A selection of our Speakers

We have a great selection of speakers for our conference this year

See below for more details about who they are and what they will be discussing

We will be updating this list regularly so please remember to come back and check

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Matt Wyckhouse
Colleen Wong
Robert Dobson
Sumanth Naropanth
Hisham lamei
Andy Jones CISSP
Sam Pumphreys
Jon Geater
Peter Stephens
Stephen Hermanson
Brendan Moran
Mark Neve
Erwin Jansen
Nigel Mackie
Dr Chris Mobley
Andrew Poulter
Sarb Sembhi
Geert-Jan Schrijen
Simon Watson
Paul Kearney
Dr. David Long
Leonie Maria Tanczer
Christian Wentz
Michael Richardson
Dr Nicholas Allott
Miguel Ángel Recio
Dr. Stephan Spitz
Clive Watts
Mike Nelson
Dr. Philip Hodgers
Dr. Apostolos Malatras

Matt Wyckhouse – Co-Founder and CEO, Finite State

 Keynote Speech – Plenary Track

Presentation : The Truth About Cybersecurity in the IoT Era

More than 15 years of experience developing advanced software to support offensive and defensive cyber operations…

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Colleen Wong – Founder, Techsixtyfour

 Resilience Track

Presentation : When Disclosure Leads To Exposure… My IoT Vendor Story

Colleen started Techsixtyfour when her children were 18 months and 4 months old. She had her idea for My Gator Watch, a wearable mobile phone…

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Robert Dobson – Director of Technology, Device Authority

 Applied Security Track

Presentation : Building, Securing and deploying smart industrial solutions

Rob has over 25 years of experience in industry, with a wide range of expertise across cybersecurity, IoT, SaaS, Semiconductors…

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Sumanth Naropanth – CEO, Deep Armor

 Training Track

Presentation : Mallory in a Modern World: Practical exploitation of IoT systems by attacking communication protocols

Sumanth is the Founder & CEO of Deep Armor. He is a business technical expert in information security, and has held security leadership positions…

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Hisham Lamei – Chief Operating Officer, VIBE Cybersecurity International LLC

 Security By Design Track

Presentation : Challenged by IoT security? Discover how a modern certificate-less cryptosystem has solved the security dilemma

As a profound strategy and technology expert in the ICT and software industry, with more than 35 years of experience…

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Andy Jones CISSP – Distinguished Analyst, Information Security Forum

 Applied Security Track

Presentation : All at Sea – IoT challenges in the maritime sector

Andy is a Distinguished Analyst for the Information Security Forum – the world’s leading authority in cyber security…

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Sam Pumphrey – Head of Digital Security, Cambridge Consultants

 Resilience Track

Presentation : IoT Security Starts at the Edge

Sam specialises in developing innovative solutions for complex security and systems challenges where conventional tools and technologies…

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Jon Geater – Chief Technology Officer and co-founder, Jitsuin

 Applied Security Track

Presentation : Things are only secure until they are not. How can we ‘Be Secure’?

Jon co-founded Jitsuin to apply his expertise in cryptography, cybersecurity and blockchains to challenging issues in the Internet of Things…

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Peter Stephens – Team Leader, ‘Secure by Design’ Team, DCMS

 Panel Member

Peter leads the ‘Secure by Design’ team in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). His team exists…

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Stephen Hermanson – Public Policy & Strategy Senior Manager, Vodafone Group

 Panel Member

Stephen has over 2 decades of experience in the telecommunications industry, working in product management, commercial …

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Brendan Moran – Staff Research Engineer, Arm Research

 Security By Design Track

Presentation : Secure Firmware Updates for IoT devices using IETF SUIT

An experienced software engineer, Brendan has held many different roles from hardware design through to software security…

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Mark Neve – Technical Lead, Copper Horse

 Resilience Track

Presentation : Vulnerability Disclosure in IoT: The good, the bad and the legal threats

Training Workshop : Training Workshop : Responsible Disclosure Training Taster

As Technical Lead at Copper Horse, Mark has extensive software experience from embedded development for IoT through to automation…

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Erwin Jansen – Manager Service Line Advisory for Audit and Certification, Secura B.V.

 Security By Design Track

Presentation : Towards a base security level in IoT – a deployment and regulatory perspective

Erwin Jansen manages the Advisory, Audit and Certification service line within Secura B.V. Erwin has extensive experience in the domain…

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JOINT PRESENTATION

Nigel Mackie (CEO) & Dr Chris Mobley (CTO), Blueskytec

 Applied Security Track

Presentation : Cyber Security in Space

Nigel Mackie and Dr Chris Mobley both have backgrounds in defence and national security on both sides of the Atlantic with Lockheed Martin, Ultra Electronics, Thales and Harris to name a few. Chris achieved his PhD in digital signal processing for Formula 1 racing performance optimisation. They met on electronic warfare projects before working together in the UK and US to provide cryptographic solutions to secure the UK’s battle space with MoD and GCHQ. The work they did with the US and UK intelligence agencies provided a deep understanding of future cyber security threats and they embarked on developing technology using a quantum derived hi-grade crypto to secure control systems and monitor anomalous behaviour utilising machine learning.

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Andrew Poulter – Principal Computer Scientist, UK Ministry of Defence (Dstl) & University of Southampton

 Security By Design Track

Presentation : Secure Messaging, Key Management & Device Identity for the IoT

Andrew Poulter is a Principal Computer Scientist with the UK MoD’s science & technology research organisation, Dstl; where he has worked for the last 15 years…

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Sarb Sembhi – CTO & CISO, Virtually Informed

 Applied Security Track

Presentation : Smart Environments – what are they and who is responsible for security?

Sarb is the CTO & CISO at Virtually Informed, and has previously been a CTO & CISO for the Noord Group. He has previously worked as a consultant …

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Geert-Jan Schrijen – CTO, Intrinsic ID B.V.

 Security By Design Track

Presentation : How to transform a tiny medical device into a secure one in easy steps

Geert-Jan Schrijen is CTO of Intrinsic ID, Eindhoven the Netherlands. He is co-founder of the company…

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Simon Watson – Security Consultant, NCC Group

 Resilience Track

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Presentation : Oops… I didn’t think of that: unintended consequences and IoT

Simon Watson has been working as a security consultant for NCC Group for over two years. Changing career after over ten years working in embedded systems development…

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Paul Kearney – Head of Cybersecurity Research, Birmingham City University

 Security By Design Track

Presentation : Can IoT security risk management be made simple?

Paul Kearney has had a long and varied career in R&D in industry, most recently as Chief Security Researcher at BT…

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Dr. David Long – Principal Member of Technical Staff, Doulos

 Training Track

Presentation : How to Test the Security of an Arm Cortex-M IoT device using Open Source and Free Tools

Dr David Long has worked at Doulos since 2001, developing and presenting training courses and providing consultancy services…

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Dr Leonie Maria Tanczer – Lecturer in International Security and Emerging Technologies, University College London (UCL)

 Applied IoT Security Track

Presentation : The Implications of the Internet of Things (IoT) on Victims/Survivors of Gender-Based Domestic Violence and Abuse

Leonie Maria Tanczer is Lecturer in International Security and Emerging Technologies at University College London’s (UCL) Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP)…

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Christian Wentz – CEO and Founder, Gradient Technologies

 Security By Design Track

Presentation : Security without Privacy is Neither

Christian Wentz is CEO and Founder of Gradient Technologies (gradient.tech). He was founder/CEO of Kendall Research Systems…

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Michael Richardson – Chief Scientist, Sandelman Software Works (CIRALabs)

 Applied Security Track

Presentation : Security for the Secure Home Gateway

Michael Richardson is an open source and open standards consultant. An autodidact, he wrote mail transfer agents as a teenager, and in the 1990s…

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Dr Nicholas Allott – CEO, NquiringMinds Ltd

 Resilience Track

Presentation : Secure IOT Hubs: outlining the need for collaboration to secure IOT ecosystems

Nick is the CEO of NquiringMinds, a company with deep experience in AI, IOT and security. Nick was formerly the CTO of OMTP…

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Miguel Ángel Recio – IoT Security Product Manager, Telefónica

 Resilience Track

Presentation : Deploying security during IoT service life-cycle

Miguel Ángel has more than 20 years of experience in Telco and IT business. Internet of Things (IoT) specialist, supported complex solution projects…

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JOINT PRESENTATION

Dr. Stephan Spitz (CSO, Secure Thingz) & Clive Watts (Product Manager, IAR Systems)

 Security By Design Track

Presentation : Why a robust device identity is necessary for accountability, counterfeit- and
cloning-protection

Stephan Spitz has more than twenty years working experience with research, development and business development in the field of IT security. He is as Chief Strategy Officer at SecureThingz / IAR Systems responsible for the innovation and growth strategy, technology and business wise. Clive Watts is currently Product Manager at Secure Thingz, Cambridge bringing the Secure Deploy factory provisioning framework to the IoT market.

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Mike Nelson – VP of IoT Security, DigiCert

 Resilience Track

Presentation : Public Key Infrastructure: The Starting Point for IoT Security

Mike oversees the company’s strategic IoT market development for critical infrastructure industries. Mike frequently consults with organizations…

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Dr Philip Hodgers – Technology Project Manager, RISE

 Security By Design Track

Presentation : RISE – Hardware Security and the latest R&D
Dr Philip Hodgers is the new Technology Project Manager at the Research Institute for Secure Hardware & Embedded Systems (RISE). He has a background…

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Dr. Apostolos Malatras – Expert in Network and Information Security, ENISA

 Applied Security Track

Dr. Apostolos Malatras is an Expert in Network and Information Security with the Secure Infrastructure & Services Unit at ENISA (European Network and Information Security Agency)…

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