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CIRI researcher seeking testbed for cybersecurity assurance framework


During the summer of 2015, a Jeep Cherokee SUV fell victim to hackers who exposed the existence of implicit interactions between the vehicle’s infotainment system and its transmission controls. This event served as the inspiration for CIRI researcher Jason Jaskolka to begin exploring these implicit interactions and why they can exist in large and complex systems.

CIRI connects with automakers at Auto-ISAC Cybersecurity Summit

| Ashley Albrecht, CIRI

Increasing automotive connectivity, paired with rapid advancement in the realm of autonomous vehicles, necessitates the development of a resilient cybersecure motor vehicle ecosystem. For this reason, leaders from the auto industry and government gathered for two days at the 2nd Auto-ISAC (Information Sharing & Analysis Center) Cybersecurity Summit.

Manufacturers gather to discuss cybersecurity across the supply chain

| Ashley Albrecht, CIRI

From Northwestern University to Rolls-Royce North America, myriad organizations from the manufacturing and cybersecurity communities convened to explore the current state of cybersecurity in the manufacturing sector, cybersecurity challenges facing manufacturers, and efforts underway to improve the cybersecurity and resilience of manufacturing supply chains.

Summer Intern Projects


Summaries of the research conducted by CIRI and ITI interns this past summer.