McCullough Robertson Lawyers will host PMIQ's August Chapter meeting. We will be having a highly relevant foray into IoT & Cyber Security.

The IoT is here and it's  It's estimated some 30 billion things will be connected by 2020 generating trillions of dollars of value globally.  Like any nascent technology enabler, there are security concerns with the safety and security of the IoT and thus concepts that sit atop - Smart Cities, Connected Transport, Connected Health etc. There are also questions beginning to be asked about the perceived value considering a recent Cisco study found that over 60% of IoT projects/pilots failed.  Lani will discuss the current use cases and possible causes for the high failure rate of IoT projects/pilots
Lani is a long-time security professional, entrepreneur and business technologist.  He was one of Australia's first CISSP's in 2002 and is a long-time contributor to Australian Information Security Association (AISA) formerly serving as Branch Chair, Advocacy Board Member and currently on the Brisbane Organising Committee.  Lani sits on the advisory boards of Australian Cyber Security Network, and Signature Media, is a Workstream 5 (Cybersecurity) member of IoT Alliance Australia and is a regular speaker at conferences on cybersecurity issues.  In 2016 Lani co-founded IoTSec Australia, an industry research and advocacy group promoting and advocating for secure practices in the IoT ecosystem and currently serves as its Executive Director

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