Telematic Control Unit (in)security

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  • When: June 4, 2020 | 6 p.m. Central Europian Summer Time(UTC+02)

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    Who: Jofre Palau Principal Product Security Manager at Vodafone Automotive

    Telematic Control Unit (in)security

    Nowadays all cars have some sort of cellular network connectivity. Either for eCall, predictive maintenance, usage based insurance, updates over the air or stolen vehicle recovery… While car manufacturers are investing a lot in Cybersecurity often they are only focused in the inner part of the car, neglecting the cellular interface. In this presentation we will explain the level of security that the different cellular interfaces provide and show real cases of weak Telematic Control Units interfaces and services that allow attackers to compromise and disrupt the telematic services. We will conclude providing a list of security requirements to help car manufacturers prevent these vulnerabilities.

    About the Presenter:

    In his role as Principal Product Security Manager Jofre Palau is responsible in Vodafone Automotive for ensuring Product Security in the Telematic Control Units manufactured by Vodafone and the associated telematic services. He has experience in embedded security, telecommunications security, penetration test and PKI. In the last 20 years Jofre has hold different security related positions including product security assessment and testing. From education side he holds a master degree in Telecommunications by the UPC University from Barcelona and the CISSP, CISA, CISM and SANS GMOB certifications.

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