Summit Speaker Brandon Robinson
Cybersecurity in Advanced Manufacturing: Threats, Challenges, and Opportunities
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Abstract: As the manufacturing industry continues to evolve in innovative ways with respect to products, processes, and industrial ecosystem relationships in a global marketplace, it faces continuing challenges with respect to cybersecurity risks and regulatory requirements. This presentation outlines current and forecasted threats and challenges for the industry, as well as opportunities to mitigate risk both for businesses generally and the advance manufacturing sector in particular.
South Hall - Meeting Room 2
Mr. Brandon N. Robinson
Attorney and Partner
Balch & Bingham LLP
Brandon N. Robinson’s practice specializes in energy regulatory law, cybersecurity and data privacy, and emerging technologies. Mr. Robinson represents public utilities and energy companies in a wide variety of matters, specializing in issues related to: North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) electric reliability policy and compliance, cyber and physical security, and smart grid technologies. Mr. Robinson also specializes in cybersecurity and data privacy issues for a variety of industries, from both critical infrastructure protection and customer data perspectives. Finally, Mr. Robinson works with businesses to understand regulatory issues regarding a wide range of emerging technologies, including but not limited ot unmanned aerial systems (“UAS”) or drones, internet-connect devices or the Internet of Things (IoT), electric vehicles, and fiber telecommunications. In each instance, Mr. Robinson assists clients in proactively managing risks while maintaining innovative customer service in terms of data breach management and response, compliance with federal, state, and sectoral privacy laws and regulations, review and drafting of contracts with vendors and other third parties involving customer data, nondisclosure agreements, and more.