A Preliminary View on Automotive Cyber Security Management Systems

Christoph Schmittner, Jürgen Dobaj, Georg Macher, Eugen Brenner

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Cyber security is increasingly recognized as an essential topic for automotive systems, especially in the area of connected and automated driving. Upcoming regulation defines requirements for cyber security on multiple levels in the automotive domain in order to achieve type approval. On the organizational level, a cyber security management system (CSMS) which covers the whole vehicle lifecycle and ecosystem is required. In addition, an argumentation for the cyber security of each vehicle type for which type approval is requested has to be given. Due to the novel nature of these requirements compared to existing type approval requirements, a test phase is ongoing. The components and scope of a CSMS are an open issue. We give an overview of the requirements for a CSMS, identify approaches and gaps, and give an outlook towards a potential framework which can address the requirements.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2020 Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference and Exhibition, DATE 2020
EditorsGiorgio Di Natale, Cristiana Bolchini, Elena-Ioana Vatajelu
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9783981926347
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2020
Event2020 Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference and Exhibition - Virtuell, France
Duration: 9 Mar 202013 Mar 2020


Conference2020 Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference and Exhibition
Abbreviated titleDATE 2020


  • Automotive
  • Certification
  • CSMS
  • Cyber Security Management System
  • Security

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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