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Electronic Specifier will be hosting an industry round-table at electronica 2014, the 26th International Trade Fair for Electronic Components, Systems and Applications (Messe Munich, Germany, November 11th to 14th).

Set up at the invitation of the show’s 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 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.

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 AG

Peter Claydon, CEO, Continuum Bridge

Marco Wolf, Head of Engineering Europe, ESCRYPT GmbH – 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.