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Security in the Age of the Internet of Things

Security is a critical part of the Internet of Things. New risks and threats are emerging every day while the cost of a breach has never been greater. However, many organizations do not understand the business value of good security. Come learn about the risks and complexity of security for the Internet of Things and what we can do to make it better.

Speaker

Robert Herbig

Robert Herbig

Lead Software Engineer, SEP, Inc.

Build an Alexa skill with .NET Core and AWS Lambda

AI is expanding into our daily lives. Devices and agents like Siri, Cortana, Amazon Alexa, and Google Home are gaining huge traction in homes and phones around the globe. What better way to embrace our AI overlords than to build your own Alexa skill?

Learn how to use open-source tools and .NET Core to build and deploy a custom Alexa skill. The project will utilize AWS Lambda for friction-free deployment and scaling. A live demo will be included!

Speaker

Nate Barbettini

Nate Barbettini

Developer Advocate, Okta

Building for Alexa with Web API

Amazon Echo, Amazon Tap and Echo Dot have brought voice interfaces to life for the home. We will discuss ways to integrate your existing software or database into an Alexa Skill, allowing for voice-activated, meaningful interaction with a user. Using this SAAS approach, with Web API hosted on Azure can make this process easy for rapid prototyping. We will build and deploy a skill that you can use immediately with your Alexa enabled device, and discuss the challenges of the publishing journey to get in Alexa's Skill Store.

Speaker

Heather Downing

Heather Downing

Senior Software Engineer, VML