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Privacy and Security in Connected Vehicles Ecosystems


  • Marius POPA


  • Cristian TOMA


  • Catalin BOJA





Modern vehicles could not be figured out without Internet connections in order to provide customers a wide range of services in the vehicle: infotainment platforms, third-party support, on-board and online monitor and maintenance, business analytics for car fleets. Exposure of the vehicles to the Internet turns them into targets for viruses, worms, Trojans, DoS and lot of other threats for connected vehicle security. Beside the classic threats of the Internet exposure, other new threats are introduced by the Internet of Things (IoT) new technologies that are poor regulated or undefined yet from the security point of view. Also, the large variety of the IoT technologies not being standardized yet contribute to security issues in this area of the automotive industry. This paper provides an overview of the connected vehicle environment, considering the main components of such kind of system and the main security challenges to be considered for building reliable secure online systems for connected vehicles.

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  • Marius POPA & Cristian TOMA & Catalin BOJA & Alin ZAMFIROIU, 2017. "Privacy and Security in Connected Vehicles Ecosystems," Informatica Economica, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 21(4), pages 29-40.
  • Handle: RePEc:aes:infoec:v:21:y:2017:i:4:p:29-40

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