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Thursday, July 14 • 11:50 - 12:30
Bad Code, Bad Cars - Shane Coughlan, Insignary

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Recent security breaches of the Chevy Impala, Toyota Prius, Ford Escape and Jeep Cherokee have underlined an industry-wide challenge regarding software vulnerabilities in automotive technology. Open Source, increasingly adopted for vehicles, has the potential to deliver faster development and better security than traditional proprietary software. However, turning the potential of Open Source into reality can be challenging, and recent research shows an average of more than 22 Open Source component vulnerabilities in every application. This talk will explore how we can address Open Source security in practical, effective ways for mission-critical devices like cars.

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Shane Coughlan

VP, Global Business Development, Insignary
Shane Coughlan is an expert in communication, security and business development. He is well known for building bridges between commercial and non-commercial stakeholders in the technology sector. His professional accomplishments include establishing a legal department for the primary NGO promoting Free Software in Europe, building a professional network of over 270 legal counsel and technical experts across 4 continents, and launching the first... Read More →

Thursday July 14, 2016 11:50 - 12:30

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