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Covisint to Speak on Securing the Connection Between the Cloud and the Car at Connected Mobility Summit

DETRIOT, Oct. 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Covisint Corporation (Nasdaq:COVS), a leading cloud platform provider enabling Internet of Things (IoT) and Identity Management-centric (IdM) solutions, today announced that David Miller, chief security officer for Covisint, will speak at the Connected Mobility Summit taking place October 28, 2015, from 4 – 9 p.m. PT, at the Dogpatch Studios in San Francisco, CA.

During the session, Miller will address:

  • Specific security challenges we will encounter as vehicles become part of the “Internet of Things”.
  • Why managing identities for multiple drivers of a particular car will become a necessity as marketers customize the driving experience to meet personal needs.
  • How ‘portable identities’ will be required as new car-sharing and ride-sharing models gain popularity.
  • The security and privacy challenges presented by different government jurisdictions.

“Today, 20 percent of all vehicles sold globally are connected. By 2020, when nearly all new vehicles sold will be connected, the number of actual connections will have multiplied exponentially -- beyond drivers, devices and apps, to road infrastructure, home appliances and more,” said Miller. “Securely managing the complexity of interactions of the data and devices will become increasingly challenging. And, special consideration will need to be given to security and privacy policies and laws, as applied by varied government jurisdictions.”

Panel Session: Securing the Connection between the Cloud and the Car

  • Who: David Miller, Chief Security Officer, Covisint
  • When: Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 5:40 - 6:10 p.m. PT
  • Where: Dogpatch Studios, 991 Tennessee St, San Francisco, CA 94107

Additionally, attendees can visit the Covisint exhibition area where solution engineers will conduct live demonstrations on how the Covisint platform has enabled Hyundai’s Blue Link system in a Hyundai Sonata Eco.

Covisint’s connected vehicle overview video explains where we are today – and what we can expect of the connected vehicle experience and ecosystem in the future.

To register for the Connected Mobility Summit, click here.

About Covisint Corporation

Covisint provides the cloud platform of choice for enabling the Internet of Things and identity-centric solutions. Covisint connects the complex "unconnected" for our customers. Our Platform enables the identification, authorization and connection of complex networks of people, processes, systems and things.

Covisint's open, developer-friendly, enterprise-class Cloud Platform facilitates the rapid development and deployment of the Internet of Things (IoT), Identity Management (IdM), Connected Vehicle and Connected Supply Chain solutions – enabling customers to securely identify, authenticate and connect users, devices, applications and information. Covisint has been successfully operating globally at enterprise scale for more than 15-years. Today, the Covisint Platform enables more than 3,000 organizations to connect with more than 212,000 business partners and customers, and supports more than $4 billion in ecommerce transactions annually. Learn more at www.covisint.com.

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Source:Covisint Corporation