Panel 1: Same or different? Identifying security challenges along the industrial value chain

14 May | 02.00-03.00 pm

Security and trust – those are two of the key factors for successful global industrial value networks. Representatives from the industrial sector and Industrie 4.0-initiatives all over the world discuss the need for cybersecurity and trustworthiness for global industrial value networks. Moreover, they identify security requirements at different stages of the value network and across national borders and describe security challenges and possible approaches from their point of view.

The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Melinda Crane.


  • Takashi Amano, Toshiba // Robot Revolution Initiative
  • Jean-Michel Brun, Schneider Electric
  • Michael Jochem, Robert Bosch // Plattform Industrie 4.0
  • Robert Martin, The MITRE Corporation // Industrial Internet Consortium
  • Yuri Rassega, Enel
  • Thomas Walloschke, Fujitsu // Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI)
  • Peng Zhuo, SANY Heavy Industry // Industrial Internet Alliance

Takashi Amano
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Takashi Amano, General Manager – Cyber Security Center, Toshiba // Robot Revolution Initiative

Profile: His work focus is on Industrial IoT Security and AI Technology - he has an extensive ICT background and experiences. Former Technology Executive / General Manager, Industrial ICT Security Center, Toshiba Digital Solutions Corporation.

Jean-Michel Brun

Jean-Michel Brun, Chief Security Architect & IoT Security Director, Schneider Electric

Profile: In his work at Schneider Electric he focusses on IoT Cyber Security. He previously held positions as innovation project manager, contract project maanger and R&D software architect and project leader.

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Michael Jochem
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Michael Jochem, Director Innovation Cluster Connected Industry - Robert Bosch GmbH // Chair of working group “Security of networked systems”, Plattform Industrie 4.0

Profile: More than 30 years experience in the field of automation technology in various functions (development, product management, sales) at Bosch Rexroth AG and Robert Bosch GmbH; currently responsible for IT Security Governance and Services in the Business Chief Digital Office Industrial Technology, additionally representative of Robert Bosch in further external working groups at Plattform Industrie 4.0, German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (ZVEI), National standardization organization (DKE) and Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC).

Robert Martin

Robert Martin, Senior Principal Engineer of the MITRE Corporation // Member of the Industrial Internet Consortium Steering Committee

Profile: He has dedicated his career to working on solving some of the world's most difficult problems in systems and software engineering - including cybersecurity, Y2K, and application security and assurance. Much of his work has focused on the interplay of risk management, cybersecurity, and quality assessment and assurance. Over the past 17 years, Robert has applied his expertise to international cybersecurity initiatives such as CVE, CWE, CQE, and assurance cases which each have large active vendor and research communities.

Yuri Rassega

Yuri Rassega, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Enel

Profile: Prior to that, between 2014 and 2016, he was Enel's Head of the ICT Global Solution Centre AFC, HR and Procurement, and between 2004 and 2014 he headed the Group's Global ICT Audit Function. He joined Enel in 2001 as the Head of ICT Function in Enel Hydro. Before joining Enel, Mr. Rassega served in several roles in the ICT industry, involving the development of ERP, SCADA, ACS, and ICS solutions for technology, financial, banking and telecommunication companies. He has also co-invented a number of digital fraud-detection tools and methods patented in Europe and USA.

Thomas Walloschke

Thomas Walloschke, Director Security Strategy, Fujitsu Technology Solutions // Steering Board Member and WG11 Chairman Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI)

Profile: He is responsible for the Enterprise and Cybersecurity Strategy in Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA). Prior placement as Principal Business Development Management at Fujitsu, at Fujitsu since 1999. Thomas Walloschke became a member in numerous workgroups of national and European industrial associations including AIOTI.

Peng Zhuo

Peng Zhuo, Senior information security expert, SANY Heavy Industry // Deputy Leader Security Team, Industrial Internet Alliance

Profile: Peng Zhuo is senior information security expert vor SANY Heavy Industry Co., Ltd in Beijing, China. Additionally, he is the Deputy Leader of the Security Team at Industrial Internet Alliance. Previously je worked as an information security expert at DJI CISO and Foxconn.