IGF 2020 WS #368 Building trust in Disrupted world - IoT security & safety


Organizer 1: Technical Community, Eastern European Group
Organizer 2: Private Sector, Eastern European Group
Organizer 3: Technical Community, Eastern European Group
Organizer 4: Technical Community, Eastern European Group

Speaker 1: Piotr Ciepiela, Technical Community, Eastern European Group
Speaker 2: Aleksander Poniewierski, Private Sector, Eastern European Group
Speaker 3: Miroslaw Ryba, Technical Community, Eastern European Group
Speaker 4: Kibil Tomasz, Technical Community, Eastern European Group


Birds of a Feather - Auditorium - 60 Min

Policy Question(s)

Question 1 & 2 with some aspects of 5

1. Cybersecurity of Internet of Things: consumer and infrastructure. 2. Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain in the IoT world 3. Digital Safety aspect 4. Privacy and data protection 5. Effective methodologies and good practices 6. Collaboration of the major stakeholders


GOAL 1: No Poverty
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-Being
GOAL 4: Quality Education
GOAL 5: Gender Equality
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
GOAL 10: Reduced Inequalities
GOAL 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
GOAL 17: Partnerships for the Goals


4th Industrial Revolution and the rise of smart connected machines connected through Internet of Things (IoT) devices introduces major disruption to the way we perceive and manage security. IoT as a vital element of our lives as well as nations’ critical infrastructures and requires security consideration from both risk reduction as well as regulatory compliance perspective. The session will provide view points on the nature of IoT ecosystems, it’s related cyber security threats as well as proofed management frameworks to build strong and resilient environment The session will provide the following discussion points: 1. How IoT impacts our lives especially in new smart connected world. 2. What are the major threats (obvious and not obvious ones)? Cybersecurity but also digital Safety examples. 3. How can we use current methodologies and frameworks to safeguard IoT ecosystems? Two perspectives: users of digital technologies and resilience of the infrastructure. 4. Practical examples of regulations and good practices 5. Approach to proper governance and operating model for effective collaboration to safeguard IoT ecosystems.

Expected Outcomes

1. Standards and policies discussion / creation 2. Publications 3. Internet security awareness initiatives 4. Working groups on the topic essentials

Interactive, digital surveys during session, direct questions and answers

Relevance to Internet Governance: The presentation will mostly around IoT related issues which are of the same importance and relevance to Governments, private sector and civil society. Protection of the internet is the pivotal aspect of this topic. Given examples will be touching standards and operating models that can be adopted by countries but also companies and end users. Main purpose of the presentation will be to give guidelines how we can use standards, new technologies and cooperate more effectively to protect the Internet.

Relevance to Theme: Full and direct relevance to the Trust Thematic track. Topic related to security, resilience of the infrastructure, systems and devices, safety and security of people. IoT and emerging technologies are enabling common usage of the Internet and digital environment.

Online Participation


Usage of IGF Official Tool.