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Evolving Security Challenges with IoT Deployments

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Evolving Security Challenges with IoT Deployments

Session Abstract:

Internet of Things (IoT) deployments have been growing at an astonishing pace – whether for data monitoring, facility management, manufacturing processes or supply chain. However, there continues to be a gap in understanding the potential risks, and hidden threats that exist. This presentation will describe the current state of IoT security, provide insights into the ever-evolving world of hidden threats, identify latest IoT cyber-security standards and its contribution in enhancing overall platform security. Attendees will also receive guidelines on securing various components of an IoT deployment.

What attendees will learn:
• Security challenges in IoT deployment
• IoT attack surfaces and vulnerabilities
• Common IoT cyber-attack tactics
• Tips and best practices for securing your IoT deployments
• New security standards and required testing


Sameer Dixit
Senior Director, Security Consulting at Spirent

Sameer Dixit, Senior Director Security Consulting

Sameer Dixit is a leader in cyber security with over 15 years of experience in penetration testing and security research. At Spirent, Sameer is leading the ethical hacking and security research team called Spirent Security Labs.

Prior to Spirent, Sameer has worked for leading security companies such as Trustwave-SpiderLabs and Cenzic Inc. where he led the penetration testing, vulnerability scanning and managed security testing services team.

Sameer has contributed research for OWASP, been quoted in various industry-leading security and business publications such as Security Week, Business Insider, ZDnet, SC Magazine, and more. Additionally, he has spoken at various Cyber Security Threat Summits, Universities, conducted webinars, and actively blogs on emerging security trends.

Session Tags

Government, Enterprise, OEM

Standards, Security, Best Practices

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




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

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