With the advent of IOT, Every 'Thing' is getting Smart, starting from the range of smartwatches, smart refrigerators, smart bulbs to smart car, smart healthcare, smart agriculture, smart retail, smart city and what not, even smart planet. But why is every thing getting smart? Is it just a marketing gimmick?
People are trying to bridge the gap between Digital World & Physical World by means of ubiquitous connectivity to Internet, and when digital things become physical, digital threats also become physical threats. Security & Privacy issues are rising as never before. What if the microphone in your smart TV can be used to eavesdrop the private communications in your bed room? What if a smart driverless car deliberately crashes itself into an accident? What if you want to be Anonymous over Internet and don't want anybody to track you?
The talk focused on answering the above questions with a view on 'What are we currently doing to protect ourselves' and 'What we need to do'. What are the new security challenges that are coming up and how privacy & anonymity is taking the lead over security. The talk also sensitised the audience about the paradigm shift that is happening in IOT DevOps, with help of Docker Containers and how they can be anonymised using TOR.
The detailed Agenda of the delivered talk: