Hardware, Software & the Internet of Things
June 23–25, 2015 • San Francisco, CA
Elissa Shevinsky

Elissa Shevinsky
CEO, Jekudo Privacy Company

Website | @ElissaBeth

Elissa Shevinsky is a security researcher, and CEO of Jekudo Privacy Company.
Jekudo is building secure group collaboration tools. Shevinsky has spoken about security
and privacy at events like DefCon, Shmoocon, and SXSW. Elissa is also
editor of the upcoming anthology “Lean Out” published by OR Books.

Elissa has been building successful startups since she joined Geekcorps
as an R&D intern in 2000. She learned how to build software at Everyday
Health (filed for IPO in 2010) in 2003. In 2008 she started her first company.


4:35pm–5:15pm Thursday, 06/25/2015
Location: Generals Residence
Elissa Shevinsky (Jekudo Privacy Company)
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How do we build connected devices in a secure way? We'll start with an overview of potential hacks that impact the connected home, covering both the whimsical (pranking a neighbor so his printer informs him that it has achieved sentience), and the serious (compromising the core functionalities of a connected car). We'll conclude with best practices for baking security into connected devices. Read more.