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Automotive Threat Modelling

Learn a structured approach to evaluating and situating automotive threats.

Automotive Threat Modelling
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study10 hours

Is it possible to assess the risk posed by critical engine control units?

Automotive threat modelling is proven to be a useful procedure for optimising network security by identifying objectives and vulnerabilities, and then defining countermeasures to prevent, or mitigate the effects of, threats to the system.

We’ll evaluate and situate these threats with respect to wider system risks, security and safety, and propose cost-effective countermeasures.

What topics will you cover?

  • EVITA method
  • Composite threat modelling
  • STRIDE
  • TRIKE

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Describe the structured approach to allow automotive cybersecurity threats to be classified
  • Explain the basic concepts of automotive threat modelling
  • Compare threat models eg STRIDE, TRIKE
  • Assess security threats from a practical and theoretical viewpoint

Who is the course for?

MSc Cyber Security students.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry