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Internet of Things (IoT) is not the Future

With the combination of IoT devices, machines containing firmware and software based on outdated code, and employees connecting devices and data to the network, how a company manages its security is becoming a bigger part of doing business. As a result, an IoT manufacturer’s security needs to stand out from the competition in order to differentiate them from the rest. This presentation will review the complexities of securing the IoT, as well as protection from threats that emanate from compromised IoT networks.

About the speaker

Rik Ferguson brings more than twenty years of security technology experience to his role as VP Security Research at Trend Micro. In this position, Rik is actively engaged in research into online threats and the underground economy. He also researches the wider implications of new developments in the Information Technology arena and their impact on security both for consumers and in the enterprise, contributing to product development and marketing plans.

Prior to assuming his current role, Rik served as Solutions Architect at Trend Micro. Previously, he served as Security Infrastructure Specialist at EDS where he led the security design work for government projects related to justice and law enforcement and as Senior Product Engineer at McAfee focused on network security, intrusion prevention, encryption and content filtering


Trend Micro

No promises have been made to Trend Micro and none are proposed.

12:00 to 13:45 – lunch.
14:00 to 14:45/15:00 – lecture
14:45/15:00 to 15:30 approximately – questions and discussion

Additional information

Delegates will have the opportunity to pre book a lunch at Savoy Place. The cost for a two course meal with wine is £16.95. It is ESSENTIAL to pre-book lunch.

Registration information

Those wishing to attend are asked to send an e-mail by the preceding Monday, giving name(s), and requesting attendance at the lunch and lecture or just the lecture, and in the case of lunch, giving any dietary restrictions. The e-mail should be sent to both John Fuller and Tony Davies please note the triple ‘e’ in the Tony’s address, with the subject line “ 26th January 2018 Friday Lunch and Lecture”. No acknowledgement will be sent unless specifically requested.

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