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Watch live: How can policymakers help secure the Internet of Things?

Join Passcode on Oct. 21 along with policy experts and lawmakers for a discussion on one of today's preeminent challenges: securing the Internet of Things.

Check back here at 9 am on Oct. 21 for live video of Securing the Internet of Things: How can policymakers help? Sign up for Passcode's email newsletter for further updates and tweet to join the conversation at #dcIOT.

With some 200 billion connected devices expected to be in homes, offices, and cars by the end of 2020, policymakers, lawmakers, and privacy watchdogs are increasingly alarmed about the security and privacy implications of the Internet of Things. Many are pressing for laws to protect consumers. At the same time, many tech firms are pushing back and warning regulation will stifle innovation. Is there a middle ground where regulation can aid users without blunting the growth of IoT?

Join us for an in-depth discussion with leading figures from Congress, the Federal Trade Commission, and some of the world's biggest technology companies to understand how Washington is thinking about IoT right now, and what the private sector is doing on its own to safeguard this fast emerging marketplace.

Program

Sponsor Remarks

Ned Curic, Chief Technology Officer for Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. (@Toyota)

Keynote Panel

Sen. Brian Schatz (D) of Hawaii, @SenBrianSchatz, Ranking Member, Communications and Technology Subcommittee, Senate Commerce

Julie Brill, @JulieBrillFTC, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

All panels moderated by Mike Farrell, @mikebfarrell, Editor, Passcode

Panel Discussion

Tom Cross, @_decius_, CTO, Drawbridge Networks

Eric Wenger, @EricWenger, Director, Cybersecurity & Privacy Policy, Cisco

Peter Lefkowitz, Chief Privacy Officer, General Electric

Event Details

Wed., Oct. 21, 2015
9 - 11:00 a.m.
Toyota North America Inc.
325 7th Street NW, Suite 1000
Washington DC 20004

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