• Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Automotive Cybersecurity Training — cybersecurity applied to automotive embedded systems — is a 3-day course where participants discuss fundamentals of embedded systems and applications of cybersecurity in vehicles to illustrate unique vulnerabilities that are commonly exploited.

Automotive Cybersecurity Training covers all aspects of cybersecurity within the context of road vehicles. Participants will learn about protection of automotive electronic systems, embedded systems, communication networks, Controller Area Network (CAN bus), Ethernet, control algorithms, software, users, threat agents, vulnerabilities and underlying data from malicious attacks, damage, unauthorized access, or manipulation. Participants will learn about methods and techniques regarding cybersecurity measures in the entire automotive system lifecycle and acquisition. Secure embedded systems in automotive applications include many procedures, methods and techniques to seamlessly integrate cybersecurity within automotive embedded system software.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of cybersecurity in the automotive industry.
  • Identify potential cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities in automotive systems.
  • Explore common attack vectors specific to automotive technologies.
  • Learn key principles of secure software development in the automotive context.
  • Examine best practices for securing in-vehicle communication networks.
  • Understand the role of cryptography in automotive cybersecurity.
  • Explore risk assessment and management strategies in the automotive cybersecurity domain.
  • Gain insights into regulatory frameworks and industry standards related to automotive cybersecurity.
  • Learn about incident response and recovery in the context of automotive cybersecurity incidents.
  • Participate in hands-on exercises to apply cybersecurity principles to automotive scenarios.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Software Development
  • Systems Administration
  • Systems Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Systems Architecture