how we, as humans, are dealing with the reality of living between the virtual and physical worlds.

“Places, Memories, and the Internet of Things”

Dr. Duncan Hay

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Dr. Hay summarises findings of practical trust and security considerations through an ethical research project seeking answers to the following questions: How will people engage with IoT technology in the public realm?