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GlobalSign IoT Security Expert to Participate in Three Industry Events in May to Discuss the Importance of IoT Security

01 May 2018

BOSTON, MA – May 1, 2018 – GMO GlobalSign (www.globalsign.com), a global Certificate Authority and leading provider of identity and security solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced one of the company’s IoT security experts will participate in several industry events during the month of May. This includes the Industrial Internet Consortium’s (IIC) Security Forum on May 10, IoT World on May 16 and IoT North America on May 31, where GlobalSign’s Director of Product Management for the IoT, Nisarg Desai, will both present a session as well as participate on a panel.

At these events, Desai will address topics ranging from how to maintain the authenticity of IoT devices during manufacturing and through the subsequent supply chain to a case study on how the package delivery industry can use a combination of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) for identity tracking, and Blockchain for transport logistics tracking. He will also be speaking about some of the costs and business implications for IoT security including who is ultimately responsible for securing these devices.

Industrial Internet Consortium Security Forum logistics:

  • Date and Time:  Thursday, May 10 at 1:30 p.m. CT
  • Location: Mystic Lake Event and Conference Center, Prior Lake, MN
  • Session title: Business Viewpoints and Resources for Securing the Industrial Internet Panel
  • Event link:  https://www.iiconsortium.org/security-forum-2018.htm

IoT World logistics:

IoT North America speaker session logistics:

  • Date and Time: Thursday, May 31, 2:30 p.m. CT
  • Location: Double-Tree Oak Brook, Oak Brook, IL
  • Session title: Secure Package Delivery using PKI and Blockchain
  • Session link:  http://iotna.com/schedule/secure-package-delivery-using-pki-blockchain/
  • IoT North America panel logistics:

  • Date and Time: Thursday, May 31, 3:15 p.m. CT
  • Location: Double-Tree Oak Brook, Oak Brook, IL
  • Session title: Blockchain Wrap-Up Panel
  • Session link: http://iotna.com/schedule/blockchain-track-wrap-panel
  • About GMO GlobalSign
    GlobalSign is the leading provider of trusted identity and security solutions enabling businesses, large enterprises, cloud-based service providers and IoT innovators around the world to conduct secure online communications, manage millions of verified digital identities and automate authentication and encryption. Its high-scale PKI and identity solutions support the billions of services, devices, people and things comprising the Internet of Everything (IoE). The company has offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit https://www.globalsign.com.

    About GMO Cloud KK
    GMO Cloud K.K. (TSE: 3788) is a full-service IT infrastructure provider focused on cloud solutions. Established as a hosting company in 1996, the company has managed servers for more than 130,000 businesses and now has 6,500 sales partners throughout Japan. In February of 2011, the company launched GMO Cloud to enhance its focus on cloud-based solutions. Since 2007, the company has also grown its GlobalSign SSL security brand through offices in Belgium, U.K., U.S., China and Singapore. For more information, visit http://ir.gmocloud.com/english/.

  • About GMO Internet Group
    GMO Internet Group is an Internet services industry leader, developing and operating Japan’s most widely used domain, hosting & cloud, ecommerce, security, and payment solutions. The Group also comprises the world’s largest online FX trading platform, as well as online advertising, Internet media, and mobile entertainment products. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. For more information, visit http://www.gmo.jp/en/.

    Media Relations Contact:

    Amy Krigman

    GlobalSign
    Public Relations Manager
    Phone: 603-570-7091
    Email: amy.krigman@globalsign.com

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