Security Mentor Executive to Present at Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit

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Chief Strategist and Chief Security Officer Dan Lohrmann Will Moderate a Panel Focusing on Securing Automobiles through Vulnerability Testing and Coordinated Disclosure Programs

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We are excited to participate at the Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit which brings together leading stakeholders in the world of connected cars and autonomous vehicles in a one-day event that includes a diverse list of topics and speakers

Security Mentor, a pioneer of innovative security awareness training that drives real behavior change, today announced that Chief Strategist and Chief Security Officer Dan Lohrmann will be speaking at the inaugural Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit, which will be held on July 22, 2016, at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan.

At the event, Lohrmann will moderate a panel discussion titled Securing the Car Through Vulnerability Testing and Coordinated Disclosure Programs which takes place at 11:10 a.m. (ET). Featured panelists for this session include:

  • Marten Mickos, President and CEO, HackerOne
  • Casey Ellis, Founder and CEO, Bugcrowd
  • Titus Melnyk, Senior Manager – Security Architecture, FCA US LLC

“Whenever people discuss smart cities, revolutionizing transportation or the wider Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity, the topic of autonomous, or self-driving vehicles, seems to rise to the top of the conversation,” said Dan Lohrmann, Chief Strategist and Chief Security Officer, Security Mentor. “This is certainly an area where we all can relate to the opportunities and challenges at stake, since most of us drive cars and use public transportation.”

As the automotive sector takes steps to strengthen 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. The Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit brings together the important stakeholders in the dynamic world of connected cars and autonomous vehicles and will include CEOs in the auto industry as well as top government and technology leaders from around the world in a one-day event that includes a diverse list of topics and speakers.

“I’m exhilarated that events such as this new cybersecurity summit will address specific areas of anxiety and am excited to be participating in this prestigious event which brings cybersecurity to the forefront of this vital topic,” continued Lohrmann. “This event may very well become a model for other sector-specific cybersecurity summits around the world. Whether the topic is banking, healthcare, public utilities or other critical infrastructure sectors, there is a pressing dialog that is needed concerning the right balance of functionality, business innovation and cyber protections to move forward.”

Security Mentor is a Diamond Sponsor of the Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit. The company enables real, immediate behavior change by combining engaging, highly interactive training that employees love to take, with content-rich lessons that convey critical security information. For more information on Security Mentor, visit the company’s website, follow the company on Twitter at @SecurityMentor and on LinkedIn.

Founded in 2010, Billington CyberSecurity is an independent media company that produces high-level executive conferences and seminars about cybersecurity. Their mission is to bring together thought leaders from all sectors to examine the state of cybersecurity and highlight ways to strengthen the international cyber defenses within government and the private sector. For more information, please visit http://www.billingtoncybersecurity.com/.

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Security Mentor’s groundbreaking and award-winning security awareness training elevates security and compliance by transforming your workforce into security savvy employees. With only 10 minutes/month, our interactive, highly engaging lessons teach critical security skills in an easy-to-understand, fun format that drives real behavior change. The result: an engaged staff that values security. Security Mentor’s training is available as a cloud-based service from Security Mentor with username/password authentication or Federated Single Sign-on (SSO), or as SCORM 1.2 compliant modules for use on an organization’s own Learning Management System (LMS). Incorporated in 2008, Security Mentor has customers ranging from Fortune 500 enterprises to local and state governments. To learn more, view our two-minute introductory video or request a demo at http://www.securitymentor.com.

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