Securing IoT Data at the Edge

Session Abstract:

Security concerns are listed as one of the top blockers to IoT adoption. Devices continue to be the weakest link in the IoT ecosystem, with customers relying on IoT data platforms to provide some level of protection. IoT device management platforms are underutilized with many legacy devices incapable of being patched or updated. Join Rob as he describes a different method of delivering IoT security that leverages networks and edge computing.

Speaker:

Rob Tiffany
VP and Head of IoT Strategy at Ericsson

Rob Tiffany is Vice President and Head of IoT Strategy at Ericsson where he drives strategy and execution at the intersection of 5G, Edge computing and the Internet of Things.

He joined Ericsson in 2018 from Enterprise IoT, where was he was Founder and CEO. There he created an Edge computing system powered by Digital Twins that targeted enterprises and industrials. As CTO and Global Product Manager at Hitachi, he received the Presidential “Product of the Year” award for designing the Lumada Industrial IoT platform that landed in Gartner’s “Visionary Quadrant.” Spending most of his career at Microsoft, Rob was the Global Technology Lead for IoT where he incubated the Azure IoT cloud platform and co-authored its reference architecture. Prior to Microsoft, Rob was the Co-Founder of NetPerceptor where he developed one of the industry’s earliest Mobile Device Management (MDM/EMM) platforms for smartphones.

A bestselling author and frequent keynote speaker, Rob serves on the boards of SmartCitiesWorld, the Washington State IoT Council & Kapios Health. He’s the Executive Director of the Moab Foundation focused on global sustainability and is routinely ranked as one of the top IoT experts and influencers in the world by Inc Magazine, Onalytica and others.

Session Tags

Enterprise, Small / Medium Enterprise, OEM

Security, Policy, Edge, Cloud, Data, Filtering, Communications

CxO, VP / Director, Middle Management, Technical, Business Line Management, Operations

Intermediate

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Retail, Manufacturing, Telecom, Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Industrials, Healthcare, Consumer, Government / Public Sector, Pharmaceutical / BioTech, Automotive

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