Regulating the IoT. A Dream too far?

  • Date 05 Jun 2019

Regulating the IoT. A Dream too far?

05 Jun 2019, 11:45 - 12:30

Geek Street

In this presentation you’ll get a potted history of the shambles that is IoT security. You’ll gain an understanding of systemic security issues, and how and why they exist. We’ll show you the effects of poor security, not just the theory, so that you can put it in a real, human, context. 

We’ll share how and why we work with various government agencies around the world, to push for regulation and meaningful change. You’ll also get some eye-opening insights into the responsible disclosure process, from examples of some great vendors, to some absolute train wrecks.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand how a be a wiser IoT consumer
  2. Comprehend the fundamental security challenges in the IoT
  3. Have insights into much of the unreported work that security researchers do
  4. Have a grasp of why regulation is so important a goal
  5. Understand the importance of responsible disclosure, and how it reinforces the need for government action



  • Ken Munro



    Pen Test Partners

    Ken is Partner and Founder of Pen Test Partners. He regularly blogs on everything from honeypots to hacking cars and the Internet of Things. He also...


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