Press Release

Coalfire to Present on IoT Risk at Security of Things World

November 7, 2017

Westminster, CO – November 7, 2017 –Coalfire, a trusted provider of cybersecurity advisory services, today announced that Kennet Westby, Chief Strategist of Coalfire, will present at Security of Things World, which will take place November 15-17, 2017, at Hyatt Mission Bay in San Diego, CA.

Westby will lead an IceBreaker Session, “Matching Security Maturity to IoT Initiatives,” on Nov. 15. The roundtable discussion will cover the following topics:

  • Using a security maturity model as a framework for long-term planning and investing in IoT initiatives
  • How and why greater security maturity can increase the effectiveness and success of IoT initiatives
  • An evolutionary plan to extend and mature your existing cybersecurity and risk programs to the unique challenges facing IoT solutions

“The IoT landscape today poses new opportunities, but also challenges and threats as organizations develop and integrate their IoT initiatives for digital business transformation,” said Westby. “It is critical that organizations assess and mature their existing security programs at all levels of their IoT-solutions. Organizations that can evolve the security maturity of their IoT initiatives, can pursue sustainable and transformational change in products, services, operations and customer engagement.”

Coalfire helps security leaders understand the expanded attack surface of the IoT ecosystem and model the threats and implications of attacks so business leaders can make informed decisions about their risk management options. The company’s services allow constituents to test, monitor and secure the physical and digital world of IoT.

About Coalfire 
Coalfire is the cybersecurity advisor that helps private and public sector organizations avert threats, close gaps and effectively manage risk. By providing independent and tailored advice, assessments, technical testing and cyber engineering services, we help clients develop scalable programs that improve their security posture, achieve their business objectives and fuel their continued success. Coalfire has been a cybersecurity thought leader for more than 16 years, and has offices throughout the United States and Europe.

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