Latest insights about smart car security.
Technology is rapidly advancing in the automotive space to meet user demands for convenience, as well as the sustainability needs of urban areas. Enhanced connectivity is at the heart of innovation, and the industry is swiftly headed towards the commercialization of cars controlled with mobile apps and self-driving cars guided by real-time traffic data. While presenting new opportunities for mobility, the added connectivity exposes vehicles to cyber threats and privacy risks that can pose a significant threat to traffic safety.
Penta Security has developed the AutoCrypt suite of solutions to provide comprehensive web security, encryption, and authentication capabilities within the automotive environment.
At Penta Security, we saw the dangers and began work on researching security for exposed areas. Considering all gateways or points of access for the car and developing methods of securing the channels of communication via encryption, we also delved into public key infrastructure (PKI) to authenticate the many different endpoints. This comprehensive connected car security solution resulted in AutoCrypt.