The need for security protection measures in the Office IT environment is obvious since years. Firewall, virus scanner, encryption of data: Office IT is no longer thinkable without these aspects.
On the other hand, security for embedded systems is relatively new. These systems are already vulnerable to possible malicious attacks. For a long time there were simply no technical possibilities to attack such systems. Whether airplane, car or train, all these systems were, if at all, only individually accessible. However, this required concrete manipulation of the individual system. However, nowadays these systems are more and more “online”. This means, for example, that it is possible to manipulate entire fleets of vehicles online, which increases the attractiveness for potential attackers. Read more