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Security and the Internet of Things

April 11 @ 11:45 am - 2:00 pm EDT

Co-sponsored by: Nashua IEEE Student Branch

Biographical Sketch: Rick Mitchell has many years of experience working in information technology, as a systems designer and project manager and as an educator. For years he was the president of Programmers Studio, a consulting firm that provided programming and analysis services throughout New England. He worked as a senior project manager at Fidelity Investments and later as a VP of Systems at the Boston Company. He has taught at many colleges and universities: Salem State, Framingham State, Endicott College, Clark University, NHTI and New England College. He is currently the director of Computer Science programs at NEC. Mr. Mitchell holds a Master’s degree from Harvard University.

Abstract:  The Internet of Things (IoT) is defined as a connection of physical and electronic devices that are configured in such a manner that allow them to collect and share information. IoT is an idea – a conceptual potential that promises a new power to mankind – a power to control and master the totality of devices and objects that exist in their world. This presentation will consider the current status of IoT development. It will examine the related hardware and software technologies that are required to support a true IoT environment and also potential security issues related to living in an interconnected society. Finally, the group will discuss potential applications that could be developed in an IoT framework.


11:45 Gather fro pizza

12:00 Presentation

1:00 Informal discussion over pizza

Nashua Community College
505 Amherst St
Nashua, New Hampshire


April 11
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
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