Aaron Hillegass, founder and CEO, The Big Nerd Ranch, acknowledges that although many software companies are focused on tech solutions for developing nations, improving collaboration, and meeting the demands of the IoT, security should remain at the top of the list.
Avi Freedman, cofounder and CEO, Kentik, talks network performance within the IoT and says that devices and appliances from the home and office have the potential to be hacked or “listen” in on users in the future.
Mike Bell, CEO, Silver Springs Networks, says the Internet of Things is going from a buzzword to something that is finally happening.
AJ Smith, vice president and general manager of EES Homes of Americas, Honeywell, says he has always expected the industry to grow, but every year you think this is going to be the big year, and then all of a sudden you get over that tipping point to something even more exciting.
Bruce Snell, cybersecurity and privacy director, Intel Security, says cybersecurity means different things to different people. He encourages making cybersecurity a part of a training process and he says there needs to be a shift in thinking about security in day-to-day life.
Peggy says 93% of organizations are unable to triage all potential cyber threats, according to an Intel Security report.
Bruce Snell, cybersecurity and privacy director, Intel Security, says IoT security isn’t where it needs to be, and security is too often an afterthought.
Peggy continues the show live from CES 2017, focusing in on trends related to cybersecurity.
Peggy says potential theft may be an area to focus for cyber criminals, explaining that a focus on behavior analytics and cyber espionage will grow in 2017.
Sanjay Sarma, vice president for Open Learning, MIT, says that while the IoT will ultimately become integrated into everything we use to adapt to our needs and improve our daily lives, the most important thing we can do with the majority of incoming data is throw it away.
Peggy begins the show by reflecting on the major mergers and acquisitions that shaped IoT services and generated growth this past year, and predicts that even more are on the way for 2017
Peggy asks the question: Is biometrics really ready for primetime?
Peggy starts the show by talking about biometrics, and says the need for accurate and secure identification of a user’s identity extends far beyond just mobile devices.
Peggy takes listeners to the future, predicting a time when voters won’t have to go to a polling place at all, and instead this will all be able to be done securely from devices.
Merle King, executive director, Center for Election Systems, Kennesaw State University, continues the discussion, and talks about voting online.
Merle King, executive director, Center for Election Systems, Kennesaw State University, says the mechanics of collecting votes has been different in the terms of the sheer volume and velocity of discussion than it has in the past.
Peggy starts the show by talking about the widespread wearing out of voting machines as a major concern among American voters.
Peggy says, as an industry, we need to jump ahead of the curve and be proactive around cybersecurity.
Steve Latham, founder and CEO, Banyan Hills Technologies, says when his company develops a relationship with a customer, it truly is a relationship that helps the client understand the business challenge, and making sure that they aren’t looking at IoT just because of the hype, but because it is really applicable.
Peggy talks about a recently published “Industrial Internet Security Framework” from the Industrial Internet Consortium, and encourage listeners to take a look at the framework.
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Peggy says Uber is in the middle of setting itself up for something big in both the enterprise and consumer space, and explains Uber has become more of a technology company with one move.
Elizabeth Rozell, associate dean, College of Business and director of MBA, Missouri State University, shares the universities MBA program with an emphasis in cybersecurity was ranked number two in the nation by Online MBA Today.
Vijay Bharti, vice president and head, security services, Happiest Minds, says criminals are becoming more organized and focused and early detection is more important than ever.
Paul Mockapetris, chief scientist, ThreatSTOP, says education is the most important thing when it comes to cybersecurity and there are basic steps people can take to reduce risk.
Peggy addresses the latest Pokémon GO craze and says it has brought up some serious safety and privacy issues.
Paul Sakamoto, COO, Savari, explains the company’s mission is to save lives with its V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) communications technology.
Scott Meyer, CEO, Ghostery, explains privacy is by design and is really dependent on how a product is built.
Kevin Du, IEEE senior member, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, Syracuse University, explains 80% of Web applications have vulnerabilities and there is no way to protect systems 100%.
Deidre Diamond, founder and CEO, CyberSN and founder, Brainbabe, says when it comes to cyber security awareness, corporations have to step up their game.
Mahbubul Alam, CTO/CMO, Movimento Group, says any time you have wireless technology, it cannot go without security.
Stu Sjouwerman, founder and CEO, KnowBe4, says the moment you have a website or email, you become a target for cyber criminals.
Peggy discusses the fatal accident involving a Tesla Model S in autopilot mode and says we cannot stop innovation because we are afraid, instead we must learn from our mistakes when leveraging technology.
Kim Jones, director, cybersecurity education consortium, Arizona State University, explains the goal of the consortium is talent creation and talent enrichment.
Kevin Curran, senior lecturer, computer science, University of Ulster, says ransomware is the worst thing to hit the industry in a long time.
Travis Smith, senior security research engineer, Tripwire, says humans have an emotional connection to their data which is why ransomware is so successful.
Peggy explains there are many different kinds of ransomware and says fear is the reason it is so effective.
Paul Lipman, CEO, Bullguard, explains consumers recognize there is a problem with Internet of Things security, but have a limited set of options to really do anything about with it.
Peggy addresses a recent 2016 NowSecure Mobile Security which says 25% of mobile apps have at least one high-risk security flaw.
Krish Kupathil, CEO, Mobiliya Technologies, says security cannot be stressed enough when it comes to IoT (Internet of Things).
Alex Herceg, analyst, Lux Research, says in terms of privacy some of the data and devices can listen to things we are saying and know where people are in a retail store, and we need consumers to understand what the privacy implications are.
Joe Wiesenfelder, executive editor, Cars.com, says consumers are not concerned about hackers wirelessly breaking into cars, and that surprised him that it was even possible because automobiles are not evolving as quickly and are risk averse.
Peggy addresses the recent hack of the Fraternal Order of Police, and warns that we will need to be on the lookout for cyber criminals who change or manipulate data, not just steal it.