Smart technologies and the Internet of things (IoT) pervade society. Even homes have become data-rich "mini-IoT" environments connected to larger digital infrastructures. Security systems, household appliances, smart home hubs and wearables promise seamless services and assistance to users. However, smart devices can also act as “Trojans” that potentially threaten the safety of the home. These opportunities and challenges will be discussed in the RELINK opening conference.
Read more about the Relink project (in Norwegian).
Looking forward, learning from the past – policies and prospects
09.10-09.20 Relink: questions and project ambitions
Ardis Storm-Mathisen, SIFO, OsloMet
09.20-09.40 The European citizen-consumer – rethinking digital competence in the era of IoT?
Antonia Fokkema, DG Justice and Consumers, European Commission
09.40-10.00 Will IoT technology actually reshape our future – or is it just another hype?
Rinie van Est, Rathenau Institute
10.00-10.20 Smarthomes from the 1980s – what’s different today?
Anne Jorunn Berg, Nord University
10.20-10.40 Coffee break
Connected people, connected homes – challenges and experiences
10.40-11.00 The human weak link in national security systems
Roar Thon, The Norwegian National Security Authority (NSM)
11.00-11.20 The home as a data hub – security challenges and commercial pressures
Geir Birkheim, Safe4
11.20-11.40 Safeguarding Home IoT environments – lessons from the H2020 GHOST project
Marios Anagnostopoulos, NTNU
11.40-12.00 Cyber-hygiene at home – research and awareness tools
John Blythe, UCL/CybSafe, Petras Research Hub
12.00-12.30 Moderated panel debate – challenges and approaches by stakeholders in the Norwegian context
12.30-14.00 Lunch for all conference participants