OnBoard Security Sponsors Boston University Automotive Cyber Security Research

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OnBoard Security, a leader in IoT and Connected Car cyber security, announces sponsorship of connected vehicle security research with Boston University. The sponsorship of Professor Starobinski's initiatives will include expert collaboration resulting in jointly-authored papers in the areas of automotive misbehavior detection and physical layer security.

With our expertise and his innovative ideas, this collaboration promises to yield exciting research in the field of automotive cyber security

OnBoard Security™, a subsidiary of Security Innovation and a world leader in connected vehicle privacy and security announced today that they are sponsoring the cyber security research of Boston University Professor David Starobinski.

Professor Starobinski has recently published his well-regarded research on Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks on internal automotive networks (the CAN Bus) and Cascading DoS attacks on Wi-Fi networks, which have relevance in the improved security of Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and other intelligent transportation communications. He recently completed a sabbatical at the US Department of Transportation’s Volpe Center, researching the Secure Credential Management System (SCMS) used in V2V systems.

OnBoard Security’s sponsorship of Professor Starobinski’s research will include expert collaboration, resulting in jointly-authored papers in the areas of automotive Misbehavior Detection and Physical Layer Security.

“Professor Starobinski’s impressive research on the SCMS really caught my attention,” explained Dr. Jonathan Petit, Senior Director of Research at OnBoard Security. “With our expertise and his innovative ideas, this collaboration promises to yield exciting research in the field of automotive cyber security.”

"I am thrilled about the opportunity to collaborate with Dr. Petit and his research team to address fundamental security and privacy challenges in the field of connected vehicles," said Professor Starobinski. "OnBoard Security has been at the forefront of this field, making significant contributions to the development of new cryptographic standards and methods to secure the integrity of sensor data. I look forward to pursuing a fruitful collaboration with OnBoard Security and thank them for their generous support."

About OnBoard Security
OnBoard Security, a subsidiary of Security Innovation, was created to help automotive and IoT organizations stay ahead of the curve through superior cybersecurity.

For over 10 years, the world-renowned experts at OnBoard Security have been pioneering technologies that protect the Internet of Things, now and for the future.  We address three significant challenges; ensuring the security and privacy of connected vehicles, making hardware roots of trust easy to use, and avoiding the existential threat from quantum computers to the integrity of the internet.

About BU
Boston University is the third largest private university in the country and is ranked seventh in the U.S. for employability of its graduates. With over 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 130 countries, nearly 10,000 faculty and staff, 17 schools and colleges, and 250 fields of study, our two campuses are always humming, always in high gear.

OnBoard Security Contact:
Gene Carter
OnBoard Security
+1.978.905.6796
gcarter(at)onboardsecurity(dot)com

BU Contact:
Danielle Jenkins
Boston University
+1.617.358.6910
jenkinsd(at)bu(dot)edu

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