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Automotive Cybersecurity Summit

Chicago, IL | Tue, May 1 - Tue, May 8, 2018
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Automotive Cybersecurity Summit

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Sunday, May 6th
Time Presentation Speaker
7:00-8:00 pm

Bonus Session
Lifting the Sheets on Automotive Embedded Control Systems

Tim Brom, Security Researcher, GRIMM

Monday, May 7th
Time Presentation Speaker
8:30-9:15 am Security, Safety, and Self-Driving Cars

Bjoern Giesler, Head of L4 Autonomous Driving Functions bei ZF Group

9:15-10:00 am

Security Considerations for Connected Autonomous Vehicles

Abe Garza, Research Engineer – Embedded Systems Security Group, Southwest Research Institute
10:00-10:20 am Networking Break
10:20-11:05 am ISO/SAE 21434 WIP -- Overview of work to create first Standard for Automotive Cybersecurity Angela Barber, Senior Advisor, Product Cybersecurity for Mitsubishi Motors R & D of Americas; SAE member of Joint Working Group for ISO/SAE 21434
11:05-11:50 am

Fortifying the Security Assurance Process Using Software Composition Analysis

Jason Gay, Cybersecurity Engineer, Magna Electronics
11:50 am - 12:35 pm Automotive Critical Controls: A Mapping of CIS Critical Controls to Automotive Cybersecurity Dave Bares, Cybersecurity Senior Engineer, Lear Corporation
12:35-1:45 pm Lunch
1:45-2:30 pm

Assuring & Insuring Automotive Cyber Risk

Richard Billyeald, Chief Technical Officer , Thatcham Research UK
2:30-3:15 pm Panel: Zombie Car-pocalypse: Protecting Legacy Connected Vehicles


  • Kevin Baltes, Director & CISO – Product Cybersecurity, General Motors Company
  • Matt Carpenter (@Ma77Carpenter), Principal Researcher, Grimm
  • Urban Jonson, Chief Technology Officer, National Motor Freight Traffic Association, Inc. (NMFTA)
  • Suzanne Lightman, Sr. Advisor, Information Security, Computer Security Division, National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST)

3:15-3:35 pm Networking Break
3:35-4:05 pm

Large-Scale Attack Trees Applied to Connected Transport Systems: Case Studies

Ben Gardiner, Principal Security Engineer, Irdeto
4:05-4:50 pm

Don't Reinvent the Wheel; Re-use It

  • Rob Shein, Manager | Cybersecurity and Privacy, PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC
  • Philip Swarbrick, Director | Cybersecurity and Privacy, PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC
4:50-5:35 pm

Everything You Wanted to Know About Retail but were Afraid to Ask

Lisa Plaggemier, Director, Risk, Culture of Security, and Client Advocacy, CDK Global
5:35-7:00 pm Networking Reception
Tuesday, May 8th
Time Presentation Speaker
8:30-9:15 am

Preparing for the Autonomous/Connected Vehicle Future: Los Angeles Case Study

Michael Lim, Partner, Public Worx; Executive Advisor (former), City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation

9:15-10:00 am

Smart Cities, and What They Mean to Smart Vehicles and Smart Infrastructures

Sid Snitkin, VP Cybersecurity Services, ARC Advisory Group
10:00-10:25 am Networking Break & Vendor Expo
10:25-11:10 am Deploying Uptane Onto Production Infrastructure Allen Cain, Research Analyst, Southwest Research Institute
11:10-11:55 am

Electric Vehicle Charging System Standards and Security

Craig Rodine, Director – Standards, ChargePoint, Inc.
11:55 am - 12:25 pm

Connecting the Community: Auto-ISAC’s Role in the Automotive Industry

Faye Francy, Executive Director, Auto-ISAC
12:30-1:30 pm Lunch
1:30-2:00 pm

I Am, Therefore IR

Matt Mackay, Senior Risk Manager – Product Cybersecurity, General Motors
2:00-2:45 pm Panel: Automotive Cybersecurity Incident Response: Preparing for When, Not If


  • Faye Francy, Executive Director, Automotive-ISAC
  • Suzanne Lightman, Sr. Advisor, Information Security, Computer Security Division, National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST)
  • Matt Mackay, Senior Risk Manager – Product Cybersecurity, General Motors
2:45-3:15 pm Networking Break & Vendor Expo
3:15-4:00 pm

Automotive Cybersecurity, the C-Suite, and You

Emilian Papadopoulos, President, Good Harbor

4:00-4:45 pm

Vehicle Forensics: Infotainment & Telematics Discussion and Demo

Ben Lemere, CEO, Berla Corporation
4:45-5:30 pm


  • Tim Brohm, Security Researcher, GRIMM
  • Mitchell Johnson, Security Researcher, GRIMM