IoT Security: New Technologies and New Regulations

Date March 19, 2020
Time 11am ET

Event Detail

New IoT security regulations calling for connected devices to be equipped with unique passwords have been introduced since September 2019 in California and the UK. The UK law also dictates buyers be notified of time required for patching or updating of devices for security purposes. Coupled with GDPR requirements in Europe, how these new regs will impact IoT deployments, such as protocols for OTA provisioning, etc.?

New security technologies such as biometrics, blockchain, SIM as a Root of Trust, will also be discussed. What are the new opportunities for enterprises there to protect the end-to-end IoT solutions? This webinar will explore these issues and solutions and more surrounding IoT security.


Syed Zaeem Hosain, CTO

Mr. Hosain is responsible for the architecture and future direction of Aeris’ networks and technology strategy. He joined Aeris in 1996 as Vice President, Engineering and is a member of the founding executive team of Aeris. Mr. Hosain has more than 38 years of experience in the semiconductor, computer, and telecommunications industries, including product development, architecture design, and technical management. Prior to joining Aeris, he held senior engineering and management positions at Analog Devices, Cypress Semiconductor, CAD National, and ESS Technology. Mr. Hosain is Chairman of the International Forum on ANSI‐41 Standards Technology (IFAST) and Chairman Emeritus of the IoT M2M Council (IMC). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.


Donald Schleede, Information Security Officer

Don Schleede is the Information Security Officer for Digi International, a Minnesota-based manufacturer of embedded systems, as well as routers, gateways and other communications devices for the Industrial IoT. He has 29 years of experience in high-tech security and has been with Digi for over eight years. Prior to that, Don held positions as a developer, IT Operations Director and as an IT Architect.

Today, Don can be found working to secure hardware in conjunction with cloud services.


Luc Vidal-Madjar, Head of IoT and MVNE Solutions

Luc Vidal-Madjar is Head of IoT and MVNE Solutions at BICS. His role encompasses managing BICS Global IoT portfolio and taking to global markets the SIM for Things solution, that target any Enterprise with international IoT project and leverages BICS market leadership for more than 25 years in global connectivity solutions. More generally, Luc has been managing new mobility Businesses at BICS for the past eight years covering propositions as diverse as MVNE, M2M/IOT, 4G Roaming, Data Roaming VAS, RCS, etc…. Luc has over 20 years of experience in Product Management, Strategy and Innovation, Sales, Business Development, Management Consulting, always focusing on new businesses in the telecom space.