Modeling and Reasoning about the Security of Drive-By-Wire Automobile Systems
An increasing number of modern automobiles are essentially drive-by-wire systems, highly computerized, and connected wirelessly to services such as OnStar or Toyota Safety Connect. While these features enhance automobile safety and reliability, the security impact is a growing concern. This paper examines the security of drive-by-wire automobile systems. Generic models of access control and information flow are defined, with specific instances of the 2010 Toyota Prius used where appropriate. The automobile systems are examined from the viewpoint of the driver with special emphasis on the driver's ability to determine who, or what, is actually in control of the automobile in critical situations.
G. W. Howser and B. M. McMillin, "Modeling and Reasoning about the Security of Drive-By-Wire Automobile Systems," International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection, vol. 5, no. 3-4, pp. 127 - 134, Elsevier Ltd, Dec 2012.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcip.2012.09.001
Intelligent Systems Center
Keywords and Phrases
Automobiles; Drive-by-Wire systems; Information flow; Security
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This research was supported in part by the Future Renewable Electric Energy Distribution Management Center, an NSF Engineering Research Center, under Grant no. EEC 0812121; and by the Missouri S&T Intelligent Systems Center.