Catherine Muir

Of Counsel
Baker McKenzie
Catherine Muir is a senior lawyer in the global cybersecurity practice of Baker Mckenzie, with 77 offices in 47 countries. Ms. Muir practices in the areas of cybersecurity, internal investigations, security incident preparedness and response, information governance, and e-discovery. Ms. Muir has handled myriad complex and risk-related data issues for more than a decade and has worked on cybersecurity- and data-related matters for the world’s largest automotive, security trading platform and hospitality entities, leading global financial institutions and U.S. telecommunications and media providers and retailers. She is a former senior counsel at Sprint Nextel, where she was responsible for records compliance and e-discovery policies and strategies, and is a frequent participant in cybersecurity-related workshops and panels.

2:15 PM WORKSHOP C: Legal Standards & Regulations Shaping the Automated Automotive Landscape

         Exploring the NHTSA standards and effects on OEMs
         Assessing risk management under the 1SO 9001:2015
         Examining the increased liability of engineers and managers
         Testing and explaining machine learning based systems 

11:15 AM Keynote Panel Session: Regulatory Standards Update & Future Preparations for Automotive Cybersecurity

With the growing concern for cybersecurity safety among OEM’s, best practices, standards, and frameworks created by the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), NIST (National Institute of Standards Technology), ISO (International Organization for Standardization), SAE International, Auto-ISAC (Automotive Information sharing and analysis center) and others form best practices to undertake as a manufacturer. With the recommendations from the above coupled with federal regulations forming from the U.S Department of Transportation and the Federal Trade Commission there is much discussion to take place regarding appropriate safety features and standards. Join this panel to hear discussions and best practice guidance on regulatory approaches, connected car data uses and sharing, cybersecurity issues, privacy issues and the road ahead for manufacturers, innovators and regulators staying within the same lane.
·        Enforcing consumer protection standards and regulations
·        Working with stakeholders to ensure innovation does not intrude consumer privacy
·        Enhancing constant communication between government agencies, security experts, trade associations and stakeholders to craft guidance and self-imposed industry standards
·        Sharing data on cybersecurity threats and balancing the industry vs. regulatory involvement of standards and guidance

3:30 PM DATA PANEL: Securing IT Backend Receivers & Vehicle & Consumer Data: Privacy and Safety Concerns of The Connected Car

A shift in consumer requirements has resulted due to advancements in technology. Our connected world needs to continuously reflect the high-tech cars we desire to drive. How can the automotive industry work with the variety of technology, and communication companies to prevent a hack of safety-critical systems, and protect consumer data? Join us during this collaborative discussion to explore:
         Available tools & strategies to increase security of vehicle communication systems, and deter third party attacks, and hacks while permitting OEMs access to those systems
·        Best practices in software development in communication systems that will reduce chances of a cyber attack
·        Discussing future advancements of the connected car and managing your team to assess, test, and detect threats for your consumer’s vehicle