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IoT Security

April 26 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT

GWDC Member: $95, Other ISACA Members $120, Non-ISACA Member: $140


Technology consulting firm Gartner projects that 6.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide this year, up 30 percent from last year. And Gartner forecasts that number will grow by more than three times, to nearly 21 billion by the year 2020. Attend our conference to to set your security strategy for scalable, secure and efficient IoT implementation.

  • Prepare your business for the unknown by anticipating enterprise risks and closing security gaps
  • Understand how to address security throughout the smart, connected product lifecycle, from the initial design to the operational environment
  • Understand how to secure your smart devices



Panel Discussion

Today, every organization is at risk of cyber attacks. It is no longer the question of if, but when. Attackers are motivated, sophisticated and not limited by national borders. With IoT devices increasing in adoption and becoming intrinsic elements in our smart city infrastructure, industrial control systems and transportation systems, improving cybersecurity is essential.This panel will discuss the latest trends in cyber attacks, hacks and breaches in an increasingly IoT world, and the recommendations on how to strengthen the security of our most critical assets. Moderator: - Fred Wilmot, CTO of PacketSled Panelists: Chris Roberts, Chief Security Architect at Acalvio - Sushila Nair, Principal Consultant at NTT Security and Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist at Thycotic


  • Any professional in the Information Security / Assurance industry, including IT auditors, IT consultants, and general IT professionals with exposure to or looking to get exposure to cybersecurity initiatives.
  • Anyone that is already or anyone interested in getting involved with the ISACA CSX program




Chris Roberts

Chief Security Architect,

Acalvio Technologies



Roberts is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on counter threat intelligence and vulnerability research within the Information Security industry. At Acalvio Roberts helps drive innovation and product strategy for Deception 2.0 – which has a rich palette of digital deceptions to trick threat actors of all kinds. Roberts also directs Services at Acalvio, which are designed to improve the physical and digital security posture of enterprise, industrial and government clients.

Roberts’ unique methods for addressing the evolving threat matrix and experience with a variety of environments, from enterprise to industrial and the Internet of Things (IoT), make Roberts and his team an indispensable partner to organizations that demand robust protection in a world with increasingly sophisticated attack vectors.Roberts is credentialed in many of the top IT and information security disciplines and as a CyberSecurity advocate and passionate industry voice, Roberts is regularly featured in national newspapers, television news, industry publications and several documentaries. He can typically be found waving arms on a stage somewhere on this planet…or hacking into whatever’s taken his fancy…

Twitter: Sidragon1

LinkedIn: Sidragon1



Sushila Nair

Security Principal

NTT Security

Sushila Nair is a cybersecurity principal at NTT. NTT is one of the world’s largest technology services companies, ranked 65 in the Fortune 500 and is one of the most valuable brands in the world. Sushila owned and managed a consultancy organization for many years, designing and architecting solutions that delivered security solutions to large financial organizations, the legal sector and Manufacturing.  Sushila has twenty year's experience in computing infrastructure, business and security and has worked in a number of diverse areas — risk analysis, threat modeling, credit card fraud, mobile security  and real time security monitoring. Sushila worked with the insurance industry in Europe and America on methods of underwriting e-risk insurance based on ISO27001.  She volunteers with several non-profit organizations, notably serving as the Marketing Director of the ISACA Greater Washington DC Chapter. She has published numerous articles in the computing press, and has spoken at CACS, Seguruinfo, BrightTALK, FinSec and many other global technical events. Sushila is a qualified lead auditor in BS 17799, CISA, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, MCSE

Twitter: Sushila_Nair

LinkedIn: SushilaNair



Special Instructions

All Students: Please bring your Student ID.

ISACA Members from Other Chapters: You will need to bring your ISACA Membership Card to the event to verify your ISACA Membership.


Conference presentations are posted to the Presentations Library when permission is received from the presenter and their organization. In some cases, permission is not received.


Earn up to 7 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits in the area of Specialized Knowledge. The ISACA® NCAC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: http://www.learningmarket.org.

CPE Distribution and Evaluation Survey

CPE's will be distributed via e-mail along with the event evaluation survey after the completion of the event. Attendees must be present the full day to receive full CPE credit.

CPE-Related Details

  • Prerequisites and Advance Preparation: N/A
  • Program Knowledge Level: N/A
  • Delivery Method: In Person


April 26
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
GWDC Member: $95, Other ISACA Members $120, Non-ISACA Member: $140
Event Category:


Mohammad Khan


Holiday Inn Rosslyn @ Key Bridge
1900 North Fort Myer Drive
Arlington, VA 22209 United States
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