Security Engineering & Consulting

Protection of vehicle electronics against manipulation & hacker attacks

Remote attacks on networked vehicles and wireless interfaces are a threat to information security as well as the functional safety at vehicle and system level. The use of professional security engineering is a key factor for developing secure vehicles and vehicle systems and the active implementation of risk prevention. Assystem Germany handles the conception, coordination and implementation of protection against attacks on customer data and vehicle electronics by hackers and computer criminals for the development of the future generation of information and entertainment devices. Our competence centre for security engineering is at the centre of these efforts. Here we bundle long-standing automotive knowledge with current security expertise, starting with security requirements and safety analysis up to the implementation of secure hard and software or wireless software updates according to SOP.

Where we make the difference

  • Security engineering in combination with long-standing automotive expertise
  • Experienced engineers and senior security experts
  • Custom-made solutions for engineering processes during the entire automotive security life cycle
  • Solutions for the automotive security life cycle
  • The competence centre supports and advises OEMs, suppliers and engineering service providers in the development of secure vehicle electronics

Service overview

Security Engineering: Protection of intellectual property (IP), products & business models

  • Hazard and risk analysis: Analysis, identification and evaluation of threats and security-related products and goals
  • Security requirements engineering: Specification of security requirements for product lines
  • Security concepts: Design of safe architecture and counter-measures
  • Security implementation: Standard-compliant implementation and technical monitoring of safety-critical software
  • Security test: Validation and verification of software and system against security goals, requirements and concepts
  • Security response: Support, maintenance and counter measures for security-critical systems and software on site


Optimisation of processes, methods & tools regarding security requirements

  • Trend and threat analysis: Safety reports and monitoring of current threats and security solutions
  • Security & data protection - process management: Senior security experts accompany and support security-related development processes
  • Security quality assessment: Experts for software quality and security evaluate specifications, concepts, code and test cases as part of quality assessments for security-related projects
  • Test and radio networks: Testing of wireless interfaces and data traffic at vulnerable points with various test tools according to the requirements

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