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The Security of Things Forum gathers top security researchers, executives, practitioners, investors and academics for a day of discussion and hands-on learning.
The Security of Things Forum gathers top security researchers, executives, practitioners, investors and academics for a day of discussion and hands-on learning.

The Security of Things Forum

The Security of Things™ Forum (SECoT) is a high-impact day of learning, discussion and debate focused on the pre- eminent challenge of our time: securing the Internet of Things.

If you are interested in becoming a Security of Things sponsor, use the form at the bottom of this page to let us know! 

The event brings together players from across industries with a stake in the future of the Internet of Things. More than 300 people attended our 2016 Security of Things Forums in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Washington D.C. Fully 40 percent of them were senior information technology professionals. Forty percent were CxOs or other executives. In other words: sophisticated and knowledgeable professionals with an interest in securing IoT and the power to make decisions.

The Security of Things Forum attracts knowledgeable information technology professionals, decision makers and executives - exactly the kind of people you need to reach.
The Security of Things Forum attracts knowledgeable information technology professionals, decision makers and executives – exactly the kind of people you need to reach.

Our Forums offer a mix of technical and executive focused content with both “Hackers” and “Leaders” tracks.

Leaders Track

Our executives-focused Leaders Track features panel discussions, solo presentations and short “turbo” talks that highlight hot issues and the work of startups in the IoT and security space. From the world’s top subject matter experts, to executives from leading technology and industry firms to policymakers, the Leaders Track at our Security of Things Forum commands both attention and respect.

Hackers Track

IT professionals with an interest in security issues and challenges related to the Internet of Things can benefit from presentations of ground breaking research and technical discussions of best practices in application design, embedded device security and more.

In good company: leading experts and influencers

SECoT Forum presents leaders in the areas of information security and privacy, developers of IoT devices and platforms, as well as investors, entrepreneurs and policy makers. Past speakers have included:

  • Chris Valasek of Uber
  • Julie Brill, FTC
  • Dan Geer, CISO of In-Q-Tel
  • Michael Daniel, CTO, Raytheon
  • Rob Silvers, Department of Homeland Security
  • Dr. Kevin Fu, The Archimedes Center of Medical Device Research at The University of Michigan

High profile attention

Our Security of Things Forum events draws reporters and notice from some of the top media outlets in the country. Among them:

  • Reuters
  • Associated Press
  • The Boston Globe
  • The Christian Science Monitor
  • CNET
  • CIO
  • FedTech Magazine
  • Boston Business Journal
  • Computer World
  • Threatpost

Check out the following articles to get a sense of media coverage coming out of our Forum events.

To get more information about becoming a Security of Things sponsor, use the form below to request a copy of our Sponsor’s Brochure. We will email one to you directly.

We look forward to hearing from you!