CHEVY CHASE, Md., July 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cybersecurity safeguards are imperative as cars become more connected and as autonomous vehicles are increasingly viewed as the future.
Over twenty cybersecurity thought leaders will detail best practices in automotive cybersecurity and explore cybersecurity solutions at the summit, which is produced by BIllington CyberSecurity, an independent leader in cybersecurity events and forums. Featuring the CEO of the nation's largest auto manufacturer and the nation's top transportation official, high-level leaders from government and industry will speak at the Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit, July 22, Detroit.
As the automotive sector takes steps to bolster cybersecurity in connected and autonomous cars, questions remain about the direction the federal government will take in regard to regulations, guidelines, voluntary industry standards and best practices for automotive cybersecurity.
Key Insights from Distinguished Keynotes:
- The Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary, US Transportation Department
- Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Company
- Phebe Novakovic, Chairman and CEO, General Dynamics
- David Johnson, Associate Executive Assistant Director, Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch, Federal Bureau of Investigation
- John Carlin, Assistant Attorney General for National Security, Department of Justice
This information-rich day will answer questions and brings together the important stakeholders in the dynamic world of connected cars and autonomous vehicles. See agenda here.
"Cars today have more lines of code than a F-35 fighter jet. With the increasing complexity of connected cars and the advent of autonomous vehicles, developing cybersecurity best practices is vitally important and why this summit comes at a crucial time," said Thomas K. Billington, Chairman and Founder of Billington CyberSecurity, which also produces the leading Fall summit on cybersecurity in the Nation's Capital.
Top-ranked officials from NHTSA, Department of Justice, FTC and the FBI offer their perspective on steps needed to ensure cybersecurity in connected cars and autonomous vehicles.
Top cybersecurity professionals from three of the world's leading automakers as well as the leader of the newly formed Auto-ISAC discuss best practices, overcoming obstacles to information sharing, and a new path forward.
Plus, the candid views of government and industry insiders on:
- Autonomous vehicle cybersecurity
- New paradigms in information sharing
- Ensuring privacy while enhancing cybersecurity
- The impact of ride sharing on cybersecurity
- What roles will DOT, NHTSA and the FTC play?
- Securing the vehicle supply chain and much more in this rapidly changing landscape
- Coordinated vulnerability disclosures and vulnerability testing
Marty Edwards, Assistant Deputy Director, National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) & Director, Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT), Department of Homeland Security
Terrell McSweeny, Commissioner, U. S. Federal Trade Commission
Senator Gary Peters, D-Michigan
Dr. Mark Rosekind, Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Jonathan Allen, Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton and Acting Executive Director, Auto-ISAC
Adm. (Ret.) Thad Allen, Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton
Bently Au. Chief Information Security Officer, Enterprise Information Security Program, Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
Steven Center, Vice President, Environmental Business Development; Vice President, Product Regulatory Office; American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
Logan Green, CEO and Co-Founder, Lyft
Phillip Harvey, Technical Director, Cybersecurity and Special Missions, Intelligence, Information and Systems, Raytheon Company
Daniel Lohrmann, Chief Security Officer (CSO) and Chief Strategist for Security Mentor, Inc.
Jeffrey Massimilla, Chief Product Cybersecurity Officer, Vehicle & Vehicle Services Cybersecurity, General Motors Company
Marten Mickos, CEO, HackerOne, Inc.
Prof. Raj Rajkumar, George Westinghouse Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
Mark Reuss, Executive Vice President, Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain, General Motors Company
Jason Stein, Vice President, Publisher and Editor, Automotive News
Joe White, Transportation Editor, Thomson Reuters
Find out more about the Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit here.
Billington CyberSecurity, founded in 2010, is an independent media company that produces high-level executive conferences and seminars about cybersecurity. Upcoming events include the 7th Annual Billington CyberSecurity Summit.
At the July 22 summit, the Premier Sponsor is General Motors Company, the Platinum sponsor is Symantec and the Exclusive Diamond Sponsor is Booz Allen Hamilton. Gold sponsor is AIAG. The Exhibitor is P3. Association sponsors are the Auto Alliance, AutoHarvest, Global Automakers, Intelligent Car Coalition, ISSA Michigan, InfraGard Michigan, Original Equipment Suppliers Association and NAIAS.
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