State Of Automotive Cyber Safety

Presented at BSidesLV 2016, Aug. 2, 2016, 4 p.m. (60 minutes)

It's been two years since I Am The Cavalry launched the 5-Star Automotive Cyber Safety Framework. The Auto-ISAC launched, there's a new Automotive Security Review Board, DEF CON hosts a car hacking village, and automakers are flocking to security conferences. What's really changed in Automotive Cyber Safety and what's just window dressing? What have been the lasting effects of car hacking on the automakers and the minds of the public? Most importantly, what's needed, what's next, and how can security researchers continue to be a part of the solution?  There will be guest speakers filling in details of their progress, and what's next.


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  • Joshua Corman - Founder - I am The Cavalry
    Joshua Corman is a Founder of I am The Cavalry (dot org) and Director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative for the Atlantic Council. Corman previously served as CTO for Sonatype, Director of Security Intelligence for Akamai, and in senior research & strategy roles for The 451 Group and IBM Internet Security Systems. He co-founded @RuggedSoftware and @IamTheCavalry to encourage new security approaches in response to the world's increasing dependence on digital infrastructure. Josh's unique approach to security in the context of human factors, adversary motivations and social impact has helped position him as one of the most trusted names in security. He also serves as adjunct faculty for Carnegie Mellon's Heinz College and on the 2016 HHS Cybersecurity Task Force.