Connectivity in the vehicle has many perks to both the consumer and the automaker, but it’s not without its risks. As the vehicle becomes more complex, the threat of cybersecurity is also heightened. In order to safeguard against hackers, the industry needs to adopt a rolling Security Model Cycle that addresses all levels of vulnerability and ensures the best protection possible.
To visually depict the Security Model Cycle of the connected car an infographic has been released by Airbiquity. The SMC plays a critical role in helping prevent cybersecurity attacks on the vehicle in partnership with Uptane–the software update security system designed for automotive.