with Dr. Isaac Cohen  

Thursday, August 4 , 2016
Time: 2:00 – 3:00pm
Location: Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
901 N. Stuart Street, Suite 1200
Arlington, VA 22203

Hardware Security Symposium Speaker Series

Microelectronics are key components in our defense systems, and assuring that they are both readily available and secure is critical for US national security. The Hardware Security Symposium Speaker Series brings together leading experts in Trusted microelectronics from academia, government, and Industry, to discuss hardware security threats, and ways to mitigate them.

In this presentation, Dr. Cohen will provide an overview of the use Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) in many products and solutions commercialized by United Technologies, frame the increasing security challenges faced by these CPS and highlight the Cyber Physical Security agenda at United Technologies Research Center. He will present United Technologies technology activities in automatic vulnerability assessment, threat detection, and hardware assurance.

Speaker: Dr. Isaac Cohen, Executive Director, Research Operations, United Technologies Research Center (UTRC)

Isaac Cohen, Ph.D., is Executive Director, Research Operations at United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) where he provides oversight and leadership for UTRC's operational functions, and the international offices in Ireland and China. This includes development of a unique portfolio of research projects in collaboration with European and Asian industry, government and academic partners. In addition he oversees the research activities in Cyber Physical Security at UTRC.

Cohen joined UTRC in June 2010 to lead the Systems Department and UTRC Ireland. Prior to UTRC he was at Honeywell Labs in Minneapolis, where he led a research group focusing on video surveillance, biometrics and cyber security. He was also an active participant in the academic field of computer vision. During that time, he held academic positions at the University of Southern California and the Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique (INRIA), Rocquencourt, France. Cohen is a member of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.

Dr. Cohen will attend in-person. Attendees are welcome to join us at the Potomac Institute. For those unable to attend in person, dial-in information will be sent upon confirmation of your RSVP.

RSVP is required. Please send your name and affiliation to Jennifer Lato.
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