As manufacturers integrate their internal business process systems with those of contract manufacturers, suppliers, customers, and employees in order to reduce operations costs, they are met with increasing security challenges related to the protection of intellectual property and corporate information, and the revenue loss associated with the production of counterfeit market goods. Manufacturing effectiveness requires a solution that offers security, cost-effectiveness and scale in order to meet the evolving demands in this market. In order to meet these demands vendors often leverage industry compliant digital identities in infrastructure to meet their needs, such as the use of digital identities to protect; chips, hard drives, printer components, mobile devices, smart meters and a host of manufactured goods.
Join Clark Crain, CTO Nuspire Networks and Mark Yakabuski, VP of Product Management SafeNet, for a discussion on the importance of using hardware security modules in secure manufacturing environments. Hardware Security modules are the Trust anchor for protecting digital identities. Mr. Crain has worked in the trenches of the automotive industry, overseeing and crafting security policy for brands like Delphi, Chrysler, General Motors and various global automotive suppliers such as Siemens Automotive. Clark has a wealth of experience in building sustained, flexible, seamless and compliant security solutions in the global manufacturing, distribution, supply chain, and global retail space. Mark Yakabuski is a veteran of the security industry and has over 12 years of security experience developing digital identity solutions. Throughout his tenure at SafeNet, Mark has worked to successfully deploy secure manufacturing environments for a global network of partners and customers. Mr. Yakabuski is currently the Vice President of Product Management for the Hardware Security Module business unit at SafeNet.