Alan Grau is VP of IoT, Embedded Solutions at Sectigo, the world’s largest commercial Certificate Authority and provider of purpose-built, automated PKI solutions. Alan has 25 years of experience in telecommunications and the embedded software marketplace and joined Sectigo in May 2019 as part of the company’s acquisition of Icon Labs, a leading provider of security software for IoT and embedded devices, where he was co-founder and CTO . He is a frequent industry speaker and blogger and holds multiple patents related to telecommunication and security. Prior to founding Icon Labs, Alan worked for AT&T Bell Labs and Motorola. He has an MS in computer science from Northwestern University.
Exponential growth of connected devices and machines in the modern enterprise can expose cybersecurity vulnerabilities within machine-to-machine communications and it is essential that machine identity is properly authenticated and managed.