Rob Black

Managing Principal, Fractional CISO

Rob Black, CISSP, is the ""IoT Security Guy."" He is the Founder and Managing Principal of Fractional CISO. In this role, Rob helps clients acting as a Virtual CISO. Besides IoT and cybersecurity, Rob has extensive web services and cloud solutions experience. He has held product and corporate security leadership positions at PTC ThingWorx, Axeda and RSA Security. Rob received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He holds two Bachelor of Science degrees from Washington University in St. Louis. One is in Computer Science and the other is System Science and Engineering. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Rob is the inventor of three security patents. He speaks at conferences and blogs about IoT security. You can follow him on Twitter @IoTSecurityGuy.

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Session Track: IIoT & Smart Connected Products

Tuesday, June 11 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM 207 Audio

CP70B - IoT Cybersecurity Standards: One Standard to Rule Them All!

Today there is a proliferation of IoT cybersecurity standards. Many do not have actionable, prescriptive elements in them and sorting through all of them and their applicability can be a challenge for even the savviest IoT practitioner. Attendees of this session will learn a lot more about IoT cybersecurity standards. Topics include: describing, comparing and evaluating the existing standards; illustrating common themes between the standards; recommending what standards IoT providers should adopt; and providing a vision for future standards and where the industry might hopefully go. Attendees should expect to walk away from this session with practical guidance on how to best use the existing IoT cybersecurity standards and what they can expect in the future.

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