On transforming Automotive Cybersecurity: Bridging gaps, Opportunities and Diversity
May 06, 2021 10:05 AM - 10:20 AM
Dr. Ikjot Saini is a Cybersecurity Expert and her research is focused on the Connected and Autonomous Vehicles covering the security and privacy of V2X and in-vehicle security. She has published many research papers and journal articles, including V2X privacy schemes, engineering privacy attacks for equitable assessment, DSRC network congestion and routing protocols. Upon completion of her Ph.D. from the School of Computer Science at the University of Windsor, she joined as an Assistant Professor. She is also an independent Security Consultant. She is passionate about cybersecurity and promotion of women’s participation and leadership. She has founded the first Canadian Student Chapter of Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) with the mission to provide opportunities for women to learn and get hands-on experience and was awarded for Student Chapter of the Year in 2020. She was the winner of the inaugural WEtech Alliance Woman in Tech of the Year award in 2019. She has been featured in 2020 Canadians to Watch by Auto News Canada.