We organize a monthly speaker series on cybersecurity. You can find more info here. It happens every last Wednesday of the month at 5pm CET.

Besides that we are regularly participating at events like talks, round tables, conferences, and many more. You can find upcoming events here. You can add the event calendar to your own calendar via ICS, webcal, html.

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28 th, Wednesday

5:00 pm 6:30 pm 

[] Hasan Ibne Akram, Matrickz, DE) – Automotive Cybersecurity – How to make millions in a $5.1B industry?

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According to a recent McKenzie Whitepaper Automotive Cybersecurity has been estimated to be a $5.1 billion industry in 2021.

This talk gives a brief history of Automotive Cybersecurity where it got started why it’s necessary what are the challenges, what is the future of Cybersecurity and more importantly how in history Automotive Cybersecurity is going to be the enabler of technologies like Autonomous Driving Technology is like autonomous driving.

Moreover, it will show some tremendous opportunities that you guys can leverage and utilize in order to make millions or even billions in this massive industry.

Hasan Ibne Akram
Dr. Hasan Ibne Akram is a computer scientist, serial entrepreneur and the host of the Podcast “Autonomous Vehicle Safety & Security”. He is specialized in Embedded Security and Machine Learning and currently working as the founding CEO of Matrickz GmbH, a company specialized in automotive software and security based in Munich.

He obtained his MSc degree in Computer Science in 2008 from Technische Universität Darmstadt and a PhD degree in Computer Science from Technische Universität München in 2013. Moreover, he has successfully participated in the Harvard Leadership Program at Harvard University, USA in 2016.

He has more than 11 years of experience in automotive industry and worked for two of the major German Automotive-OEMs as an external consultant. He has published a number of peer-reviewed papers and has received the I-Centric Best Paper Award in 2008.

# The speaker series

Protecting against cyber risks is the domain of Cybersecurity. The Cyber CNI Speaker series wants to raise awareness and understanding of cybersecurity topics. It wants to enable a continuous dialog between experts from industry and academia and the general public, including individuals, families, companies from small to large sizes, and public bodies – in short everyone, since cybersecurity is relevant for each of us.

The Cyber CNI speaker series is a free monthly event on the last Wednesday of the month from 17h-18h30. The event consists of an expert talk of about 40 minutes followed by 30 minutes discussion.

The events happen in the Grand Amphitheatre at IMT Atlantique in Rennes (Cesson-Sévigné) AND are broadcasted live over Youtube (, enabling global remote participation and including a tool for participating in the discussion.
You are cordially invited to participate. Please safe the dates and subscribe to receive email notifications!

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