Defense Sector

Cybersecurity: Defense Sector Summit

In Partnership with the State of Michigan’s MEDC!

March 5-6, 2019

Troy Marriott
200 W. Big Beaver Road
Troy, Michigan

Platform cybersecurity… UNCENSORED!

NDIA Michigan is committed to being a conduit of educational and informative dialog between industry, government, and academia specific to Cyber-Physical Security (CPS) of military connected and autonomous systems such as: ground vehicle systems, military drones, heavy trucks, aerospace, robotics and maritime platforms. Register today to join our conversation!


Fireside Chats and TED Talks to Include:

Air Force Cyber Initiatives in Aviation Security

Moderator: Ken McKinney, Cybersecurity Program Manager for Autonomous Systems, Northrop Grumman

Artificial Intelligence: DoD Strategy

Moderator: Scott Lathrop, Director of Secure Autonomy, SoarTech

Dariusz Mikulski, Senior Research Scientist, U.S. Army, TARDEC

USAF representative (invited)

OEM representative (invited)

Heavy Truck Security

Bill Hass, Lear

Autoline with John McElroy -- Implications of an Insecure Trucking Industry

Ryan Brander, Associate V.P., Product and Cybersecurity, GEOTAB

Larry Hilkene, Product Cybersecurity Leaders, Cummins

PACCAR – (invited)

Lightning Round Hot Topic Debates (Small Group Sessions)
  • Product Security Screening Prior to Integration
  • Preparing the Workforce: Degrees versus Certifications
  • Flowing Down Security Requirements: Who will be responsible? OEM vs Supplier
  • Trusting Untrusted Electronics: Can there be a trust between two different industries
  • Pathway to Security: OTA debate


A live demonstration will take place of Eclypses’ MicroToken solution for securing data in motion. A showing of how the MTE packets secure each piece of data as the robot transmits live video feed with “real-time” display, on a receiving screen. The audience will see the transmission of commands being secured by MTE packets as each command is sent from the controller to the robot.

Demonstration to be narrated by Mr. Steven Russo from Eclypses, Inc.




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Thank you to our Sponsors!

Gold Sponsor

AM General Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center

Silver Sponsors

General Dynamics Land Systems

Bronze Sponsors

Oakland University Honeywell Intrepid Control Systems General Dynamics Mission Systems

Lanyard Sponsor