IoT Security Connection Contributor Q&A

IoT Security Connection is a content portal featuring relevant news, resources, expert commentary and thought leadership on the security and privacy of the Internet of Things (IoT) for technology and service providers, IT and security experts, integrators, consultants and IoT enthusiasts.

We accept content from both Smart Card Alliance members and non-member companies. If you are looking to share insights, resources, thought leadership and other materials on IoT security and privacy, please review the Q&A below and submit your story idea or draft to Adrian Riley at  We look forward to reading your submission!

Should I pitch my idea before writing/submitting the post?
You can pitch an idea in advance to be sure we haven’t already covered your idea, or you can submit a draft to be considered.

How long should my post be?
Approximately 500-800 words.

Will you edit my post?
We will edit for grammar, content and clarity, but the post will remain in your voice. We will also remove any promotional content.

Should I write a headline?
Yes, you can suggest a headline, but we may tweak it for search engine optimization (SEO) or style.

Can I submit content that has been published elsewhere, or reuse this content once it has been published?
For SEO purposes, we ask that the content you submit be original. A modified version or excerpt of a white paper or existing article is acceptable if it is not an exact duplicate.

How will my article be attributed?
We will attribute the article you, with your title and company listed. We will also include your short bio at the end of the article.

Anything else to keep in mind?
Content should not be promotional, and should focus on news or thought leadership.

How do I submit content or pitch an idea?
Submit your idea or article and any supporting materials to Adrian Riley ( with the following information:

  • Name
  • Company
  • Title
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Short bio (100-word max)
  • Current Smart Card Alliance member?