Japanese giants to offer security-as-a-service for connected cars

Japanese industrial giants NTT Communications Corporation and Denso Corporation have decided to start a business “to respond to the threat of increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks against vehicles.” NTT Communications is a global IT services company that is a member of the Read More …

Examining Log4j Vulnerabilities in Connected Cars and Charging Stations

Since its disclosure on Dec. 9, a vast number of articles have been written on the remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in the library Apache Log4j — a reflection of its impact. The library is used by innumerable programs to Read More …

The Evolution of Connected Cars as Defined by Threat Modeling UN R155-Listed Attack Vectors

The United Nations Regulation No. 155 sets provisions for cybersecurity and cyber security management systems in vehicles. A notable section of the document is Annex 5, which lists 69 attack vectors affecting vehicle cybersecurity. In order to help organizations comply Read More …

Securing Computerized Vehicles from Potential Cybersecurity Threats

Like technology itself, cybersecurity is ever-evolving and encompassing more areas of our lives, including transportation. Popular science fiction movies have led us to expect flying taxis and private space travel as the future of transportation. If that is going to Read More …

China takes aim at ‘spying’ Tesla cars, bans military staff use

Elon Musk has said Tesla would be “shut down” if accusations that the firm’s cars could be used for spying purposes were true. Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Chinese government has restricted the use of Tesla Read More …