Connected cars, with their software-rich head units and countless other software-driven components, can be a ripe target for potential hackers. Consequently, OEMs having to deal with cyberattacks and other potential security threats, typically have to do so via costly recalls, or cumbersome distribution of manual updates.
A customer of ours, a veteran multinational automotive OEM, recently learned this the hard way, when one of its cars got hacked, and it had to quickly respond by issuing USB flash drives with a software update to its customers. The updates delivered via these drives were unsecured and unmanaged. Here’s how HARMAN's Software Update Client, sealed all the vulnerabilities and fully secured the OEM’s software framework.
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