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With components coming from varied suppliers to provide the latest in navigation, infotainment, and communications features, along with advanced fuel management, braking and drive train technologies, security is increasingly paramount. Manufacturers and suppliers are now demanding software development tools that enable them to find and fix security vulnerabilities and code defects in the most automated and efficient way possible, and to ensure they remain compliant with the most current industry standards in the process. Being front page news about the latest automotive software security breach can be catastrophic to their brand and their bottom line.
Klocwork Insight continues to be the tool of choice for these developers. It provides them with advanced code analysis, including deep data flow and structural analysis, right at their desktop as they write their code. Insight supports MISRA C and C++ coding standards and has received both ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 certifications. Leveraging these capabilities, Insight empowers developers themselves to find and fix any security vulnerabilities, code defects or compliance violations prior to code check-in, creating unmatched development efficiency and reducing project time and costs dramatically.
"Application security requirements in the automotive world will soon rival those in Military/Aerospace and other similar industries. As the number of automated vehicles on the roads increases, the potential for widespread havoc that can be created by agents that want to do evil will increase. More intelligent vehicles means more software in those vehicles. The number of suppliers to the auto manufacturers will continue to grow as the demand for more consumer convenience grows. A perfect security storm is developing and it needs to be addressed urgently.
Keywords for this news article include: Software, Automobiles, Transportation, Telecommunications.
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