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Electronic Specifier to host round-table on security at electronica 2014

16th October 2014
Nat Bowers

Electronic Specifier will be hosting an Industry Round-Table at electronica 2014, Messe Munich, Germany, 11th to 14th November. Organised by Electronic Specifier at the invitation of the organisers, the Round-Table will take place on Wednesday 12th in the electronica Forum Area in Hall A3. There will be two 90-minute sessions taking place between 10:00 and 13:00, comprising six industry experts in each session.

The Round-Table offers a chance to question the very people responsible for shaping security solutions from the world’s leading semiconductor and embedded software companies; a unique opportunity for any engineer attending electronica 2014.

Philip Ling, Editor of Electronic Specifier Design and moderator for the Round-Table, said: “Security is at the forefront of everything going on in the electronics industry today; the IoT, Industry 4.0, ADAS and Consumer, it all increasingly hinges on secure access, data gathering, storage and exchange. Issues such as Shellshock highlight just how important it is for OEMs to understand and implement secure solutions at every level.”

Each session will address topics such as the relationship between Security and Safety, Protecting Gateways, Hardware-Based Security, Securing Open Standards, Privacy by Design, Protecting the Edge, Physical Attacks, Data Security Vs Device Security, Trustable Platforms, Security Enabling Services, Security in Resource-Constrained Devices, and Software-Based Security.

The full list of participants includes:

Session One: 10:00 - 11:30

  • Roger May, System Architect, Industrial, Altera;
  • Will Keegan, Product Manager, LynxSecure Separation Kernel, Lynx Software Technologies;
  • Jürgen Spänkuch, Head of Business Line Platform Security, Infineon Technologies;
  • Peter Claydon, CEO, Continuum Bridge;
  • Marco Wolf, Head of Engineering Europe, ESCRYPT - Embedded Security;
  • Norbert Asche, General Manager of Security Microcontrollers, Texas Instruments.

Session Two: 11:30 - 13:00

  • David Beal, Senior Product Manager, Xilinx;
  • Frank van den Berg, Technical Director, EMEA, Green Hills Software;
  • Christophe Tremlet, Security Segment Manager, Maxim Integrated;
  • Michele Scarlatella, Central Marketing Director, Secure MCU Division, STMicroelectronics;
  • Alan Grau, President, Icon Labs;
  • Dirk Akemann, Partnership Marketing Manager, SEGGER.

If you are visiting electronica 2014 and would like to attend the Security Forum, please ensure you arrive at the Forum Area in Hall A3 before the start of session; there is no need to register but places will be limited.

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