Defending IoT Devices Against Ransomware, Viruses and Worms

Presented by

Dean Weber, CTO, Mocana

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Cyber attacks are on the rise and becoming more dangerous impacting the safety of smart cities, smart homes and the Industrial IoT. Stuxnet, Black Energy, Mirai, Brickerbot and Wannacry cyber incidents have used a variety of vectors of attack on IoT and industrial control systems made possible by vulnerable devices and a lack of strong cybersecurity controls. Hackers are not just interested in stealing data; they want control and can significantly impact the safety and reliability of systems that affects the risk profile of a company. Join this webinar to learn about the: - Details of the systems and software that were compromised in recent cyber attacks - Common vectors of cyber attack on IoT and industrial control systems - How to defend against cyber attacks by leveraging embedded security controls in IoT and ICS devices - How create a chain of trust workflow to harden devices and ensure secure communications. About the presenter: Dean Weber, CTO of Mocana, is an expert in cybersecurity for embedded systems, IoT and industrial control systems. He has more than 30 years of experience in security, cybersecurity and information systems, Dean is a trusted advisor to CISOs at Fortune 1000 companies. Prior to Mocana, he was the CTO of Applied Identity, which was sold to Citrix. He spent several years in the U.S. Navy working in physical and electronic security.

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