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End Point Security

Strengthening organizations against cyber threats with
advanced endpoint security measures.

Compromise Assessment

Comprehensive compromise assessments for proactive
detection and mitigation of security breaches.

Identity And Access Management

Enabling secure user access and data protection through
Identity and Access Management consulting.

Secure Infrastructure Deployment

Empowering organizations with secure infrastructure
design and deployment for robust data integrity.

Ransomware Readiness

Assessing and fortifying ransomware readiness to
minimize threats and enhance recovery strategies.

Purple Team Assessment

Fostering collaborative cybersecurity excellence
through defensive strategies and vulnerability identification.

Enterprise Incident Response

Minimizing damage and ensuring swift recovery with
strategic incident response consulting for enterprises.

Disaster Recovery as a service

Ensuring uninterrupted operations through proactive
disaster recovery consulting for businesses.

Data Migration

Seamless and secure data migration consulting for
efficient transitions with minimal disruption.

Data Recovery

Expert data recovery consulting for swift retrieval of
valuable information and minimal business disruption.

SOC Maturity Assessment

Enhancing cybersecurity readiness through comprehensive
SOC assessment consulting.

Digital Forensics Investigation

We specialize in uncovering, preserving, and securing digital evidence for aiding in cybercrime resolution.

IT Risk Management

Thorough IT Risk Management Assessment
for Nurturing Business Resilience

CCSS Compliance Audit

Assure regulatory alignment, fostering
market legitimacy and investor trust

ISO 22301 Compliance Audit

Advancing the Contemporary Business
Continuity Management process

ISO 27001 Compliance Auditing

Nurturing Maturity Across People,
Processes, and Technology

Cloud Adoption Framework

IT offers a structured plan for organizations to efficiently manage their cloud migration and usage strategies.

GDPR Compliance Audit

Ensures data privacy compliance, mitigates
risks, and enhance customer trust

PCI DSS Compliance Audit

Strengthen payment security, safeguarding
sensitive data & fosters customer confidence

HIPPA Compliance Consulting

Protect the security of healthcare information,
legal compliance, and fosters patient trust.

HITRUST Compliance Consulting

Improve healthcare cybersecurity, streamlines
risk management & boosts credibility

Virtual Data Protection Officer

Remote professional who provides expertise in data protection and compliance.

FINRA Compliance

Reinforces the integrity of financial services,
compliance & nurtures trust among investors.

Fair Risk Assessment

Quantify decision-making with FAIR framework
to assess and manage information risks.

CCPA Compliance Audit

Ensure transparent data handling, respects
consumer rights, and fortify data-driven trust

SOC2 Compliance Audit & Report

Validates operational quality, builds customer
trust & demonstrates dedication to data security

ISO 27701 Compliance Audit

Assesses an organization's adherence to the privacy information management standard.

Industries WeServe

Secure Source Code Review

We identify source code vulnerabilities, ensuring strong defense against critical attacks.

Spear Phishing Simulations

We check the awareness of the people
towards enterprise cyber security policies

Infrastructure Pentesting

Maturing organizational resilience by evaluating the security posture of IT infrastructure.

Mobile Application Pentesting

Strengthens mobile app security by addressing vulnerabilities and ensuring robust protection .

DevSecOps Solutions

Strengthening software development through security-focused testing in DevSecOps.

IOT Security Assessment

Strengthens IoT systems by vulnerability analysis & ensuring defense with hardcore pentesting

Red Team Operations Services

Simulating real-world APT attacks to evaluate an organization's security readiness .

Cloud Pentesting And Security

Ensuring the robustness of cloud infrastructure by pentesting and defending the cloud .

Web Application Pentesting

Detecting issues across various programming languages, frontend & backend environments

Blockchain Penetration Testing

Evaluating blockchain security via vulnerability testing to prevent potential breaches.

Web API Pentesting

Validate API design ,configuration and implementation according to security policies.

ICS SCADA Pentesting

We safeguards industrial control systems by identifying and fixing vulnerabilities 

Security Configuration Review

In-depth inspection of enterprise devices or applications to identify configuration weaknesses .

Thick client Security Assessment

Conducting security assessment of local and server-side processing and communication protocols

Web3 Penetration Testing

Securing Web3 by probing and addressing vulnerabilities in decentralized apps and protocols.
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Automotive Industry Cyber Security Solutions

Intelligence Driven Cyber Security Operations

Automotive Industry Cyber Security

With the rapid increase in interconnectedness and digitization in the automotive sector, the potential attack surface for vehicles, both present and future, is constantly expanding. The 2015 Jeep-Hack incident demonstrated the severity of vulnerabilities in vehicle systems, highlighting the direct threats to human safety and well-being due to the physical nature of vehicles. Additionally, risks encompass accessing personal data, unlocking paid services, and more. Conducting IT security assessments of vehicles and their integrated control units has become imperative to mitigate potential high-impact attacks.

In Automotive Security Assessments, we scrutinize individual electronic control units and entire vehicles for vulnerabilities related to these attack vectors. The assessment encompasses both hardware and software analyses of control units. The evaluator assumes the role of both an external attacker and a privileged user. Potential attacks range from memory dumping and man-in-the-middle attacks to exploiting vulnerabilities in exposed interfaces like CAN, Ethernet, Bluetooth, or USB to infiltrate systems.

While the assessment aims for comprehensive coverage, a risk-based approach, akin to penetration testing, can also be adopted based on the application, system, and threats. This approach hones in on security-critical or vulnerable areas, with the scope adjusted according to agreed time budgets.

At Certcube Labs, we offer comprehensive Automotive Security Assessments that cover both hardware and software aspects, helping organizations identify vulnerabilities and secure their vehicles against potential attacks.

 

Advancements in automotive technology bring about elevated risks.

The rapid evolution of automotive technology encompasses areas like infotainment, sensors, app integration, and automation. Modern vehicles can host up to 150 electronic control units and over 100 million lines of code, projected to reach 300 million by 2030. This expansion enhances usability but heightens vulnerability to breaches. Attackers target interconnected systems, exploiting software weaknesses. Cyberattacks in automotive not only risk data but also public safety, emphasizing the need to integrate cybersecurity. UL Solutions offers expertise in building automotive cybersecurity, assisting manufacturers in adhering to standards, managing vulnerabilities, and ensuring secure innovations for broader market access.

At CertCube Labs, we specialize in comprehensive cybersecurity assessment for automotive components and systems, offering both hardware and software testing. Our aim is to assist clients in comprehending their product’s susceptibility to exploitation and in validating their security measures. We go beyond by evaluating cybersecurity management systems, ensuring adherence to industry mandates like ISO/SAE 21434 and WP.29, and gauging cybersecurity maturity.

Our consultation and gap analysis extend to comparing cybersecurity systems with UNECE WP.29 regulations and ISO/SAE 21434 prerequisites. We furnish detailed documentation for assessing, designing roadmaps, and establishing frameworks to facilitate compliance. Our advisory services encompass:

  • Conducting gap analysis
  • Formulating cybersecurity management systems frameworks
  • Developing frameworks for software update management systems
  • Establishing risk management frameworks
  • Implementing threat analysis and risk assessment frameworks
  • Overseeing cybersecurity incident monitoring and evaluation
  • Managing supply chain vulnerabilities

With our extensive network of IoT and OT security laboratories and adept security professionals, we offer specialized guidance on global security standards and best practices within the automotive ecosystem. We aid companies to:

  • Gauge their cybersecurity maturity level
  • Chart the course for secure device development
  • Manage digital identities of both people and products
  • Enhance internal cybersecurity capabilities and procedures
  • Verify security integration across product lifecycles
  • Stand out in the market by highlighting product security

Benefit from the expertise of over 500 international security specialists as we cater to clients worldwide, armed with deep knowledge of automotive standards and best practices. Our active participation and advisory roles in prominent standards groups and industry consortia, including the International Organization for Standardization and the UN World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations, position us to collaboratively strategize, test, validate, and safeguard your automotive innovations against cybersecurity threats. Join hands with CertCube Labs to drive safer vehicles onto the roads.

Our Methodology to Automotive Sector Security
 

The Recon Phase
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The Recon Phase

The Recon Phase

This marks the initiation of the process. Just like any research endeavor, the reconnaissance phase involves thoroughly reviewing all available documentation related to the component under examination. These resources might be provided by the client at the outset of the engagement or obtained through open-source online research methods. What’s remarkable is that the recon phase can start even before we physically possess the product, enabling us to begin assessing while the component is en route.

Once the engineers have the device in hand, the recon phase continues as they meticulously dissect the device, interact with every button, and explore all available options, menus, and configurations.

By the end of the recon phase, the team has gained a comprehensive understanding of the product’s architecture, identified critical assets, or “crown jewels,” within it, and developed a strategic path for potential attacks leading to these assets. Drawing from these discoveries, a threat model is constructed. This model prioritizes high-value aspects of the component, adopting the perspective and goals of an attacker. The findings are then documented clearly and succinctly to communicate back to the client. This juncture serves as a pause point for collaboration with the client to align on the threat model, prioritization, and assessment goals.

 

The Scanning Phase
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The Scanning Phase

The Scanning Phase

At CertCube Labs, during the scanning phase, our engineers strategically plan potential attacks on the product. It’s crucial to record the product’s normal operations, which helps us understand the impact of our attacks. Lack of such logs could lead to unreported consequences. This phase also guides attack refinement based on insights gained. For instance, if the recon phase reveals a Secure Gateway protecting a vehicle’s CAN buses, actual implementation might not align with intended security .

The Attack Phase
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The Attack Phase

The Attack Phase

At CertCube Labs, the culmination of research, threat modeling, and scanning outcomes forms the foundation for an effective attack plan. The attack phase is where our engineers deploy offensive security tools to exploit the target component. This phase varies extensively based on the tested product:

  • Hardware-based attacks: Utilizing debug pinouts like JTAG, UART, or SWD by soldering connectors.
  • CAN-based attacks: Forging requests, denial of service, or extracting device info via protocols like CAN, CAN-FD, UDS, etc.
  • Reprogramming attacks: Installing malicious firmware through various data buses, cellular, WiFi, or USB.
  • Wireless attacks: Targeting product’s access point, exploiting WiFi (e.g., SSH bruteforce).
  • Software reverse engineering: Discovering vulnerabilities within firmware like overflows, improper data handling, etc.
  • Proprietary technology attacks: Assessing custom protocols, encryption, OS for vulnerabilities.

This tailored approach thrives in uniqueness, adapting attacks based on the product’s characteristics. Our constant communication with clients ensures transparency during this dynamic phase.

 

The Reporting Phase
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The Reporting Phase

The Reporting Phase

In the reporting phase, the culmination of the engagement takes center stage. Engineers consolidate findings from previous stages, offering the client a comprehensive view of their product’s security status. Detailed technical reports delve into each discovery and effective defense mechanisms observed throughout the process. Our approach goes beyond, encompassing root cause analysis, overarching issues, and business impacts in an executive summary. This comprehensive approach adds significant value, aiding clients in rectifying security gaps and enhancing their overall security stance.

At the end of an automotive security assessment, clients gain both a roadmap to a more secure vehicle and the certainty that our engineering team has meticulously tested their component as attackers would. While no security is impenetrable, Praetorian’s goal is to instill confidence, ensuring products can launch without vulnerability concerns. Praetorian remains committed to supporting clients throughout the automotive security lifecycle, offering re-tests, issue understanding, and post-engagement assistance.

Hardware, Software, Infrastructure

At Certcube Labs, our penetration testing experts examine hardware components, interfaces, applications, and networks encompassing the connected vehicle ecosystem. This comprehensive evaluation extends to both internal and external aspects of the vehicle’s digital environment.

Automotive Cybersecurity Advisory

In the ever-evolving landscape of driving automation, connectivity, and autonomous technologies, CertCube Labs emerges as your strategic ally. This transformative era in mobility brings modern vehicles replete with intricate networks of computers and expansive lines of code, often numbering in the hundreds of millions. This extensive connectivity, while enhancing capabilities, simultaneously expands the avenues for potential breaches. As vehicles embrace heightened automation and in-car technologies, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers face escalating complexity and associated risks.

In this dynamic context, CertCube Labs stands ready to guide you through the intricacies of emerging cybersecurity standards and best practices. Our comprehensive advisory services encompass meticulous process assessments and the creation of robust frameworks, ensuring product security, attaining type approval, and successfully introducing safer automotive innovations to the global market.

Crucial Automotive Cybersecurity Standards:

  • UNECE WP29 Regulations: Spearheaded by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP29), these regulations are a cornerstone in establishing cybersecurity and over-the-air software requirements. Prioritizing safety and security in vehicle automation, connectivity, and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), WP29 firmly establishes cybersecurity as an imperative for market access and type approval across a spectrum of international member markets.
  • ISO/SAE 21434: This influential standard outlines cybersecurity risk management prerequisites for road vehicles. Encompassing electrical and electronic (E/E) systems, components, interfaces, and communications, the requirements span the entire product lifecycle, from conceptualization through decommissioning. They encompass vital aspects such as threat analysis, risk assessment, and rigorous verification.

Our Holistic Support:

  • Automotive Cybersecurity Gap Analysis: We meticulously scrutinize your existing cybersecurity management system, assessing its alignment with UNECE WP29 regulations and ISO/SAE 21434 requirements for type approval.
  • Automotive Cybersecurity Management System (CSMS) Framework: Our systematic, risk-based approach defines processes, responsibilities, and governance that comprehensively address vehicle cyberthreat risks across development, production, and post-production phases.
  • Automotive Cybersecurity Risk Management Framework: A pivotal element of an ISO/SAE 21434 compliant CSMS, this framework establishes an organizational risk management system that spans all cybersecurity engineering activities.
  • Threat Analysis and Risk Assessment (TARA) Framework: Our engineering methodology guides in the identification and assessment of cyber vulnerabilities. It aids in selecting countermeasures and constructing robust security testing frameworks.

With CertCube Labs’ expert guidance, your automotive products are fortified against cyber threats, ensuring security while enhancing driving experiences. Our profound industry insights empower you to innovate confidently, developing technologies that meet escalating consumer demands within the interconnected automotive ecosystem. We provide the expertise and assurance needed to flourish in this era of connected vehicles.

Ensure your cybersecurity systems and components align with ISO/SAE 21434 standards through comprehensive penetration testing offered by CertCube Labs.

In the pursuit of ISO/SAE 21434 compliance, your systems undergo rigorous testing and assessments. These evaluations hold a dual significance within the ISO/SAE 21434 framework:

  •  Documentation Assessments: Under the broader context of ISO/SAE 21434, assessments encompass two main aspects. Firstly, documentation assessments involve formal scrutiny of product documentation in relation to cybersecurity standards. CertCube Labs’ seasoned experts employ meticulous checklists to ensure alignment with ISO/SAE 21434 requirements, assuring thorough conformity.
  • Performance Assessments: Secondly, performance assessments extend beyond the confines of ISO/SAE 21434 to evaluate the efficiency of security measures under simulated attack scenarios. Complete assessment of embedded cybersecurity is only feasible post comprehensive testing and analysis to validate system resilience.

ISO/SAE 21434 Penetration Tests: CertCube Labs conducts authorized simulated cyber-attacks, known as penetration tests, to assess computer system security and uncover vulnerabilities. These penetration tests are a pivotal element of our service offerings.

Should prior penetration tests have been conducted, our experts meticulously review test documentation, integrating results into our comprehensive technical reports. Additionally, certification issuance is available based on your specific needs.

CertCube Labs and Automotive Cybersecurity

As a preeminent global leader in testing and verification services, CertCube Labs stands at the forefront of cybersecurity standardization and legislation. Our extensive expertise uniquely positions us to conduct the essential assessments and penetration tests necessary to meet and exceed cybersecurity benchmarks, including those set by ISO/SAE 21434. Partner with CertCube Labs to navigate the intricacies of cybersecurity compliance and enhance your automotive security posture effectively.

Automotive Penetration Tests

TISAX ASSESSMENT

Discover TISAX, the forefront automotive industry initiative for bolstering information security, fortified by CertCube Labs’ expertise.

TISAX, the Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange, is the vanguard solution in safeguarding data integrity and availability within automotive business operations, encompassing manufacturing. An exclusive online platform stands as a hub for exchanging assessment outcomes in the automotive sector, enabling registered companies to securely share their results with trusted partners.

Developed by the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) and Volkswagen, TISAX derives its foundation from the Information Security Assessment (ISA). While rooted in ISO/IEC 27001 (information security management systems) and ISO/IEC 27002 (information security controls), TISAX surpasses these by imposing additional criteria to evaluate the information security of automotive supply chain entities.

Vital Benefits of TISAX:

Achieving TISAX certification allows organizations to showcase their security posture with the TISAX label. The benefits extend beyond:

  • Recognition of assessment results by all TISAX participants
  • A universally accepted assessment standard facilitating seamless result sharing
  • Acknowledgement by suppliers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)
  • Time and cost savings
  • Instilling confidence in your organization
  • Streamlining processes by eliminating redundant assessments

The TISAX Journey:

  1. Registration: Initiate the TISAX process by registering through the dedicated online platform, specifying the scope of assessment.
  2. Engage an Audit Provider: With varying assessment levels based on protection needs, select an audit provider to ensure the security of your information.
  3. Document Review and/or On-site Assessment: Tailored to the chosen assessment level, this step delves into the evaluation process, ensuring alignment with TISAX requirements.
  4. Exchange of Results: Following explicit authorization from the assessed company, assessment results can be seamlessly exchanged.

Why CertCube Labs for TISAX Assessment?

Leverage our extensive global experience in both information security and the automotive industry. Our adeptness positions us perfectly to offer TISAX assessments, harmonizing supply chain management, enhancing vehicle safety and reliability, improving quality and efficiency, reducing environmental impact, and ensuring compliance with stringent standards.

CertCube Labs serves as your trusted partner throughout the TISAX journey. We assist in registration, audit provider selection, document review, on-site assessment, and seamless result exchange.

Explore our TISAX Introduction Training Course through SGS Academy. Upon course completion, you will grasp TISAX essentials, differentiating it from ISO/IEC 27001, and gain the know-how to execute successful TISAX projects.

Partner with CertCube Labs to elevate your automotive information security, foster confidence, and fortify your position in the realm of connected vehicles.

Elevating Change: Our Service Portfolio

Identify and check technical vulnerabilities

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The objectives of a hacker targeting a connected vehicle encompass a range of outcomes, mirroring the diverse methods at their disposal. These may include system compromise, unauthorized data acquisition, or disruption of services. By assuming the role of an attacker and adopting their mindset and tactics, cybersecurity experts can effectively pinpoint and assess technical vulnerabilities, facilitating the development of precise mitigation strategies.

Automatic and manual test procedures

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At Certcube Labs, our penetration testers follow a two-pronged approach. Automated vulnerability assessments target known weak points in IT systems. For identifying previously undiscovered, especially automotive-related security gaps, manual penetration tests are crucial. These systematic and adaptable tests simulate real-world attack methods using relevant tools, aiming to proactively unveil vulnerabilities before they can be exploited.

Automotive pentesting with Certcube Labs

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Evaluating the security of vital infrastructures is an integral component of a robust IT security strategy. At Certcube Labs, we possess the expertise and necessary impartiality to meticulously assess the security posture of your systems and applications. Collaboratively, we define the testing scope and approach, aligned with your business goals and security needs. Following our penetration tests, we provide an in-depth final report through which we outline and prioritize all pinpointed security vulnerabilities.

Our Automotive Industry Cybersecurity Services

In the rapidly evolving landscape of the automotive industry, cybersecurity has become a critical concern. Modern vehicles are equipped with complex software, connectivity features, and autonomous capabilities, making them susceptible to cyber threats. CertCube Labs offers specialized cybersecurity services tailored to meet the unique challenges faced by the automotive sector.

In an industry where safety, reliability, and innovation are paramount, CertCube Labs is your trusted partner in fortifying your cybersecurity defenses. Our goal is to ensure the secure and smooth operation of your vehicles while protecting against cyber threats and potential risks to your brand reputation.

Customized Solutions

 Recognizing that each automotive company has unique requirements, we offer customized cybersecurity solutions that align with your specific needs and the evolving threat landscape.

Penetration Testing

We offer penetration testing services to the industry, employing simulated real-life techniques to thoroughly assess the security of your applications and systems.

Supply Chain Security

Ensuring the security of the automotive supply chain is crucial. We assess the cybersecurity practices of suppliers and vendors to mitigate supply chain risks.

Embedded Systems Security

Automotive systems often rely on embedded software. We assess the security of these embedded systems, including electronic control units (ECUs), to prevent tampering and ensure safe vehicle operation.

IoT Device Security

Many modern vehicles incorporate IoT devices, such as sensors and controllers. We evaluate the security of these devices and implement safeguards to protect against potential threats.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does CertCube Labs assist automotive manufacturers and suppliers in enhancing their cybersecurity defenses to protect connected vehicles and related systems?
We specialize in providing comprehensive cybersecurity assessments, penetration testing, and risk management services tailored to the automotive industry to identify vulnerabilities and enhance security measures.
What specific security controls and technologies does CertCube Labs recommend to protect connected vehicles from cyber threats, including remote attacks and data breaches?
We recommend implementing secure communication protocols, intrusion detection systems (IDS), secure over-the-air (OTA) updates, and secure key management to safeguard connected vehicles.
Can CertCube Labs help automotive companies achieve and maintain compliance with industry-specific standards like ISO/SAE 21434 or regulations such as the UN R155 Cybersecurity regulation for automotive cybersecurity?
Yes, we offer compliance assessments and guidance to ensure that automotive companies align with regulatory requirements and industry standards, including ISO/SAE 21434 and UN R155.
What is our approach to securing in-vehicle infotainment systems and telematics units to prevent unauthorized access and data breaches?
We conduct security assessments for infotainment systems, advise on secure software development practices, and recommend access controls to protect these systems from cyber threats.
How does CertCube Labs assist automotive companies in detecting and responding to cyber threats targeting vehicle systems in real-time, ensuring vehicle and passenger safety?
We employ advanced threat detection systems, continuous monitoring, and threat intelligence to identify and respond to cyber threats promptly, safeguarding vehicle systems and passenger safety.
8. How does CertCube Labs assist automotive companies in securing their supply chain, including verifying the security practices of suppliers and third-party vendors involved in vehicle manufacturing?
We conduct thorough supply chain risk assessments, assess vendor security practices, and recommend contractual security requirements to enhance supply chain security in the automotive industry.

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