Hacking Everything – The Dark Side of the Internet of Things

With the Internet of Things (IoT), essentially everything becomes a computer. We know that computers can be hacked. This means that everything can be hacked including cars, home appliances, medical devices and more. This session will give examples of IoT hacks and the consequences of not getting security right as we move to this important new technology.

What can the audience expect to learn?

– With IoT, everything is a computer
– All computers can be hacked
– Therefore, everything can be hacked … unless we start taking action now
– Learn new technology around this

Meet the presenter

Tim Hahn is a IBM Distinguished Engineer and has been with IBM since 1990. He is the
business information security officer (BISO) for the Watson IoT and Watson Customer Engagement
business units within IBM. In this role he is responsible for making sure that IBM’s IoT and WCE
offerings are following secure design, development, deployment, an operations principles and are
meeting the security and privacy requirements each of the offerings publish.

Tim is also the Chief Architect for Internet of Things Security within the IBM Watson Internet of
Things division. He is responsible for strategy, architecture, and design for IBM Watson Internet of
Things offerings. These offerings, coupled with others from across IBM, enable customers to design,
build, experiment, run, manage, and operate solutions involving diverse sensor data coming from
connected devices. These solutions leverage IBM’s strengths in cloud, cognitive, analytics, mobile,
social, and security.

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