Keynotes

Cybersecurity in IoT: devices, people and society

Prof. Dr. Antoni Martinez Ballesté

SMART* research group Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain

The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming a reality. Gadgets and devices connected to the Internet are providing humankind with a variety of added value services, everywhere. Two decades ago, with the globalization of the Internet, users took care of installing antivirus software so as to protect their computers and their data. With the current approach to the IoT concept and the use of the cloud, new security threats appear, and more comprehensive solutions must be considered. In this talk we will review the most relevant security problems for IoT and their countermeasures. Moreover, we will review several guidelines and codes of practice intended to secure IoT devices and networks.

Short Biography

The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming a reality. Gadgets and devices connected to the Internet are providing humankind with a variety of added value services, everywhere. Two decades ago, with the globalization of the Internet, users took care of installing antivirus software so as to protect their computers and their data. With the current approach to the IoT concept and the use of the cloud, new security threats appear, and more comprehensive solutions must be considered. In this talk we will review the most relevant security problems for IoT and their countermeasures. Moreover, we will review several guidelines and codes of practice intended to secure IoT devices and networks.