|[October 14, 2013]
Mocana Senior Analyst Robert Vamosi to Be Featured at Chicago Ideas Week
SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)--
Mocana (News - Alert), the device security leader, today announced that Senior Analyst
Robert Vamosi, CISSP, will be featured along with several other notables
in a panel discussion, "Privacy: How Safe Are You?", which will focus on
hacking, surveillance and cyber security in a constantly evolving
digital landscape. Vamosi will cite, among other examples, smart meters
which transmit details about our personal behavior - such as when we're
home and when we're not - as potential future targets for criminals. The
talk is part of the upcoming Chicago Ideas Week (CIW), a premier annual
gathering of global thought leaders being held October 14 - 20 at
various locations throughout Chicago.
The privacy panel takes place on Wednesday, October 16, from 4:00 p.m.
to 5:30 p.m. in the Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary
Art, which is located at 220 East Chicago Avenue.
In addition to being a senior analyst for Mocana, Robert Vamosi is the
author of When Gadgets Betray Us: The Dark Side of our Infatuation
With New Technologies, a bestselling book that looks at the security
consequences of digital convenience in the modern world, from electronic
gadgets in cars to implanted medical devices. Vamosi has more than a
dozen years of security journalism experience, writing for national
outlets such as ZDNet, CNET CBS News, PC World and Forbes. He also
worked as a financial services industry analyst specializing in
security, risk management and fraud.
Vamosi is also program chair of this year's Amphion
Forum, an open, vendor-neutral and cross-disciplinary event focused
on exploring the most compelling ideas in mobile security to help
organizations realize the potential of the extended enterprise and the
Internet of Things. Amphion Forum comes to San Francisco on December 12th
and 13th. For more information, visit amphionforum.com.
Chicago Ideas Week (CIW) is a premier annual gathering of global thought
leaders and passionate participants created to help great ideas become
reality. It's a platform for innovators, thinkers, doers and interested
citizens from across Chicago and the world. CIW's goal is to stimulate
new initiatives and ventures, create new connections and collaborations
and establish a community of people with the desire to achieve great
Mocana unlocks the extended enterprise and simplifies wide-scale mobile
deployments by securing apps automatically, in seconds. The company's
Mobile Application Protection (MAP) app-shielding solution, distributed
globally by SAP (News - Alert), mitigates the complexities of mobile management, while
freeing developers from security coding. Launched in 2004 and recognized
as a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, Mocana is the app security
expert, with deep expertise born from a decade of experience securing
mission- and life-critical embedded devices across the Internet of
Things: from mobile handsets to medical devices to aerospace and
defense; from datacom to retail POS to smart grid and industrial
automation. More information is available at www.mocana.com.
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