New Date: October 13, 2020
Same Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Santa Clara, CA

The IoT device
security conference

Securing today's connected, AI,
and machine learning devices


Connected device security is perhaps the most pressing issue facing technology organizations today. Security vulnerabilities have damaged the reputation of global brands, resulted in lawsuits, and even led to physical damage in the real world.

Join more than 300 industry professionals at the third-annual IoT Device Security Conference to learn strategies for protecting your connected systems, company, and reputation. The free one-day even includes 20 in-depth technical sessions that will outline best practices that IoT developers, Engineering Managers, and Executives can implement to secure the insecure Internet of Things.

Program Snapshot:

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For more information, contact Rich Nass, Brand Director, Embedded Computing Design at [email protected].

IoT Gateway Hackathon. Sponsored by MultiTech.

Are you an IoT white hat hacker? Test your skills on the new MultiTech Conduit 300 Series IoT development gateway.

In the process, we’ll share IoT security best practices, highlight common pitfalls and give you a chance to put your knowledge to the test.

We are so confident in the security of our new MultiTech Conduit 300 IoT Gateway, we are offering more than $8,000 in prizes if you can beat it in an afternoon.

Hackathon Details

Target: MultiTech’s Conduit 300 Series gateway with mPower™ Edge Compute

Competition: Progress across 4 levels of increasing difficulty. Levels 1-3 are vulnerabilities hidden in the gateway code by MultiTech Engineers.


You are required to register at the door to the hackathon. Multiple time slots if necessary.

Max # of hackers at one time

20 max at a time.


All four levels will have a vulnerability loaded into it.

You must proceed sequentially through each level and obtain the file text before moving on to next level.


  • Level 1: T-shirt
  • Level 2 (First Three Successful Hacks): Chromebook (Valued at $350 each)
  • Level 3 (First Two Successful Hacks): $500 Amazon Gift Card
  • Level 4 (First Successful Hack): $2,000 Cash Plus Media Coverage (Optional)

All hackers successful identifying the vulnerability will be entered into a drawing for the prizes at the awards presentation at the end of the day.

Must be present to win. Max of one prize per hacker.

Date: October 13, 2020

Hours: 12 PM to 2 PM, 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Location: 2020 IoT Device Security Conference
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
5101 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Notes: Must be present to participate. Hackathon seating is limited. First come, first serve.

Register today for the IoT Device Security Conference and get ready to hack.

Scheduled Speakers

Steve Hanna
Senior Principal, Infineon Technologies

Daniel Kaestner
CTO, AbsInt GmbH

Damon Kachur
VP of Business Development, Icon Labs, a Sectigo Company

Ricky Watts
VP of Industrial Solutions, Wind River

Christopher Schouten
Senior Director, Kudelski Group

Rajeev Gulati
CTO, Data I/O Corporation

Michael Haight
Dir of Business Management for the MCUs, Security, Software BU, Maxim Integrated

Matt Jones
Chief Systems Architect, Automotive, Wind River

Marc Canel
Vice President of Strategy - Security, Imagination Technologies

Xavier Bignalet
Security Product Manager, Microchip

Rich Nass
Executive Vice President, Embedded Computing Design

Brandon Lewis
Editor in Chief, Embedded Computing Design

Chuck Brokish
Director of Automotive Business Development, Green Hills Software

Todd Mozer
CEO, Sensory

Suresh Marisetty
Principal Security Solutions Architect, Arm

John Moor
Managing Director, IoT Security Foundation

Brad Behm
Senior Principal Engineer at AWS IoT

Jorge Coronel
Product Manager, Security for Android Embedded, Google

Damodar Sahu
Digital Strategist, Automotive Sector, Wipro

Arpit Joshipura
GM of Networking, IoT and Edge, Linux Foundation

Sharon Hagi
Chief Security Officer, Silicon Labs

Shawn Prestridge
US Field Applications Engineer Team Leader, IAR Systems

Louis Parks
CEO, Veridify Security