Argus Takes Center Stage at Two Major Automotive Cyber Security Events in Detroit

Mar 21, 2016, 09:00 ET from Argus Cyber Security Ltd.

DETROIT, March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Following the FBI-DoT-NHTSA March 17 public service announcement (PSA), Argus Cyber Security Ltd., the automotive cyber security pioneer, will participate in three panels at two major automotive cyber security events - the 3rd Annual Automotive Cyber Security Summit and the TU Automotive Cyber Security conference.  

LaVern Sula, Argus' President of North America, and former Global Engineering Director, Vehicle Cyber-Security at General Motors, will participate on the Automotive Cyber Security Summit Keynote Panel titled "The Next Steps for OEM and Tier 1 Companies in Standardizing Cybersecurity Mitigation." Sula will share her knowledge on improving collaboration between the automotive industry, security vendors and regulators.

Yoni Heilbronn, Argus' VP Marketing, will participate on the panel titled, "Security and Next Gen Automotive Technology" at TU Automotive Cyber Security. Heilbronn will discuss current trends and future challenges faced by automakers as they advance car connectivity and autonomous driving. Also at TU Automotive Cyber Security, the company's Lead Researcher, Ofer Kapota, will share his views on the Roundtable titled "Real Life Telematics Attacks and Vulnerabilities." Kapota will offer insights from research conducted by Argus on telematics and infotainment systems.

At Argus, former senior executives from the automotive industry have joined together with experts in cyber security to play an ever-increasing role in ensuring that motorists enjoy the limitless benefits of car connectivity without having to worry about their physical and virtual safety.

"The US Government public service announcement citing the vulnerability of cars to remote cyber-attacks underpins the extent of the risk and the need to address it accordingly," said Ofer Ben-Noon, Argus CEO and co-founder. "Argus' participation on multiple panels is a testament to our commitment to partnering with the automotive industry in addressing this critical topic."

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About Argus 

Argus is the global automotive cyber security leader, dedicated to partnering with car manufacturers, their Tier 1 suppliers and aftermarket connectivity providers to protect connected cars and commercial vehicles from car-hacking. Founded in 2013, the Argus team has decades of experience in both cyber security and the automotive industry. Argus solutions combine innovative security methods and proven computer networking know-how with deep understanding of automotive best practices. Argus' is headquartered in Tel-Aviv, Israel, with offices in Michigan, the Silicon Valley, Stuttgart and Tokyo. Visit https://argus-sec.com to learn more.

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