Systems Security

Cyber-Physical Systems Security Summit 2020

In Partnership with the State of Michigan’s MEDC!

March 10-11, 2020

Troy Marriott
200 W. Big Beaver Road
Troy, Michigan

Karl Heimer Karl Heimer is the owner of Heimer & Associates, Inc. He is currently Senior Technical Advisor for Cybersecurity to Michigan’s MEDC Auto Office and the Michigan Defense Center; he sits on the DHS Government Vehicle Fleet Managers’ Cybersecurity Steering Committee, the Advisory Board of Walsh College’s automotive cybersecurity program, Advisory Board Member of the SAE Journal of Transportation Cybersecurity and Privacy, and serves on the board of several start-up companies. He is a chapter author for Cybersecurity for Commercial Vehicles (ISBN: 978-0-7680-9257-8). Karl founded the SAE CyberAuto Challenge and is a co-founder (with Dr. Jeremy Daily, University of Tulsa) of the CyberTruck Challenge – both sharing the goal of developing transportation cybersecurity skills in the next generation workforce and helping to forge mentor-protégé relationships between these students and industry experts.

Karl’s experience includes Sr. Research Director for Cybersecurity at Battelle where he started a commercial vehicle cybersecurity practice while simultaneously managing the global enterprise’s response to a critical incident. Within the Department of Defense community as both contractor and uniformed service member, he ran projects ranging from developing provably secure mobile communications platforms, creating secure architectures, managing special tool development activities, being a red team member, and managing cyber-forensics.