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FASTR releases automotive industry guidelines for secure Over-the-Air updates

FASTR– a nonprofit research consortium dedicated to automotive cybersecurity– has released Automotive Industry Guidelines for Secure Over-the-Air Updates to provide evaluators with comprehensive, objective guidelines by which to analyze automotive software over-the-air (SOTA) update systems.

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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. The document illuminates one area of opportunity for research and innovation in the automotive security ecosystem.

The whole report can be read here: FASTR_AutomotiveIndustry_Guidelines_SecureOver-the-Air_Updates_final

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