• FASTR Consortium Releases New Recommendations (10/2/2017) - FASTR Consortium Releases New Recommendations For Contributing to Automotive Security Research and Innovation Holistic view of emerging automotive security landscape covers physical supply chain, connected vehicles, autonomous vehicles, consumer electronics and beyond BEAVERTON, Ore. (Oct. 3, 2017) – FASTRSM, a nonprofit research consortium dedicated to automotive cybersecurity, today released new insights into the automotive security […]
  • Securing the Data Center on Wheels (8/30/2017) - Today’s connected car is not so much a smartphone on wheels; with so many microprocessors chatting with one another across and beyond the vehicle, it is now more aptly described as a data center on wheels.
  • Q&A with Hudson Thrift, FASTR Technical Steering Committee Chair (7/13/2017) - FASTR℠ in May announced the appointment of Uber’s Hudson Thrift as chair of the consortium’s Technical Steering Committee. He leads the infrastructure security team for Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group, and, in his role with FASTR, Hudson guides the consortium’s dedicated initiative to deliver the actionable research that the automotive ecosystem needs to inform their future […]
  • Toward a Coordinated, Industry-wide Cybersecurity Approach (6/19/2017) - Activity is intensifying across the growing automotive ecosystem to rally around emerging security challenges. A new article from Consumer Reports, “Your Car Could Be the Next Ransomware Target,” offers a glimpse across the organizations and communities of interest that are contributing to the industry-wide effort to rearchitect vehicles with cybersecurity at their foundation. Craig Hurst, […]
  • FASTR Executive Director noted in recent Consumer Reports article (6/2/2017) - FASTR Executive Director Craig Hurst was quoted in a Consumer Reports article published yesterday. Entitled “Your Car Could Be the Next Ransomware Target,” the article discusses the importance of automotive security in an age when cars are increasingly computerized. “Once you connect the car to the internet, the entire vehicle becomes a threat surface. If […]
  • Reducing Attack Surfaces, Hardening Cybersecurity (5/23/2017) - With the WannaCry ransomware still lingering, the threat of a car held for ransom has begun to receive widespread attention beyond the automotive cyber security community. Ransomware attacks provide thieves easy money, and connected cars are potentially lucrative targets. Article by Yoram Berholtz, Director Business Development, Argus
  • FASTR adds Uber security lead as technical committee chair (5/11/2017) - FASTR builds out technical steering committee and adds new contributing members, Argus Cyber Security and RunSafe Security BEAVERTON, Ore. (May 11, 2017) – FASTRSM, a nonprofit research consortium dedicated to automotive cybersecurity, today announced that Uber’s Hudson Thrift has been appointed to chair the consortium’s Technical Steering Committee. Thrift currently leads the infrastructure security team […]
  • April 25 | Steve Grobman confirmed for Connected Car California (2/24/2017) - Steve Grobman, Board President, FASTR and CTO, Intel Security confirmed for Connected Car California Reposted from AutomotiveWorld.com announcement on February 24 Steve Grobman, Board President, FASTR and CTO, Intel Security has been confirmed as a speaker at Connected Car California (to be held on April 25 at the Santa Clara Marriott, California). In this role, […]
  • FASTR releases manifesto, “Toward Tomorrow’s ‘Organically Secure’ Vehicle” (2/8/2017) - Karamba Security and Rambus join FASTR consortium to collaborate on automotive-security innovation BEAVERTON, Ore. (February 8, 2017) – FASTR℠ today released a manifesto, “Toward Tomorrow’s ‘Organically Secure’ Vehicle,” declaring its organizational and industry intentions. Formerly “Automotive Security Review Board” and founded by Aeris, Intel Security and Uber in 2016, FASTR seeks to enable innovation in […]
  • The Future of Automotive Security Technology Research Is Here (2/8/2017) - by Craig Hurst, Executive Director Formerly known as the “Automotive Security Review Board,” FASTR (Future of Automotive Security Technology Research) was founded in 2016 by Aeris, Intel and Uber as a non-profit consortium. Today, we are growing with additional members from across the evolving automotive ecosystem, and we are poised to deliver the pre-competitive technological […]