FASTR is a neutral nonprofit bringing into collaboration the full cast of contributors to the organically secure vehicle of the future:

  • OEMs
  • Sharing-economy automotive vendors
  • Automotive supply chain providers (Tier 1s and Tier 2s)
  • Autonomous-vehicle specialists
  • SoC providers and hardware and software suppliers
  • Specialist automotive security companies
  • Universities
  • Research groups delivering advanced concepts

FASTR offers the opportunity to collaborate with other leaders across the broad automotive ecosystem to create the vision for organically secure vehicles and accelerate automotive-security innovation.

FASTR will study future automotive cyber-physical security risks, identify mitigating technologies and solutions and publicly and privately share critical findings and recommendations to the industry. By marshaling collaboration across its broad automotive ecosystem representation, FASTR seeks to produce a uniquely comprehensive range of research deliverables:

  • Reference architectures
  • Proof of concepts
  • Code samples
  • Workshops
  • Public and private demonstrations
  • White papers
  • Technical guides, checklists and “how-tos”
  • Industry commentary and recommendations
  • Trusted policy advice for regulatory and standards organizations

By catalyzing the creation and deployment of key technologies, FASTR intends to help automakers reduce risks and liabilities, foster trust in autonomous vehicles of the future and accelerate the safety and quality-of-life benefits that these vehicles promise. FASTR will help the industry get in front of next-generation technologies and contribute to making the world a safer place. FASTR can help industry get automotive security for connected vehicles right from the beginning.