The Crucial Role of Identity in Securing Industrial IoT
- LANGUAGE: English DATE: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 TIME: 4:00pm CEST, 10:00am ET, 7:00am PT
Although consumers have recently become somewhat disillusioned about “smart homes”, the industrial IoT segment is growing, fueled by the constant need of companies to increase their operational efficiency in the digital age. Unfortunately, many existing IoT devices were never designed with security in mind and lack any technical capacity to perform basic identity and access management or protection against cyberattacks, which makes them easy targets for hackers.
Identity management plays an important role in protecting both IoT devices and the systems with which they interact. Digital identity is the basis for authenticating and authorizing device management and data flows. For years, identity has played a crucial role in protecting users, applications, and services. Bringing the notion of identity to smart industrial devices is thus especially important for ensuring not just information security but physical safety and business continuity of manufacturing, power generation, transportation and many other critical processes.
In this webinar, you will learn about:
- technical challenges with IoT communication and identity
- current and forward-looking device identity models and international standards to address IoT identity
- using Identity to secure industrial devices and systems
- top trends and security best practices in Industrial IoT
In the first part of the webinar, John Tolbert, Lead Analyst at KuppingerCole, will present an overview of technical challenges with IoT communication and identity and will talk about the latest developments in device identity models and the standardization efforts to make them a reality.
In the second part, Ashley Stevenson, Identity Technology Director at ForgeRock, will elaborate on the crucial role of identity in securing industrial devices and systems and will provide a deeper insight into the top trends and security best practices for the Industrial IoT.
ForgeRock Deutschland GmbH
c/o Taylor Wessing - Am Sandtorkai 41 • 20457 Hamburg • Germany
The ForgeRock Identity Platform™ transforms the way millions of customers and citizens interact with businesses and governments online, providing better security, building relationships, and enabling new cloud, mobile, and IoT offerings from any device or connected thing. ForgeRock® serves hundreds of brands like Morningstar, Vodafone, GEICO, TomTom, and Pearson with customer identity, as well as governments like Norway, Canada, and Belgium, among many others. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, ForgeRock has offices in London, Bristol, Grenoble, Oslo, Düsseldorf, Paris, Sydney, Singapore, and Vancouver, Washington. For more information visit http://www.forgerock.com and follow us on Twitter @ForgeRock
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