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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Mike Brown
Leo Dorrendorf
Ian Goetz
Philip Griffiths
Vicente Segura Gualde
Sean Gulliford
Tyson Macaulay
Carsten Maple
Ken Munro
Michael Richardson
Dr. Yun Shen
Colin Robbins
Razvan Venter
Robert Dobson
Andreas Rüst
Fabio Giubilo
Daniel Bastos
Steven Kenny
Gilad Rosner
David Rogers
Sam Alderman-Miller
Hayden Povey
Jeremy Bennett
Laurie Mercer
Kat Megas
Beau Woods
Peter Davies
Ken Metcalf
Dr. David Long

Mike Brown – Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder, ISARA Corporation

Presentation : A Quantum of Safety – Rooting Trust in a Quantum World

Mike is the CTO and co-founder for ISARA Corporation. He is focused on the technical vision and direction for the company…

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Leo Dorrendorf,  Senior Security Architect. VDOO

Presentation : Scalable IoT Security – automating the security process for connected products

Leo Dorrendorf is a security researcher with experience in the academy and the industry, including a diversity of topics from reverse-engineering and breaking to designing and implementing connected systems…

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Ian Goetz – Chief Architect Mobile Solutions, Juniper Networks

Presentation : IoT Security At The Edge

Ian Goetz is the Chief Architect on the Vodafone Global Account Team and part of the Mobile Product Strategy Community with Juniper Networks…

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Philip Griffiths – Head of Partnerships EMEA, NetFoundry

Presentation : Networks are inherently insecure – IoT needs Zero-Trust

Philip Griffiths has a passion for IoT and how it can provide business outcomes ever since he got involved 2 years ago – nothing better than taking a pen to a white board…

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Vicente Segura Gualde, Head of IoT Security, Telefónica

Presentation : Leveraging on core MNOs’ assets to provide key security services for the IoT

Vicente has more than 15 years of experience in the security field. Currently, Vicente leads the IoT Security lab, a Telefónica initiative aiming at developing and delivering a compelling end to end value proposition in IoT Security…

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Sean Gulliford, Principal Consultant, Gemserv Ltd

Presentation : Security Management in an IoT driven World

Sean Gulliford is Principal Technical Consultant at Gemserv heading up their Connected Devices Team. He holds a B.Eng(Hons) in Digital Systems Engineering, a M.Sc in Machine Learning and Adaptive Computing and is an ECC Certified Ethical Hacker…

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Tyson Macaulay –  Chief Product Officer, Infosec Global

Presentation: Coming off the bottom: what has been learned and what to expect from IoT security

Tyson Macaulay is a 25 year veteran of the information security industry. In his current role as Chief Product Officer for InfoSec Global, Tyson is responsible for product management, research and development, marketing and pre-sales engineering…

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Ken Munro, Partner, Pen Test Partners

Presentation : Getting Your House In Order

Ken is Partner and Founder of Pen Test Partners. He regularly blogs on everything from maritime security to hacking cars and the Internet of Things…

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Michael Richardson – Chief Scientist , Sandelman Software Works

Presentation : Secure, zero-touch Bootstrap for the Internet of Things

Michael Richardson is a self-taught programmer and consultant, and has been involved with network security systems since 1988.  After working in nearly every aspect of Ottawa hightech, Michael was a founding employee at Milkyway Networks in 1994, and Solidum Systems Corporation in 1998…

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Dr Yun Shen – Senior Principal Research Engineer, Symantec

Presentation : Before Toasters Rise Up: A View Into the Emerging IoT Threat Landscape

Dr Yun Shen is a member of the Symantec Research Labs in Reading, United Kingdom. His current research interests focus on applying data-driven approaches to better understand malicious activity on the Internet…

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Presentation : Overcoming the safety and security barriers to autonomous vehicle deployment

Colin Robbins, Principal Security Consultant, Nexor

Colin Robbins is Nexor’s Principal Security Consultant, a company specialising in secure information exchange…

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Professor Carsten Maple, Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering, WMG Cyber Security Centre

Professor Carsten Maple is Professor of Cyber Systems Engineering at the University of Warwick, WMG’s Cyber Security Centre (CSC)…

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Razvan Venter – Senior Certification Specialist, Secura B.V

Presentation : Controlling Cybersecurity Risks in IoT by Standardization and Certification

Razvan Venter currently works as a Senior Certification Specialist within Secura B.V. He has more than four years’ experience in the field of security benchmarking and certification by working for internationally known security evaluation companies…

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Robert Dobson – Director of Technology, Device Authority

Presentation : Simple steps to secure your devices for trusted data and valuable insights

Rob has over 25 years of experience in industry, with a wide range of expertise across cybersecurity, IoT, SaaS, Semiconductors and Software engineering. He has been involved in several successful start-ups…

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Andreas Rüst – Professor for Internet of Things, ZHAW

Presentation : Authenticating Wireless Nodes in Building Automation: Challenges and Approaches

Andreas Rüst (Dipl. El. Ing. ETH) is Professor for Internet of Things at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Winterthur, Switzerland. Being a team leader at the Institute of Embedded Systems, he has 20 years of industry experience in the fields of microcontroller chip design and the development of SHDSL modems…

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Presentation : GDPR Privacy Implications for the Internet of Things

Fabio Giubilo – Senior Researcher, BT plc

Fabio Giubilo is a Senior Researcher working at British Telecom’s Research & Innovation Headquarters in Ipswich, UK. He is also part of the European Network for Cybersecurity (NeCS), a Marie-Curie H2020 project involving multiple European partners…

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Daniel Bastos – Senior Researchers, BT plc

Daniel Bastos is a Senior Researcher working at British Telecom’s Research & Innovation Headquarters in Ipswich, UK. He is also part of the European Network for Cybersecurity (NeCS), a Marie-Curie H2020 project involving multiple European partners…

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Steven Kenny -Architecture & Engineering Industry Liaison, Axis Communications

Presentation : Cyber Physical Security Shared Responsibilities – the importance of supply chain due diligence

Steven Kenny has spent 15 years in the security sector undertaking various roles that have seen him take responsibility for key elements of mission critical, high profile projects across a number of different vertical markets…

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Dr Gilad Rosner – Founder, Internet of Things Privacy Forum

Presentation : IoT Privacy: emerging frameworks and strategy

Biography to follow.

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David Rogers -CEO & Founder, Copper Horse Solutions

Presentation : To be confirmed

David is a mobile phone security expert and is the CEO of Copper Horse Solutions Ltd, a software and security company based in Windsor, UK…

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Sam Alderman-Miller – Director, Darktrace Industrial

Presentation : Implementing AI and Machine Learning to Support Real Time Monitoring and Detection

In an era where OT and IT are increasingly converging, the threat to critical infrastructure is growing and the need to understand and secure complex networks has become unavoidable…

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Hayden Povey – CEO & Founder, Secure Thingz

Presentation : Understanding Platform, Hardware & Workflow Security: Building IoT Trust, Differentiation and Competitive Advantage

Enabling trust from design through manufacturing and beyond in cost-effective form factors takes innovation, cooperation, and teamwork to support a never-ending array of devices…

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Jeremy Bennett – Chief Executive of Embecosm

Presentation : Supporting the engineering of secure code for IoT devices by extending mainstream compiler tool chains

Dr Jeremy Bennett (speaker) is Chief Executive of Embecosm, who provide open source compiler development and processor modeling services to companies worldwide. He is author of the standard textbook “Introduction to Compiling Techniques” (McGraw Hill 1990, 1995, 2003).

The talk is the work of the team – Dr Graham Markall leads the SECURE project, and along with contributors Simon Cook, Paolo Savini and Craig Blackmore is a member of Embecosm’s compiler team.

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Laurie Mercer – Security Engineer, HackerOne

Laurie is a security engineer at HackerOne, the world’s most popular bug bounty platform. His primary focus is on responsible disclosure, vulnerability management and risk reduction…

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Kat Megas – Program Manager for the Cybersecurity for the Internet of Things (IoT) Program the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

In Kat’s role, she focuses on advancing and accelerating the development and application of research, standards, guidelines, and technologies necessary to improve the security and privacy of ecosystem of connected devices…

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Beau Woods – Founder/CEO of Stratigos Security

Beau Woods is a cyber safety innovation fellow with the Atlantic Council, a leader with the I Am The Cavalry grassroots initiative, an Entrepreneur in Residence with the US Food and Drug Administration, and founder/CEO of Stratigos Security…

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Peter Davies – Technical Director, Thales UK

As a Technical Director of Thales in the UK Peter has been their leading expert on Cryptography in the UK responsible for providing cryptography and information security direction and expertise on a variety of products and projects…

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Ken Metcalf – Chief Technology Officer, Reslam

Ken Metcalf is currently the Chief Technology Officer of Reslam, a company specialising in developing high security geo-fenced networked electronic locking solutions…

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