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…Details
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.
For the 15th time, the industry magazine HANSER automotive presents the international “safetronic – Safe Software and Hardware in the Automobile” trade fair in Stuttgart on November 8 and 9, 2016. On Wednesday, November 9, I will give a lecture on “Safety & Security when using an operating system with a segregation kernel as a…Details
Death By Radio: Insulin Infusion Pump Control Can Be Hacked Just a few days ago I blogged about the danger of unsecured IoT devices for internet communication and services. Today there are news of direct danger for users life. The US medical supplier Animas, a daughter company of Johnson & Johnson, issued a warning about…Details
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…Details
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…Details
I have my own version of a Monty Python lyric: “There’s 23 billion of them in the world today, You’d better learn to watch them, that’s what I say.“ And that’s no fantasy, it is already reality. Today sees reports of a „record-breaking DDoS reportedly delivered by >145k hacked cameras“ with 1.1 Terabits per…Details
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…Details