Delphi and Blackberry partner: QNX operating system for Delphi autonomous driving system

Delphi Automotive PLC signed a commercial partnership agreement with BlackBerry Limited under which Blackberry will provide the QNX operating system for Delphi’s autonomous driving system. Delphi and BlackBerry QNX will collaborate to bolster software performance and safety in their operating system to advance autonomous driving technology. Delphi’s fully integrated automated... Read more →

Ricardo and Roke to collaborate on next-generation vehicle cybersecurity

Ricardo plc and Roke Manor Research Ltd have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop solutions that will make autonomous and connected transport robust against cyber attack. Providing and assuring cyber security is a fundamental requirement if the benefits of future connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) are to be... Read more →

UK issues new guidance on automotive cybersecurity

The UK government has issued new guidance on vehicle cybersecurity. The 8 principles—each with more detailed sub-principles—in the guidance set out how the automotive sector can make sure cybersecurity is properly considered at every level, from designers and engineers, through to suppliers and senior level executives. The government is also... Read more →

The NIO US team took First Place at the DEF CON 25 2017 Car Hacking Village, beating out 10 other teams in the third annual “Capture The Flag” (CTF) security event. Based in Silicon Valley, NIO US is a start-up developing autonomous electric vehicles. (Earlier post.) DEF CON is one... Read more →

Kaspersky Lab and AVL Software and Functions to cooperate on automotive cybersecurity

Kaspersky Lab and AVL Software and Functions GmbH will work together to develop advanced, embedded security technologies for next generation automotive system development. A steadily increasing number of vehicle features—such as remote diagnostics, telematics and infotainment—are using communication channels between vehicles and the cloud or other infrastructure. While the data... Read more →

Honda begins joint research with Boston University in information security for AI; secure MPC

Honda Research Institute (HRI), a Honda R&D subsidiary, and Boston University have agreed to begin joint research in the area of data security and privacy for artificial intelligence (AI) research. Honda intends to develop Cooperative Intelligence: AI that cooperates with people which will 1) empower: expanding the potential of people;... Read more →

HARMAN and Airbiquity announce first automotive-grade end-to-end intrusion detection solution for connected vehicles

HARMAN International and Airbiquity, a provider of connected vehicle services, announced the first automotive grade end-to-end intrusion detection system (IDS) for connected vehicles at TU-Automotive Europe 2016 in Munich, Germany. With the increasing dependency on software to power vehicle systems and features, cybersecurity has become a threat to connected vehicles... Read more →

NHTSA issues Federal guidance to the automotive industry for improving motor vehicle cybersecurity

The US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released proposed guidance for improving motor vehicle cybersecurity. The proposed cybersecurity guidance focuses on layered solutions to ensure vehicle systems are designed to take appropriate and safe actions, even when an attack is successful. The guidance recommends risk-based... Read more →

Infineon and Argus demonstrate cyber security solution for connected and automated cars; central gateway protection

At the VDI Kongress in Baden-Baden this week, Infineon Technologies AG and cyber security company Argus will demonstrate an integrated cyber security solution for connected and autonomous vehicles. The system is based on an Infineon AURIX multicore microcontroller with the Intrusion Detection and Prevention System (IDPS) and remote cloud platform... Read more →

Researchers find vulnerabilities in cars with MirrorLink, even if disabled

In a study funded by GM, the NSF, and the US Department of Homeland Security, a team at NYU and George Mason University have reported vulnerabilities in MirrorLink that could allow a hacker access to a vehicle through a smartphone, even if MirrorLink is disabled. The team presented their findings... Read more →

Rambus & Movimento team to deliver personalized OTA security for automotive; one-time, single-use keys unique to each vehicle

Digital security provider Rambus and Movimento, leading provider of over-the-air (OTA) software lifecycle and data management for the automotive/IoT sectors, have partnered to deliver secure, convenient and personalized OTA vehicle updates critical to safety and performance in the era of the connected car. The Rambus CryptoManager platform adds a layer... Read more →

Visa extends Visa Token Service to automakers to enable car-based commerce; Honda Developer demo partner

Visa Inc. is making the Visa Token Service available to auto manufacturers, helping to pave the way for easy and secure car-based commerce. To further advance car-based commerce, Visa is also offering a range of related digital payment solutions, including new standards for Bluetooth (BLE) and QR codes that could... Read more →