The GENIVI Alliance and Future of Automotive Security Technology Research (FASTR) are joining hands to form a single automotive security team to advance both organizations’ efforts, interests, and expertise in automotive cybersecurity.
The GENIVI Alliance is a collaborative community of automakers and their suppliers developing open software for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) and the connected car, and Future of Automotive Security Technology Research (FASTR) is a nonprofit research consortium dedicated to automotive cybersecurity.
The newly combined security activities will operate under the GENIVI Security Team. Together, the team will build upon the foundations both organizations have already established in the areas of threat modeling, secure software over-the-air updates and developing secure software.
As vehicles become increasingly connected and software-powered, GENIVI and FASTR both recognized an emerging need for a comprehensive, end-to-end security model. The work of the combined security team will look at automotive cybersecurity holistically and deliver guidelines and research that helps stakeholders build, deliver and manage more secure vehicles in the future.