• About the New FASTR SOTA Guidelines (12/18/2017) - We spoke with Dan Klinedinst, vulnerability researcher with the Carnegie Mellon University CERT Coordination Center and a member of the FASTR Technical Steering Committee, to learn more about how the new SOTA guidelines are representative of FASTR’s work to drive systematic coordination of cybersecurity across the entire supply chain and ensure trust in the connected and autonomous vehicle of the future.
  • November 28-29 | FASTR at Software-Defined Vehicles (11/28/2017) - When it comes to automotive security, FASTR, Inc. is in the driver’s seat! Prof. Dr. Jean-Pierre Seifert, member of the FASTR Technical Steering Committee, will share the progress FASTR is making in the area of Secure over-the-air-updates at Software-Defined Vehicles on 28 November in Berlin, Germany. EVENT | Software-Defined Vehicles LOCATION | Courtyard Berlin City […]
  • Announcing Release of “Automotive Industry Guidelines for Secure Over-the-Air Updates” (11/8/2017) - The guidelines are intended to assist automotive manufacturers and others involved in evaluating platforms for secure updates, describing the threat models, providing recommended cryptographic algorithms and detailing a step-by-step checklist for evaluating SOTA systems.
  • Automotive Industry Guidelines for Secure Over-the-Air Updates (11/8/2017) - The guidelines are intended to assist automotive manufacturers and others involved in evaluating platforms for secure updates, describing the threat models, providing recommended cryptographic algorithms and detailing a step-by-step checklist for evaluating SOTA systems.
  • 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