When your IoT goes bump in the night

Ron Kuriscak

Ron Kuriscak

Speaker Bio

on is an innovative Global Information and Cyber Security Executive with 20+ years of Corporate Security and Consulting experience, focusing on all aspects of Cyber, Information and Physical Security leadership. He has a proven track record of building strong successful teams within many business verticals, including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Consumer Products, Technology, Government, and for many Fortune 500 corporations. Ron has a strong reputation as a Cyber and Information Security leader; he speaks regular at industry related conference and has been recognized by security experts as developing exceptional security programs.


In our always connected world the prevalence of internet connect devices has multiplied significantly. Internet connected devices have skyrocketed in our businesses, factories, infrastructures, and hospitals. This “Internet of things” (IoT) is becoming an increasing topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. It’s a concept that not only has the potential to impact how we live but also how we work and are secured. IoT devices have become prevalent in many of the products and services that we have come to rely upon in our everyday lives. IoT security is the safeguarding of connected devices and networks in the IoT world. Managing and securing the ever-growing number of internet connected devices is posing new challenges to organizations of all sizes. Businesses must now address this new threat landscape to determine how to protect themselves. What are some examples of IoT devices? What is the threat? How prevalent is the risk? How are organizations protecting all of these IoT devices? What should do to reduce the risks.