WEBINAR: Staying Secure in the Growing World of M2M & the Internet of Things
DATE: Now Available On Demand | DURATION: 1 hour
Hosted by: Mike Dano, Executive Editor, FierceMarkets Telecom Group
Many analyst firms and vendors are predicting that the number of connected devices will grow to anywhere from 20 billion to 50 billion by 2020. With that volume of M2M devices talking to each other, there is a lot of uncertainty about how these different devices will be managed.
What security protocols will be used to ensure that these devices and the data they collect are secure? What mechanisms should be put in place before problems arise? How will security be handled in the new connected world?
Philippe Guillemette, Chief Technology Officer, Sierra Wireless
As Chief Technology Officer, Philippe Guillemette has a mandate to drive common technology platform activities and innovation across all business units. Philippe joined Sierra Wireless in March 2009 from Wavecom, where he served as Chief Technology Officer since 2003 and Vice President of Marketing since 2005. Philippe joined Wavecom in 1993 and held various positions there, including Vice President of Research and Development, Vice President of Technology, and Director of Software Development. Prior to joining Wavecom, Philippe was a software engineer at Nortel Networks.
Kathryn Weldon, Research Director, Business Network & IT Services, Americas, Enterprise Mobility Practice Lead, Current Analysis
As Research Director for Business Network Services in the Americas, Kathryn brings over twenty years of expertise in the telecommunications industry to Current Analysis, and has been with the company for nine years. In her current capacity, she is responsible for driving and managing the strategy, content and direction of the U.S. business services analyst team. Weldon also remains the Mobile IT/Enterprise Mobility Services Practice lead, analyzing events, companies, products and technologies within the US and global mobile enterprise services and solutions space.
Andrew Jaquith, Chief Technology Officer & SVP, Cloud Strategy, SilverSky
Andrew Jaquith brings 20 years of IT and information security experience to SilverSky, most recently as a senior analyst with Forrester Research. At Forrester, Andrew led team coverage for data, endpoint and mobile security topics. In his time at Forrester, he wrote 20 popular reports on data leak prevention, encryption, endpoint security, mobile security and vendor M&A. Notable recent reports include "Security in the Post-PC Era," "Apple's iPhone and iPad: Secure Enough for Business?" and "The Forrester Wave: Data Leak Prevention Suites." Andrew consulted with and assisted 300 enterprise and vendor customers annually with vendor selection, compliance, strategy and effective practices.
Jay Olearain, Director of Sales – Connected Solutions, Verizon Enterprise Solutions
Jay Olearain is Sales Director of Connected Solutions for in Verizon Enterprise Solutions, part of Verizon Communications. As a key member of the Verizon’s Connected Solutions team, he is responsible for sales for Automotive OEM (original equipment manufacturer), enterprise and value-added reseller solutions, delivering solutions that combine machine-to-machine connectivity with Verizon's enterprise platform, including telematics, dynamic cloud, security and professional services, along with the global Internet protocol network and company's 4G LTE network. Olearain has 26 years of experience in the wireless industry, most recently leading nPhase, a joint venture of Verizon Wireless and Qualcomm, to provide machine-to-machine wireless communications and smart service offerings across a wide variety of market segments including healthcare, energy, retail, transportation, industrial and consumer products.