The issues are as current as recent headlines:
- Was your voting machine hacked??? Presidential candidate Jill Stein has asked for a recount in Pennsylvania.
- On October 21, 2016, consumers were unable to reach Netflix, Twitter, CNN and several other well-known websites. This was because Dyn, a provider of core Internet services for these sites, was in the midst of a global Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack via a botnet composed of malware-infected IoT devices such as DVRs, home monitors, and webcams.
- How private are your personal details when your Fitbit or Apple Watch broadcasts your heart rate and GPS location?
- Is our safety and privacy being sacrificed during the rapid spread of Internet-connected gizmos such as TV sets, security cameras, thermostats, refrigerators and even front door locks?
Join us to explore these issues, and to learn about efforts to address them by Congress, government agencies, and private standards-development companies such as UL.