Interviewed this week for a TechTarget piece along with Harry Pascarella from Harbor Research, Dean Freeman from Gartner, and Doug Jacobson from Crestron Electronics on how to apply smart building technologies to multi-tenant properties in a way that delivers high value while meeting data privacy and security goals.
Companies that make fire extinguishers, for example, are not first and foremost information security companies. So, when they start adding sensors and smarts to these products, they don't always follow even industry best practices for security, let alone the fact that IoT presents a whole new set of security vulnerabilities that we're all just starting to hear about now.
Mark Benson is Vice President of Engineering at SmartThings, a technology company based in Mountain View, CA and a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. Mark is a regular speaker and writer on the intersection of technology, business, and society as it relates to product development, technology leadership, strategic planning and execution, intellectual property portfolio management, software architecture, information security, competitive positioning, and organizational behavior.