Karamba Security Joins Sompo Risk Management and Ierae Security to offer a “Car Hacking Challenge” In CODE BLUE security event in Japan
Tokyo, Japan – November 1st, 2018 – Karamba Security, a world-leading provider of automotive cybersecurity today partnered with SOMPO Risk Management and Ierae Security in the largest security event in Japan, CodeBlue starting November 1st 2018.
The partnership is focused on matching security research capabilities with the latest security protection technologies, as the cybersecurity industry moves towards the future of smart mobility.
Karamba, Ierae and Sompo will hold a contest in which over 10 teams of challengers will attempt to
hack a car’s In-Vehicle Network (IVN) based on the CAN protocol. The challenge will highlight the
multiple layers of defense that are available in the Karamba SafeCAN solution, and will gradually making the hack more difficult as time goes on. Key to the exercise is to help participants understand how IVN protection works.
Challengers will attempt to hijack a Karamba Robocar equipped with the most advanced CAN Authentication Encryption technology, and send commands to the engine and steering.
The team that gets the most points in two days will emerge as the winner. The details of the challenge are listed here.
Sompo Risk Management and Ierae Security Research capabilities play a central role in the development of cybersecurity practices in the Japanese market. Karamba and its representative in Japan Asgent, are honored to partner with these companies in order to challenge Japanese researchers with advance protection technology and improve the safety of connected autonomous car.