Green Hills adds Argus Cyber Security to automotive ecosystem

Green Hills adds Argus Cyber Security to automotive ecosystem

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By Christoph Hammerschmidt

Argus was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel. The company is an independent subsidiary of Elektrobit, a provider of automotive software products and services.

The partnership with Argus Cyber Security follows a successful collaboration for an automotive customer where the Argus Control Flow Integrity product was integrated to work with Green Hills Software’s optimizing C/C++ compiler. The joint solution will be seen making safety-critical ECUs secure in the vehicles of one major European OEM in Calendar Year 2021. Taking advantage of the Green Hills C/C++ Compiler’s existing security and safety features, the Argus Control Flow Integrity integration now supports AUTOSAR classic devices running on the Renesas RH850 processor family. The solution provides protection from cyber attacks including buffer overflows with zero false positives.

“By optimizing Argus Control Flow Integrity for the Green Hills Compiler, we have succeeded in reducing the complexity and time involved for automotive software developers to enhance cyber security in their platforms.” said Nir Rozen, VP Product Management, Argus Cyber Security.

“We are excited to be working with Argus Cyber Security and have them join our rich ecosystem of best-in-class technology providers.” said Chris Tubbs Business Development Director EMEA, Green Hills Software.

Argus Control Flow Integrity is one of the layers in Argus’ multi-layered Connected ECU Protection and Argus Core ECU Protection product offering. Argus Control Flow Integrity is compliant with ISO 26262 ASIL B, is intended to protect safety-critical ECUs in the vehicle, such as braking, ADAS and more, from cyber-attacks. In addition, Argus Control Flow Integrity has been developed to operate on ECUs running high-level operating systems, AUTOSAR Classic, and bare metal ECUs.

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