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2nd Annual Billington Automotive Cybersecurity Summit

Tuesday

Jul 18, 2017 – 7:30 AM

151 Martin Street
Birmingham, MI 48009 Map

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2nd Annual Billington Automotive Cybersecurity Summit July 18, 2017   The Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan ===================================================================================== The 2017 Billington Automotive Cybersecurity summit will build on the 2016 inaugural summit that brought a who's who of speakers like the CEO of GM and the Secretary of Transportation, prestigious media coverage from The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and some 500 attendees. NOTE: Attendees must be citizens of U.S. or allied nations to attend this event. Here's what attendees said about the 2016 summit: “The Billington Automotive CyberSecurity Summit was truly the most useful cyber event I have ever attended.” — KRISTIN JUDGE, DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL PROJECTS, NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY ALLIANCE “If the 500-strong crowd at the Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit here today is any indication, cybersecurity now has the automobile industry’s undivided attention.” — BRADFORD WERNLE, AUTOMOTIVE NEWS Ensuring connected and autonomous cars are safe from cyber attack is the linchpin for consumer acceptance of this tranformative technology.  In his keynote at the 2016 Billington Automotive Cyberesecurity Summit, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, warned connected and autonomous vehicles will succeed only if cybersecurity best practices are adopted by all 18 world automakers. Automotive cybersecurity is complex. Sen. Gary Peters, D.-MI, told the Billington Summit that when it comes to cybersecurity, “Failure is not an option. The auto industry is going to have the highest bar of anybody in cyber.” To achieve that cyber safety standard, the industry will have to collaborate not only with other OEMS, but with suppliers, the research community and more. That's why the 2nd Annual Summit will include the entire ecosystem of automotive cybersecurity: OEMs Automotive suppliers Service providers Regulators Disruptors Dealers Defense Department International players, and much more!

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