About this course

Course type Performance Plus
Course code QAUTIOT
Duration 1 Day

The rise of objects that connect to each other and to the Internet - from cars to pacemakers to toothbrushes -- is unleashing a wave of new possibilities for data gathering, predictive analytics, IT automation and more so for cyber-attacks and criminal activities. There are still many corporate organisations that are yet to engage and understand what the Internet of Things (IoT) means for their environment. More so, the drive to higher profit margins is causing security issues to be ignored.

A very good understanding of the Internet of Things concept would be the best starting point for businesses. This is what this seminar is all about. This seminar will explore in great depth the anatomy of the Internet of Things and all of its components whilst focussing on security.

Target Audience:

This seminar is suitable for anyone who would like to learn about the Internet of Things and its components. The seminar will be delivered to benefit different levels of stakeholders. Manager will be given the opportunity to reflect of business impacts whilst technical staff will appreciate how the IoT impacts their environments.

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Define the Internet of Things
  • Describe the future infrastructure and analyse their impacts on the IoT
  • Analyse the transport network: bringing all the IoT components together
  • Discuss security issues and challenges
  • Discuss the current efforts of standardisation of the IoT.


Part 1: The anatomy of the Internet of Things (IoT)

  • What is the IoT
  • Enabling Technologies and Barriers
  • Evolution of the IoT

Part 2: Future infrastructure and the IoT

  • Data centre cloud
  • IP/MPLS core (Multiprotocol Label Switching)
  • Smart things network (Field Area Network)
  • Distributed data management and content distribution

Part 3: Intelligent Transport

  • End points
  • Infrastructure
  • Operations
  • Connected vehicle (sensors and evolution)
  • Traditional ECU technology
  • Future vehicle network

Part 4: Security and Trust Models

  • Governance issues
  • Security concerns and challenges
  • Threat vectors and vulnerabilities
  • Safety vs Security

Part 5: IoT standardisation

  • Current Standardization Efforts
  • Standardisation Issues
  • Participating standards bodies

Part 6: What's in a smart city?

Further training

There are additional training modules that can be attended following attendance of this seminar, for more details of these please contact the QA team.

Performance Plus

1 Day


This course is authored by QA

Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom / Attend from Anywhere

Receive classroom training at one of our nationwide training centres, or attend remotely via web access from anywhere.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 01753 898320 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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