London, UK (PRWEB) April 02, 2016
Senator Peters and Mr. Johnson participated on a panel addressing the key questions surrounding legislating cybersecurity for automotive, which also includes Chan Lieu and David Strickland of Venable. They discussed what form regulations would take, gave insight into current legislation and identified where the government can guide the industry.
Annie Reddaway, head of cybersecurity research at TU-Automotive, stated: “It is very encouraging that both the Senate and NHTSA are choosing to engage with the industry on this issue to come up with the best way to regulate cybersecurity in automotive. It was great to hear their thoughts and the government’s plans.”
The panel took place on the first day of the conference, March 29. The full panel outline is:
Taking the Legislative Temperature
The US government is looking to take an active role. Take a look at what form standards and regulations could take, and how congress and regulators can improve vehicle cybersecurity.
- Do we actually need legislation? Weigh up the pros and cons, which on one hand set boundaries and provide certainty, while on the other could move too slowly to stay relevant
- Determine what form regulations will take in comparison to current, performance-based, requirements. How will regulators adapt to this new environment?
- Why wait? Assess what can be done now to build better defenses, including developing best practices, in an industry-led effort to stay one step ahead
Senator Gary Peters, U.S. Senator for Michigan, U.S. Senate
Tim Johnson, Director, Crash Avoidance and Electronic Controls Research, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
David Strickland, Partner, Venable LLP
Chan Lieu, Senior Legislative Advisor, Venable LLP
About TU-Automotive Cybersecurity USA
Bringing top level speakers from the likes of General Motors, The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, IOActive, the DOT, and Volkswagen, TU-Automotive Cybersecurity USA is the go-to event for the growing automotive cybersecurity community and those looking to stay ahead in this space.
See the full agenda and speaker line-up here: http://www.tu-auto.com/cyber-security
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