Embedded Security in Cars: Securing Current and Future Automotive IT Applications

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Kerstin Lemke, Christof Paar, Marko Wolf
Springer Science & Business Media, Mar 28, 2006 - Computers - 273 pages

Most innovations in the car industry are based on software and electronics, and IT will soon constitute the major production cost factor. It seems almost certain that embedded IT security will be crucial for the next generation of applications. Yet whereas software safety has become a relatively well-established field, the protection of automotive IT systems against manipulation or intrusion has only recently started to emerge.

Lemke, Paar, and Wolf collect in this volume a state-of-the-art overview on all aspects relevant for IT security in automotive applications. After an introductory chapter written by the editors themselves, the contributions from experienced experts of different disciplines are structured into three parts. "Security in the Automotive Domain" describes applications for which IT security is crucial, like immobilizers, tachographs, and software updates. "Embedded Security Technologies" details security technologies relevant for automotive applications, e.g., symmetric and asymmetric cryptography, and wireless security. "Business Aspects of IT Systems in Cars" shows the need for embedded security in novel applications like location-based navigation systems and personalization.

The first book in this area of fast-growing economic and scientific importance, it is indispensable for both researchers in software or embedded security and professionals in the automotive industry.

 

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Contents

Embedded IT Security in Automotive Application
3
Winfried Stephan Solveig Richter Markus Müller 17
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Electronic Immobilizers
51
A Review of the Digital Tachograph System
68
Secure InVehicle Communication
95
A Survey of Research in InterVehicle Communications
111
Fundamentals of Symmetric Cryptography
124
Fundamentals of Asymmetric Cryptography
145
Security Aspects of Mobile Communication Systems
166
Side Channel Attacks
187
Physical Protection against Tampering
207
Security Risks and Business Opportunities in InCar
233
Business Models for Navigation
247
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Christof Paar holds the Chair for Communication Security at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, and is director of the Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security. Before coming to Bochum, he was with WPI’s ECE Department, USA, for seven years. He is co-founder of CHES (Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems), the international leading workshop series for embedded security. He has over 70 peer-reviewed publications and patents in the area of applied security. Dr. Paar has lectured intensively in academia and industry, including courses at NASA, Motorola Research and Philips Research. He is a pioneer in the emerging field of IT security for automotive applications.

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