Microsemi To Present At Third Annual Automotive Cyber Security Summit

Session Takes Place at 1:30 p.m. on March 23 at The Baronette Renaissance Detroit-Novi Hotel

March 17, 2016

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WHAT:  Microsemi Corporation, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, will be presenting at the Third Annual Automotive Cyber Security Summit on March 23, 2016 at The Baronette Renaissance Detroit-Novi Hotel. Brian M. Sutton, embedded systems engineering lead at Microsemi, will share his expertise in a presentation titled, “Connected Car Security: How Much is Enough?” which will educate attendees on making informed, systematic, risk-based security decisions to safeguard connected vehicles as today’s automotive industry faces a barrage of newfound electronic system vulnerabilities. Sutton will explore best practices for preventing remote infiltration, attempting to handle successful system intrusion, and mitigating malicious messaging on vehicle busses such as controller area networks (CANs).

WHY: The CAN bus is one of the connected car’s greatest vulnerabilities, as any connection to the CAN bus can be hacked, which is particularly concerning for those deploying wireless electronic control units (ECUs). According to market research firm Infonetics/IHS, more than 82.5 million cars connected to the Internet will be sold by 2022, which each vehicle requiring high levels of cybersecurity protection to thwart today’s growing threats.

In response to these rapidly evolving cybersecurity threats, Microsemi recently formed a Security Center of Excellence (SCoE), which includes a dedicated team of automotive security experts including cryptography, hardware and software engineers. The SCoE proactively addresses the most critical security issues across multiple vertical markets to provide additional value for its customers, taking a leadership role to create a safer, more secure world. Microsemi’s comprehensive product portfolio coupled with its security team’s capabilities in system analysis, threat vulnerability identification and analysis, can create highly tailored solutions for customers seeking the highest levels of protection from vulnerabilities.

WHERE: Sutton’s presentation will take place in the general session hall, in the Salon room. The Annual Automotive Cyber Security Summit is being held atThe Baronette Renaissance Detroit-Novi Hotel, located at 27790 Novi Road in Novi, Michigan.

WHEN:  “Connected Car Security: How Much is Enough?” will be presented on Wednesday, March 23 from 1:30-2:15 p.m. local time.

WHO:    The Automotive Cyber Security Summit enables security experts from leading OEMs and Tier 1 companies to share the latest information on ensuring the technology throughout cars are safe and secure. For more information, visit http://www.automotivecybersecurity.com/.

About Microsemi

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for communications, defense & security, aerospace and industrial markets. Products include high-performance and radiation-hardened analog mixed-signal integrated circuits, FPGAs, SoCs and ASICs; power management products; timing and synchronization devices and precise time solutions, setting the world’s standard for time; voice processing devices; RF solutions; discrete components; enterprise storage and communication solutions, security technologies and scalable anti-tamper products; Ethernet solutions; Power-over-Ethernet ICs and midspans; as well as custom design capabilities and services. Microsemi is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., and has approximately 4,800 employees globally. Learn more at www.microsemi.com.


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