IoT Threats and Vulnerabilities
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 1:00 PM EST / 10:00 AM PST
Three of the largest engineering innovations for the next decade are based on sensors and communication: autonomous vehicles, implantable medical devices, and the smart grid. As a result, clearly, the major new security threats for the next decade will stem from, and target, these engineering systems. Unlike current threats, which are primarily limited to loss of data, privacy, and identity theft, these new threats have the potential to cause harm to human health, lives, and property. New solutions and technologies to protect sensors, and the information they provide, must be integrated into existing and future platforms of mobile phones, cars, ships, airplanes, drones, medical devices, robots, and infrastructure. The first part of this talk will discuss threats in this space, and the second part will discuss the controls—both those in place and those that will be needed–to mitigate these threats.