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Security and the Internet of Things Connect at the Smart Card Alliance’s Security of Things 2016 Conference

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Aug. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Coming to Chicago this October, the Smart Card Alliance Security of Things 2016 conference is bringing security, privacy and authentication to the forefront of the Internet of Things (IoT) with speakers from both the IoT and security communities. Speakers will discuss the impact embedded security technology is expected to have on connected cars, wearables, smart homes, identity and authentication, data integrity and privacy, IoT payment, standards and regulation and more.

The conference will be held October 18-19, 2016 at the Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare Hotel in Chicago. To register, visit www.sca-securityofthings.com. Early bird discounts are available through August 31.

Attendees can build their own experience from sessions scheduled throughout the conference by choosing between the concurrent Secure IoT Technology and Secure IoT Applications tracks. The two-day conference will feature keynotes, panels and track sessions on the most important topics in the industry, including:

  • The Security of Things: A Perspective on Securing the IoT Ecosystem
  • IoT Smart Chip Technology
  • Cryptography of Things: Payment, Security, and Privacy
  • Taming the Big Elephant – Securing IoT, Challenges and Opportunities
  • IoT, Biometrics, and Identity
  • Connected Government: IoT for States
  • Securing IoT Payments Between Devices and Merchants
  • Provisioning and Managing Identities of Devices
  • Balancing Convenience with Protection
  • IoT Authentication and Mobile Security

Sponsorship and exhibition information is available at http://www.sca-securityofthings.com/#sponsors, or by contacting Bryan Ichikawa, bichikawa@smartcardalliance.org.

The Smart Card Alliance also recently launched a new content portal that features relevant news, resources, expert commentary and thought leadership on the security and privacy of IoT. Visit the portal at IoTSecurityConnection.com.

For continuing updates on Security of Things 2016, visit www.sca-securityofthings.com, follow @SmartCardOrgUSA on Twitter and use #SecurityOfThings2016 to participate in the conversation.

About the Smart Card Alliance
The Smart Card Alliance is a not-for-profit, multi-industry association working to stimulate the understanding, adoption, use and widespread application of smart card technology.

Through specific projects such as education programs, market research, advocacy, industry relations and open forums, the Alliance keeps its members connected to industry leaders and innovative thought. The Alliance is the single industry voice for smart cards, leading industry discussion on the impact and value of smart cards in the U.S. and Latin America. For more information please visit http://www.smartcardalliance.org.

CONTACT: Megan Shamas Montner Tech PR 203-226-9290 mshamas@montner.com

Source:Smart Card Alliance