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RTI to Present Technical Session on Industrial IoT Security at RSA Conference 2016

Participants Will Learn How to Navigate Security Threats and Accelerate Development of Secure Data Using Connectivity Standards

SUNNYVALE, Calif.—Feb. 26, 2016—Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity platform company, today announced that Gerardo Pardo-Castellote, Chief Technology Officer, will be leading a session on security in the IIoT at RSA Conference 2016.

The IIoT encompasses critical national infrastructure, including the power grid, hospitals, transportation infrastructure and manufacturing. Securing these systems is essential for safety, economic and privacy reasons. This is particularly challenging because security cannot come at the expense of reliability or the real-time performance required to control physical-world processes. Even brief unplanned outages can be disastrous. In this hands-on session, participants will get an overview of recent developments in IIoT secure data connectivity standards, explore security threats to the medical IoT and build a secure application that monitors a patient in a demo environment.

"The Industrial IoT is much more demanding than the consumer IoT, and breaches are more consequential," said Gerardo Pardo-Castellote, Chief Technology Officer at RTI. "In the IIoT the volume of data is larger and the systems require protecting real-time data in motion. This task gets increasingly harder as the systems grow in size and complexity. At RTI it is our objective to accelerate IIoT security efforts and continue to help developers secure their connectivity. I look forward to leading this technical session at RSA, the most esteemed technical security conference."

RSA Conference is a five-day, multitrack conference that will take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The event will welcome thousands of executives, engineers and cyber security experts worldwide, to learn about the technologies, trends and people that will connect our digital world.

Additional details on this event can be found below. 

Event Details

What: "Securing the Industrial Internet of Things: A Deep Dive into the Future"
When: Wednesday, March 2, 2016: 3:20-5:20 p.m. PST
Who: Gerardo Pardo-Castellote, CTO at RTI, Hamed Soroush, Senior Research Security Engineer at RTI and Rose Wahlin, Principle Software Engineer at RTI
Where: Moscone Center West, 800 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103, Room 2022

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About RTI

RTI provides the connectivity platform for the Industrial Internet of Things.

Our RTI Connext® messaging software forms the core nervous system for smart, distributed applications. RTI Connext DDS provides fine-grained authorization for peer-to-peer messaging, without centralized servers. RTI Connext DDS allows devices to intelligently share information and work together as one integrated system. RTI was named "The Most influential Industrial Internet of Things Company" in 2014 by Appinions and published in Forbes.

Our customers span the breadth of the Internet of Things, including medical, energy, mining, air traffic control, trading, automotive, unmanned systems, industrial SCADA, naval systems, air and missile defense, ground stations, and science. The total value of system designs that trust RTI for their fundamental architecture exceeds $1 trillion.

RTI is committed to open standards, open community source and open architecture. RTI provides the leading implementation of the Object Management Group (OMG) Data Distribution Service (DDS) standard.

RTI is the world's largest embedded middleware provider, privately held and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.