Will we have security in Industry 4.0 applications?

Industry 4.0 is an extremely interesting topic that once achieved will enable flexible production and re-configurable plants. During the Security Symposium 2016 all keynotes and presentations have an agreement that the current industrial automation pyramid will transform into mesh-network (see Figure 1). This network will enable to reconfigure the installed plant services into new and…


2nd day at the ELIV conference

Good morning!
I spent a great first day at the VDI ELIV conference in Baden-Baden. The presentations about automotive safety were informative and the trend for spending more effort on a holistic security approach is very present. Also the evening at the Schauspielhaus event was great.

Joint Webcast with Vector Software

Webcast “Do modern multi-core systems meet the requirements of ISO 26262?” Together with our partner Vector Software we recently conducted a webcast “Erfüllen moderne multi-core Systeme die Anforderungen der ISO 26262?”. The recorded version of this German webcast session is available on YouTube. By popular demand we organized an English version of the webcast that…


Connected Car – der Megatrend

Besuch des carIT Kongresses in Hannover Letzte Woche habe ich den carIT Kongress in Hannover besucht (http://kongress.car-it.com/) – laut Veranstalter der wichtigste Entscheider-Gipfel zum Megatrend Connected Car. Zusammen mit den Verbänden BITKOM und dem VDA (Verband der Automobilindustrie) stand die Veranstaltung unter dem Motto ,,Die digitale Revolution der Automobilindustrie”. Neben den Themen, die sich konkret…


Is ARMv8 usable for certifiable systems?

ARMv8-R, architecture innovation for embedded systems You may have seen this latest announcement from ARM. The ARMv8-R SoC opens up new business opportunity mainly for MPU based systems in automotive and industrial environment. SYSGO already supports ARMv8-A since May 2016 as one of the first OS vendors. With its PikeOS Real Time Operating System and…