Automotive Cybersecurity

Automotive Cybersecurity

Dr. Weimerskirch will discuss the topic “Automotive Cybersecurity” followed by a Q&A with students and faculty.
This talk will provide a brief history of automotive cybersecurity and give an overview of the relevant scope, attacker motivation, and challenges of automotive cybersecurity. An example attack will be described in detail, and relevant security technologies will be explained. Finally, an outlook to future automotive technologies and security challenges will be given, and ideas how automotive stakeholders approach cybersecurity will be described.

Event Details:

Topic: Automotive Cybersecurity

Date: Tuesday June 8, 2021

Time: 4pm – 5pm EST

Meeting ID: 912 7369 2022
Passcode: 750842

Hosted By: Dr. Rampazzi


Dr. André Weimerskirch is Vice President for Platform SW, Cybersecurity and Functional Safety at Lear Corporation. Before that, André established the transportation cybersecurity group at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) and co-founded the embedded systems security company ESCRYPT which was sold to Bosch in 2012.

André is active in all areas of automotive and transportation cybersecurity and privacy, he is a main designer of the American vehicle-to-vehicle SCMS security system, published numerous articles in automotive and embedded cyber security, is co-founder of the American workshop on embedded security in cars (escar USA), and chairs the Mcity cybersecurity working group at the University of Michigan.