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Day 1 Closing Keynote – When the IoT attacks

Ms. Nancy Shemwell, Former COO of IoT Community, Currently serving as COO of Trilogy Networks
21 Jun 2018
16:45 - 17:20
Keynote Hall

Day 1 Closing Keynote – When the IoT attacks

Session Abstract:

As the world exploits the value of large scale interconnectivity, the number of entry point and possible exploitation by hackers is exploding. Securing these connection is becoming of paramount importance. In this talk we will describe the nature of the threat and methods for preventing the entry of hackers into the network. This talk will concentrate on a hardware centric solution to protecting connections that has been, so far, unbreakable in field deployments providing a robust solution for mission critical networks. The rapid expansion of IoT present a security challenge of unique proportion, maintaining security in the IoT will be essential for the IoT to meet its potential.


Nancy Shemwell

Ms. Nancy Shemwell serves as the Chief Executive Officer at entegra technologies, inc. since May 2016. She served as the Chief Operating Officer of DataSpan, Inc until January 8, 2016. Ms. Shemwell served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Multi-Link Inc. She served as an Executive Vice President of Global Sales & Services at Symmetricom Inc. from July 2006 to October 12, 2007 and also as its Senior Vice President of Sales and Service. Ms. Shemwell joined Symmetricom in 2004. She served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Jovial Test Equipment. With over twenty-five years in the telecommunications industry, Ms. Shemwell has held a variety of senior positions with global business responsibilities including assignments in Europe and North America. Her experience covers a broad spectrum of general management, sales and marketing roles in rapidly developing markets. A sixteen year career with Nortel Networks, where Ms. Shemwell held titles of President of Micom Communications Corporation (a Nortel subsidiary), Vice President of Business Segments and Vice President of Sales & Marketing of Wiltel (Nortel’s largest enterprise distributor) and Director of Marketing of Europe, Middle East and Africa. She served as a Director of Call Genie Inc. (also Known as VoodooVox, Inc) from October 26, 2006 to February 2014. Ms. Shemwell served as a Director of UpSnap, Inc. from October 26, 2006 to February 6, 2014. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University and a Master of Science in Business Administration from the American Technological University.

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