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

Kristie Pfosi Kristie Pfosi – Senior Manager, Automotive Cyber Security, Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America

Kristie Pfosi is a respected policy maker and program manager with deep technology expertise. Her broad experiences have provided her with a uniquely deep understanding of automotive landscape, technologies and trends. Kristie has been a champion for cybersecurity and program management best practices for more than a decade as a technical intelligence officer at the CIA and as an OEM employee, most notably helping FCA shore up their cybersecurity practice after one of their vehicles was infamously hacked.

Kristie’s wide-ranging background spans automotive interiors to internal combustion engine technology to product cyber security protections, and the associated regulations and policies for safety, emissions, cyber, privacy and right to repair compliance. She has experience in all phases of the product development lifecycle – from advanced R&D, through product development and launch, to post-production operations and aftermarket service.

Today Kristie is responsible for creating and implementing processes and methodologies for global incident responses, vulnerability management, and risk assessments at Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America. Her work also involves developing and integrating cybersecurity protection into advanced vehicle electronics with a focus on defense-in-depth and next-generation security.

Kristie holds bachelor degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering from General Motors Institute (Kettering University). She has passion for building the next generation of professionals, and sits on the advisory board for Kettering University’s cyber security department and Washtenaw Community College’s automotive cyber certification.