From baby monitors to printers to tablets and automobiles, home branch offices are loaded with smart devices that share two common traits: They are internet connected, and they are hackable.
Join this expert panel for a discussion about understanding and remediating the risks from connected devices,...
Vice President of Western and LATAM Sales, Entrust
Brad Beutlich, Vice President of Western and LATAM Sales at Entrust, is an information security professional who has worked with numerous US based companies over the past 20 years, providing security solutions ranging from end-point, to data security. The last 13 years he has worked for nCipher Security providing security solutions that protect customer data, financial transactions and IoT device manufacturing. Brad holds a BS in Electrical Engineering Technology from Bradley University, and is an award-winning writer and speaker on numerous security topics. His passion as a historian is on brass-era (pre 1913) automobiles, of which he owns a 120-year-old car that runs on steam. As an avid skier, he hits the slopes on the weekends when possible. Brad resides with his wife and three children in Southern California.
He began his professional career as an Electrical Control Engineer designing automated and integrated systems, robotic solutions, and optical rotary encoders (Visible Light Communication enabled sensors). Over the past 20 years, he has worked as adjunct professor, technical and research lead, program director, business development manager, chief product officer, chief technology officer, chief executive officer and technology, innovative, IIoT and digital/smart factory transformation consultant at multi-national corporations including Dupont/DJ chemical, Delphi/Aptiv Automotive, Ford/Comau Robotics, Homag/Dü, Haworth, SteelCase, Boeing, Stryker; as well as for US Government agencies including the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC), and the US Census Bureau.
As an entrepreneur he has founded/co-founded 7 different businesses and organizations and served as a top executive and board member. He now serves as the Chief Technology Officer of AASA, where he also co-founded the technology spinoff, 01LightCom. His recent focus includes the COVID-19 impact on the industry, manufacturing and IoT/IIoT, and co-founding Touchless Technology LLC. serving as Chief Executive Officer, with the objective of developing a smart wrist band that can help and provide social distancing and track and tracing in workspace and manufacturing and also prevents workforce from touching their faces; the prototype of this product is finalized and is under final tests.
Currently, he also serves as Chair of Smart factory and Steering Committee member of Industrial Internet Consortium.