On Security in Cars and Smartphones

We all probably came across analogies such as “cars are smartphones on wheels” or “cars are computers on wheels”, however not many, presumably, started to thoroughly compare the security mechanisms implemented in smartphones with the ones in modern vehicles. Gladly,...

Welcome to Autosec’s yearly conference on March 9th!

You are hereby invited to this years’ Autosec conference on cyber security for the vehicle industry! We are glad to announce that the conference will be live at Lindholmen in Göteborg. Please register on the below link. The number of seats is now extended to 150...

Upstream’s Global Automotive Cybersecurity Report

Upstream Security Ltd recently published their “2022 Global Automotive Cybersecurity Report” where approximately 900 automotive cyber incidents from the years of 2010 to 2021 have been analyzed, revealing the most prominent risks and their impact on smart mobility....

RISE Road vehicles – Cybersecurity engineering course

A half-day course is organized by RISE explaining the international standard ISO/SAE 21434 which specifies requirements for cybersecurity risk management regarding road vehicle electrical and electronic (E/E) systems. Last day to register: 15 February, 2022 Course...

A new year and a new vulnerability

A teenager reported having found a flaw in a limited number of Tesla vehicles [1,2] allowing him the ability to remotely control some vehicle functions, such as unlocking doors and windows, starting Keyless Driving and deactivating their security system. It started...

What have we learned in automotive cybersecurity from 2021?

Well, the number of ransomware attacks clearly increased in 2021 and it certainly seems like no sector is safe from it, not even the automotive sector. Sometimes multiple sectors get affected, as for example with the Colonial Pipeline attack against oil infrastructure...

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