Press Release: Guardknox To Host Panel Discussion On The Future Of Automotive Cybersecurity At Cyber Week In Washington D.C. October 18

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Automotive cybersecurity firm to welcome industry experts for in-depth discussion on securing the vehicles of the future

Ramla, Israel, October 5, 2017 — GuardKnox Cyber Technologies, a comprehensive security hardware solutions company, will host a panel discussion on protecting autonomous vehicles from cyber attacks at the annual Cyber Week event, taking place October 16 – 20 in Washington D.C.

The discussion, titled “The Future of Automotive Cybersecurity,” will take place on Wednesday, October 18 at 1:30 p.m. EST at the American Institute of Architects, located at 1735 New York Ave. NW in Washington D.C. Panelists scheduled to attend include:

  • Moshe Shlisel, CEO, GuardKnox Cyber Technologies
  • Dr. Douglas Maughan, Director, Cyber Security Division, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Jackie Glassman, Partner, King and Spalding
  • Ari Schwartz, Managing Director of Cybersecurity Services and Policy, Venable
  • Lauren Smith, Policy Counsel, Future Privacy Forum
  • Senator Edward Markey (D), Massachusetts

The meeting is open to the media and the panelists will be available for interviews.

Cyber Week is a weeklong festival focused on bringing together cybersecurity experts, decision-makers and leaders from the government and tech communities. DC Cyber Week is a series of events powered by the tech community and complemented by core conferences, parties and projects created by the festival organizer, CyberScoop. The Week’s focus is to make an impact on the greater good of the connected world.


GuardKnox is an Israel-based automotive cyber security company comprised of
industry experts whose background includes the development of highly secure
defense systems for the Iron Dome, Arrow III Missile Defense Systems, F351
and F161 fighter jets for the Israeli Air Force. GuardKnox provides a variety of
automotive cyber security solutions to ensure both the security and safety of the


“This is a critical juncture in automotive history, as technology in vehicles
continues to evolve at an accelerated pace,” said Moshe Shlisel, CEO,
GuardKnox Cyber Technologies. “This technology will provide the opportunity to
create safer roads but at the same time create challenges that must be
addressed, such as protection from cyber attacks. This will be the focus of the
panel discussion on October 18 with these industry experts.”


Space is limited. Please RSVP to Jillian Goldberg at GuardKnox.


About GuardKnox

GuardKnox offers automotive manufacturers comprehensive cyber security
hardware solutions, which fit the automotive value chain and alleviates the
difficulties of integrating a software solution. It is a proven technology geared
specifically for the automotive eco-system. Our unique Lockdown Methodology,
developed by the GuardKnox team, has been successfully deployed for use in
Israel’s Iron Dome and Arrow III missile defense systems, as well as the Israeli F35
fighter jet. GuardKnox is ISO 15408 and 26262 Certified.
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