To mitigate the risks outlined in the study, the company says connected car security must be designed with an integrated view of all critical areas to secure the end-to-end data supply chain. The company offers the following high-level guidance for protecting connected cars:
- Assume compromise and have effective alert, containment, and mitigation processes.
- Protect the end-to-end data supply chain across the car's E/E network, the network infrastructure, backend servers, and VSOC (Vehicle Security Operations Center).
- Apply lessons learned to further strengthen defenses and prevent repeat incidents.
- Relevant security technologies include firewall, encryption, device control, app security, vulnerability scanner, code signing, IDS for CAN, AV for head unit, and much more.
For more, see the full report: " Cyber Security for Connected Cars: Exploring Risks in 5G, Cloud and Other Connected Technologies ."
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