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Webinar on “IoT Security”(17 July,2019: Webinar)

July 17, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

TSDSI is proud to announce the 18th Knowledge Sharing Webinar under the aegis of India EU Partnership Project on “IoT Security”

Topic Abstract:

IoT / M2M Ecosystem comprises of telecom service providers, M2M application service providers, Sensors, hardware OEMs, supply chain, middleware, deployment and asset management. M2M is driving an increasingly complex relationship between networks, service providers and an exploding number of devices in real time. These devices will be powered and connected by a complicated convergence of networks. Different types of applications have different needs in terms of network resources leading to requirement of different regulatory treatment to them.

IoT / M2M (Machine to Machine communication) is an emerging area for connecting devices; M2M refers to technologies that allow both wireless and wired systems to communicate with other devices of the same ability. M2M uses a device (such as a sensor or meter) to capture an event, which is relayed through a network (wireless, wired or hybrid) to an application, that translates the captured event into meaningful information. We foresee a heterogeneous architecture in future, in which there will be several devices, gateway and back end platforms will be communicating to each other using different communication modes.

As these new service providers develop new and innovative services for particular market segments, they may be unaware of the threats their service may face. In some cases, the service provider may not have developed a service that has connected to a communications network or the internet before and they may not have access to the skills and expertise to mitigate the risks posed by enabling internet connectivity within their devices. In contrast, their adversaries understand the technology and security weaknesses, quickly taking advantage if vulnerabilities are exposed.

Moderator: Mr. Vijay Madan, Mentor and Advisor – Services and Solutions, TSDSI

SpeakerShailendra Kumar Sharma, Deputy Director General (Smart Networks), Telecom Engineering Centre, Department of Telecommunications, India.

Speaker Bio: Mr Shailendra Kumar Sharma has an BE (Hons) Electronics and Electrical Engg along with Msc (Hons ) Physics from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani in the year 1983, followed by M.B.A. in Financial Management in the year 2007 and PG Diploma in International Business Operations from IGNOU in 2011. He also had experience of summer school at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research as a National Science Talent Scholar.

Mr Sharma has rich and varied experience in the field of Telecom covering Operation, Planning, Development, and Management of Telecom services coupled with Designing and Sales & Distribution of Telecom products giving due weight age to the various policies of Govt of India. He has worked in different capacities during the last more than 33 years in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and rendered work in the field of Telecom. He has discharged the responsibilities as DDG IT, DDG CS and is presently working as DDG Smart Networks in TEC, DoT, pertaining to IoT Domain work.

He has delivered lectures / participated in Seminars / workshops at IEEE, TSDSI, SESEI ( ETSI), NTIPRIT, ITU-APT, etc in the Telecom domain. He is well versed with the developments in this field and also with the aims and objectives of National Telecom Policies being framed from time to time.

Schedule: July 17, 2019 14:30 -15:30 IST

Participation: Participation in the Webinar is by prior registration here.

Venue: Webinar


July 17, 2019
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm