26–27 September 2017

Tokyo, Japan

Alissa V. Knight

Group Managing Partner
Brier & Thorn, Inc.

Alissa Knight is the Group Managing Partner of Brier & Thorn, Inc., and heads up the firm’s Connected Car Division.

Alissa has worked in both connected product and IT risk management for over 18 years focusing in both offensive and defensive security roles. She has performed dozens of penetration tests and risk assessments against connected cars, specifically Telematics Control Units (TCUs) and infotainment systems for some of the world’s largest automakers and OEMs in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Having published numerous articles; videos; and spoken at conferences in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia on hacking connected cars; Alissa remains at the forefront of research into securing connected cars and autonomous vehicles.