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Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Risk Oriented Security
Vehicles like any other open and distributed IT system are subject to security attacks. Cyber-security matters for almost any automotive domain, be it dynamics or powertrain or infotainment. Without security, there is no safety. Therefore, advanced risk assessment and mitigation is the order of the day. Risk-oriented security engineering for automotive systems helps in both designing for robust systems as well as effective mitigation upon attacks or exploits of vulnerabilities. We show in this presentation with concrete examples how risk-oriented cyber security can be successfully achieved in automotive systems.
2017-07-19
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Webinar: Functional Safety with ISO 26262 - Principles and Practice (mp4)
This mp4 webinar provides an introduction to the principles and introduces the basic techniques for specification, analysis, verification and validation of functional safety. Functional safety is gaining importance across different industries. Standards such as IEC 61508 and ISO 26262 together with product liability enforce a professional implementation of functional safety. We will show with hands-on experiences how the standard is applied, and how processes and tools can support it. In particular we provide useful hints about the introduction of safety engineering in a company.
2015-05-01
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).ISO 26262 - Practical Experiences from Implementing
Functional safety is gaining importance across different industries. The new standard ISO 26262 together with product liability enforce a professional implementation of functional safety. This presentation at the Vector Congress provides an introduction to the principles and introduces the basic techniques for specification, analysis, verification and validation of functional safety. We will show with hands-on experiences from Vector Consulting Services how the standard is applied, and how processes and tools can support it. In particular we provide useful hints about the introduction of safety engineering in a company.
2012-12-02
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Functional Safety and Cyber Security
Security is today a key challenge for all IT and embedded systems. Security directly impacts reliability, availability and functional safety. Based on the specific challenges of automotive security, OEMs and suppliers have to realize an effective protection against manipulations of automotive E/E systems. Key points in the development of protected E/E systems are the proper identification of security requirements, the systematic realization of security functions, and a security validation to demonstrate that security requirements have been met. Based on our experiences in several client projects, we show which security engineering activities are required to create secure systems and how these activities can be performed efficiently in the automotive domain. Read our thought-provoking presentation from the recent Vector Congress.
2017-09-09
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Bosch and Vector: Ensuring Consistency of Critical Systems in Agile Development
Critical systems must be delivered quickly, yet with the highest quality. Scaleable agile development thus is the call of the day. Yet, cybersecurity and functional security require demonstrable quality with every iteration and delivery. Therefore, agile increments or even continuous delivery processes such as DevOps and Over-The-Air require lightweight effective release processes. The practical contribution shows industry experiences at Bosch and Vector and offers cross-industry impulses in the continuous assurance of consistency and quality.
2018-10-03
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Webinar: Cybersecurity for Automotive (MP4)
Cybersecurity is of a growing concern across industries. It is today not anymore nice to have, because systems are interconnected, and in one way or the other open for external penetration. Even worse security directly impacts functionality, user experience and safety, and thus has become subject to product liability. For instance, functional safety is not feasible without a concise approach to cover cyber security. OEMs and suppliers must ensure an effective protection against manipulations of automotive E/E systems. Key points in the development of protected E/E systems are the proper identification of security requirements, the systematic realization of security functions, and a security validation to demonstrate that security requirements have been met. Based on our experiences inside Vector and with client projects around the world, we will show typical challenges and highlight suitable security guidance. We show with concrete examples how these practices improve developing secure systems and how these activities can be performed efficiently. Contact us to benefit from our rich security portfolio ranging from base software to tools to services.
2019-03-20
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Cybersecurity Best Practice - From TARA to PenTest
At the 3rd Vector Security Symposium in Stuttgart, Vector Consulting Services made a keynote presentation on Cybersecurity Best Practice. This includes the current challenges in cybersecurity, systematic risk-oriented security engineering across the life-cycle, a case study on Vector Grey-Box PenTesting and the outlook of cybersecurity.
2019-04-09
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Integrated and Consistent Development of Safety and Cyber Security
Functional safety and cyber security must be systematically developed and implemented in parallel. Currently this is often done in piecemeal, as industry standards and methods for safety and security are quite isolated from each other. This previously established separation of the two "disciplines" each with its own standards and procedures is not sustainable because of dependencies and mutual influences are overlooked. In addition, a separate procedure is inefficient because many functions have to be touched several times. Essential is an integrated approach for the development and verification of requirements in order to make these two quality requirements manageable. We show in this presentation the systematic and continuous development and implementation of safety and security requirements. Hella corporation illustrates the method and advantages of such combined safety and security approach using the example of ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System). The article thus gives a good overview of the methodology and the art of integrated engineering for Safety and Cyber Security. At the same show our industry experience, as the methodology is implemented effectively. Many lessons learned from practical help to transfer in their own environment of the participants.
2016-09-28
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).The Automotive Safety Trends - ISO26262 2nd Edition, SOTIF, Security and Agile
Vector Consulting Korea presented the current automotive safety trends in an one-day Autosar seminar in Seoul. In this presentation, Vector showed observed industrial trends and shared hands-one project experience on the topics of ISO 26262, SOTIF, Cybersecurity and agile transformation.
2019-04-25
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector SecurityCheck for risk-oriented Cyber Security
Cyber-security matters for almost any automotive domain, be it connectivity, powertrain or infotainment. Without security, there is no safety. Therefore, advanced risk assessment and mitigation is the order of the day. Risk-oriented security engineering for automotive systems helps in both designing for robust systems as well as effective mitigation upon attacks or exploits of vulnerabilities. We show in this presentation with concrete examples how risk-oriented cyber security can be successfully achieved in automotive systems. Specifically we introduce the Vector SecurityCheck tool.
2017-10-16
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Automotive trends - from e-mobility and car2x to safety and security
Hardly any industry is growing as fast and is so innovative as automotive technology. Electronics are the most relevant innovation driver and growth factor in automotive. User experience and thus the market value of any vehicle are driven mainly by electronic functions. Intelligent assistance systems, electric power train and the networking of vehicle and environment show the bandwidth. Simultaneously, the high ecological and economic expectations of markets and customers are not feasible without electronics. Just think of emission regulations which are impossble to achieve with classic combustion. Challenges here are in coping with the fast growing complexity while meeting the strict standards for durability and efficiency of systems and components. This presentation summarizes the key trends in the automotive industry. We will provide hands-on examples of current highlights including e-Car, car2x and functional safety and information security.
2014-11-06
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).ZF and Vector: Agile Development of Braking Systems
Increasing functionality, multicore and black box integration of OEM software or park brake control supplied by third parties increased complexity of braking system development dramatically. Agile methods were introduced to handle increased complexity. With this first application of agile methods at ZF TRW we could prove feasibility and strong benefits of agile methods in safety critical system development (ASIL D), very large projects (> 150 engineers), and projects with very strong dependencies between HW (“ECU or HCU”) and SW. Improvements were observed in much faster flow of information, better alignment of decisions, and significant improvement in velocity and product quality. Read this article with experiences of ZF and Vector on a large safety-critical transformation project.
2018-01-29
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Requirements Engineering for Safety and Cyber Security
Requirements Engineering in safety-critical systems must systematically develop and evaluate requirements for functional safety and cyber security in parallel. Currently this is done in a piecemeal, because the industry standards for safety and security are still placed highly isolated from each other. This previously established separation of the two "disciplines" each with its own standards and procedures is not sustainable because of dependencies and mutual influences are overlooked. In addition, a separate procedure is inefficient because many functions have to be touched several times. An integrated approach for the development and verification of requirements is essential in order to make these two quality requirements manageable. Our presentation shows with practical industry experience of Vector and Hella how the dependencies and interactions between safety and security requirements in Requirements Engineering methodically and systematically be considered. First, we describe a practical approach to the safety requirements. On this basis we integrate development for security requirements. The advantages of an integrated safety and security requirements engineering methodology are illustrated tool based on a specific example.
2016-03-02
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Success with change - experiences and guidance
To survive in a fast changing environment, we need to continuously improve productivity, reduce rework, and optimize product strategies. Lean development and lean management offer the right ingredients: Eliminating waste, empowering teams, delivering as fast as possible, seeing the whole. But there is a dark side, as recent industry experiences show. Too lean is mean. Lean often fails due to lack of vision, organizational misalignment and insufficient execution. It is thus crucial for companies to successfully manage change towards lean development. This keynote will introduce to lean principles and practices. It will draw upon the vast experiences at Vector from client projects in a variety of industries. Topics include lean transition, change management when introducing new tools, improving engineering processes, and setting up a global software organization. The Vector change check is highlightes so that participants can address their specific challenges.
2010-07-23
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Requirements Engineering in Healthcare
Read our presentation: "Requirements Engineering (RE) in Healthcare: Challenges, Solution Approaches and Best Practices" which we authored together with Siemens. It starts with an analysis of recent trends in medical systems, then proceeds to issues and challenges. Insufficient requirements enegineering is a major cause of errors in medical systems. We show with this presentation seven RE best practices to address the challenges and thus improve product engineering in medical systems.
2010-07-23
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Webinar: Cybersecurity for Automotive (PDF)
Cybersecurity is of a growing concern across industries. It is today not anymore nice to have, because systems are interconnected, and in one way or the other open for external penetration. Even worse security directly impacts functionality, user experience and safety, and thus has become subject to product liability. For instance, functional safety is not feasible without a concise approach to cover cyber security. OEMs and suppliers must ensure an effective protection against manipulations of automotive E/E systems. Key points in the development of protected E/E systems are the proper identification of security requirements, the systematic realization of security functions, and a security validation to demonstrate that security requirements have been met. Based on our experiences inside Vector and with client projects around the world, we will show typical challenges and highlight suitable security guidance. We show with concrete examples how these practices improve developing secure systems and how these activities can be performed efficiently. Contact us to benefit from our rich security portfolio ranging from base software to tools to services.
2019-03-20
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Webinar: Functional Safety with ISO 26262 - Principles and Practice (PDF)
Functional safety is gaining importance across different industries. The standard ISO 26262 has fast become an industry reference, way beyond automotive. Together with product liability it enforces a professional implementation of functional safety. This presentation at the Vector Congress provides an introduction to the principles and introduces the basic techniques for specification, analysis, verification and validation of functional safety. We will show with hands-on experiences from Vector Consulting Services how the standard is applied, and how processes and tools can support it. In particular we provide useful hints about the introduction of safety engineering in a company. Finally we provide an outlook on ciurrent trends such as security and functional safety, and the edition 2 of ISO 26262 to appear in 2016 as community draft.
2016-06-21
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Security in Vehicle Networks of Connected Cars (PDF)
Secured interaction of functions in modern distributed networks is an essential part for reliable functionality for safety and comfort. But security is a growing challenge for all IT and embedded systems. With the example of connected control systems we highlight a security development. Based on our experiences in several client projects, we show which security engineering activities are required to create secure systems and how these activities can be performed efficiently in the automotive domain. Read our in-depth presentation from the recent Automotive Congress.
2015-04-28
Technical Article Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Success Factors for Security Engineering
Thorough security engineering is critical for the advance of automotive electronic systems. Functional safety today needs information security. Based on the specific challenges of automotive security, OEMs and suppliers have to realize an effective protection against manipulations of automotive E/E systems. Key points in the development of protected E/E systems are the proper identification of security requirements, the systematic realization of security functions, and a security validation to demonstrate that security requirements have been met. Based on our experiences in several client projects, we show which security engineering activities are required to create secure systems and how these activities can be performed efficiently in the automotive domain.
2015-04-24
Technical Article Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Introducing Automotive E/E Safety Engineering: Challenges and Solutions
Functions such as adaptive cruise control, crash protection systems, active body control and ESP are increasing in complexity and taking an ever more active role in controlling the car. These functions are realized by systems of sensors, actuators and interconnected electronic control units. The systems must be designed to function under a variety of operating conditions and must adhere to a number of mechanical, hardware and software constraints. In order to be able to manage the emerging product liability risks associated with such systems as well as ensuring the high level of quality required of automotive systems, significant improvements to engineering processes are necessary. In this article, we describe our experiences in adapting companies’ development processes to conform to safety standards and to cope with the challenges mentioned above. We detail key success factors in overcoming these challenges and provide practical examples from working with global OEMs and tier-one suppliers on implementing safety standards in E/E development.
2010-10-31
Technical Article Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Scaling Agile: An Overview of Agile Frameworks for Industry Projects
Agile software development has become mainstream. Industry-scale agility for distributed teams, large projects, or critical systems requires scaling agile practices, which agile scaling frameworks attempt to provide. In this article for IEEE Software journal we explore frameworks such as the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and show best practices from two industry case studies.
2018-01-29
Technical Article Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Requirements Engineering Tools - Survey and Evaluation
„A fool with a tool remains a fool.“ Das wissen wir alle und trotzdem führen viele Unternehmen ein Requirements-Werkzeug ein in der Annahme, dass sich allein damit eine Verbesserung ergibt. Weit gefehlt! In der Regel sind die Mitarbeiter aufgrund der Komplexität des neuen Werkzeugs, aber auch des wahrgenommenem Formalismus frustriert. Klar ist, dass wirksames und effizientes Requirements Engineering (RE) ein passendes Werkzeug braucht. Automativierbare manuelle Tätigkeiten sind ineffizient und werden abgelehnt – egal wie gut die Intentionen dahinter waren. Doch vor dem Werkzeug steht eine umfassende Vorbereitung der Abläufe und Funktionen, damit das Werkzeug in die Umgebung passt. In diesem Beitrag zeige ich Ihnen, wie Sie das für Ihre Umgebung passende Werkzeug auswählen. Wesentliche Werkzeuge werden charakterisiert und bewertet. Sie erkennen, dass Prozesse und Werkzeuge systematisch eingeführt werden müssen. Das erfordert professionelles Veränderungsmanagement. Der Beitrag gibt zudem eine praxisnahe Übersicht zu aktuellen RE-Werkzeugen. Konkrete Praxistipps zur Tool-Auswahl und -Einführung runden ihn ab.
2016-05-13
Product Description Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Functional Safety / ISO 26262
Short overview about the Vector solutions for Functional Safety / ISO 26262
2018-01-29