Tutorial: Critical issues of self-driving vehicles empowered by 5G

Date Time Room Presenter Affiliation
1/10/2019 11:00 – 13:00 Seminar room 7 Amruthur Narasimhan Consultant in Information Security, Cyber Security and privacy areas


The proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) in connected automobile system has created severe challenges to technologists, manufacturers, people, government and other entities. The sheer scope of IoT carries countless security and privacy implications for businesses, individuals and organizations.  The proliferation of IoT devices imposes challenges of harnessing large data empowered by 5G while maintaining security and confidentiality, imposes business, social and legal challenges.

In this tutorial some use cases of autonomous vehicles will be discussed for their implications on security, privacy, social and legal challenges. 

Proliferation of large scale deployment of IoT devices without proper design for solutions to security, privacy and big-data challenges has put the auto industry on attention. Proper administrative, social and legal changes are needed by people, government and businesses.


Amruthur Narasimhan is a consultant in Information Security, Cyber Security and privacy areas.  He has over 25 years of experience in System Engineering, Architecture, Technical Leadership and Management, Software Development, Communication Protocols, and Project Management.  He has held various positions in multinational companies: Software Engineer Manager Chief at SAIC, Security Consultant at Northrop Grumman, President of Amrutek Services, Technical Manager at Avaya, Principal Technical Staff Member at AT&T, and Associate Professor in Department of Computer Science at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Narasimhan was chair of the IEEE conference on Mobile Security/Cyber Security and Privacy held in 2014 and 2015.  He received IEEE third Millennium Medal for contributions in Electronic Commerce and Multimedia Technology in May 2000.  He also received IEEE Region 1 award for technical achievement in 2002, and for eBusiness and Internet Technologies and technical achievements for Innovation in Artificial Intelligence Technology in 1997. He has been coordinator and speaker for various IEEE conferences on VoIP security, WLAN security and Multimedia security. He was chair of IEEE NJ coast section consultant’s network, chair of IEEE NJ Coast Section PACE, Chair of IEEE NJ Coast Section (1996-2002) and Chair of IEEE NJ Computer Chapter (1993-1996).

Narasimhan has good communication skills being a coach for Dale Carnegie courses on Human relations.  He has graduated as Competent Toast Master in Public Speaking from Toast Masters International. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, one of the prestigious institutions in India.

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