Allied Telesis CEO Joins Congressional Staff Briefing

Allied Telesis, a global leader in connectivity and network solutions today announced that Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) and Allied Telesis CEO and MTI board member, Takayoshi Oshima, delivered a Congressional Staff Briefing on Surface Transportation Targets and Cybersecurity this January.

In a unique opportunity, MTI was invited to present its research on terrorism threats to surface transportation. Director of the MTI’s Transportation Security Center, Brian M. Jenkins led the discussion with his recent report “Does ‘See Something Say Something’ Work?”

Takayoshi Oshima joined Jenkins to discuss managing cyber risks and business exposure in the surface transportation ecosystem. He explained that Allied Telesis has both security and smart automation products that enable an organization to build a cybersecure network without adding complexity or operational costs.

With the goal of strengthening its security-related business, Allied Telesis group has launched several new cybersecurity education and training courses, as well as enhanced vulnerability diagnosis and countermeasure services. Allied Telesis continues to provide innovative solutions and services with a focus on secure networking to “create security for society through the network,” said Oshima.

About the Mineta Transportation Institute

Founded in 1991, the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI), an organized research and training unit in partnership with the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business at San José State University (SJSU), increases mobility for all by improving the safety, efficiency, accessibility, and convenience of the nation’s transportation system. Through research, education, workforce development, and technology transfer, MTI helps create a connected world.

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