Past Events

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Internet of Things

Cyber-attacks on the Internet of Things ecosystem: Threats to pervasive technologies

Internet of Things (IoT) marks the era of machine-to-machine interaction, allowing systems to communicate with each other, to assess and address human needs. The level of automation involved, and the pervasive nature of IoT platforms make their security a critical concern.

This discussion will highlight the major attacks on IoT platforms, and the danger they pose to the Domain Name System, the Internet’s backbone.


Arun Mohan Sukumar, Head, Cyber Security and Internet Governance Initiative, ORF

Ram Mohan, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Afilias; Member of Board of Directors, ICANN

The timing of the event is from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.