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£1.2m awarded to progress self-driving vehicle cyber security projects

Seven projects have received Government funding to support the development of connected and self-driving vehicle cyber security testing capabilities.

Organisations from around the country are involved in the projects, including Honda Europe, University of Warwick, University of Bristol, IBM and the Millbrook and HORIBA MIRA testing grounds.

The competition winners will focus on three key areas:

  • Finding ways to measure and maintain cyber-physical resilience and identify vulnerabilities, which will support the creation and testing of cyber-physical and software architectures, best practice in design and lifetime management
  • Providing specifications to support the creation of new cyber test facilities for connected and self-driving vehicles
  • Exploring commercial opportunities to develop new cyber-related services that can be deployed in the UK and across the global connected and automated mobility (CAM) marketplace

Zenzic, the UK’s self-driving industry hub organisation and Smart Transport board member, has partnered with the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) and Innovate UK on the investment.

Richard Porter, technology and innovation director at Zenzic, said: “The UK has one of the world’s leading cyber resilience industries.“We have incredible academic institutions and testing facilities across the country, and have paved the way for cyber security technology development since the birth of the internet.

“With the advent of self-driving vehicles, the complexity of cyber defences will increase as thousands of vehicles, pieces of road-side infrastructure and connecting systems need to share data securely.

“This is an opportunity for the UK to build on the decades of experience we already have and once again set the standards for the rest of the world to follow.”



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