With the Internet of Things (IoT), essentially everything becomes a computer. We know that computers can be hacked. This means that everything can be hacked including cars, home appliances, medical devices and more. This session will give examples of IoT hacks and the consequences of not getting security right as we move to this important new technology.
Jeff Crume is a Distinguished Engineer and CTO for IBM Security North America. He is an IBM Master Inventor with a PhD in Cybersecurity and is the author of a book entitled "Inside Internet Security: What Hackers Don't Want You To Know” as well as a contributing author to the "Information Security Management Handbook.” Jeff is a member of the inaugural class of the NC State University Computer Science Alumni Hall of Fame and has served on the school’s Strategic Advisory Board. He currently serves on the editorial board for the “Information and Computer Security” research journal and is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology. He holds CISSP and ISSAP professional IT Security certifications as well as Distinguished Chief IT Architect credentials from The Open Group. Jeff lived in Beijing on assignment in 2006 and has worked with clients in more than 40 countries.