HARMAN gets certificate of compliance for its cybersecurity management

NOVI, Mich. – October 9, 2023 – HARMAN announced that its cybersecurity management system has been audited in accordance with the ISO/SAE 21434:2021 standard. It obtained the certificate of compliance, further strengthening the automotive supply chain for OEM partners. Coinciding with cybersecurity awareness month, HARMAN is taking the next step forward. Moreover, it is reinforcing its credibility as a trusted cybersecurity partner across the global automotive industry.

The certification enables the industry to define a structured process for incorporating cybersecurity into the design of road vehicles. It provides a framework for organizations to identify, assess, and manage cybersecurity risks throughout the lifecycle of their products. Plays a crucial role in safeguarding vehicles and vehicle occupants from potential cyber threats. It also promotes a standardized approach to automotive cybersecurity across the industry.

HARMAN, a technology company with a long-standing heritage in automotive, has the capability to support OEM partners effectively. They aim to help OEMs comply with the UNR 155 (UN Regulation No. 155), which mandates the implementation of a risk-based management framework (CSMS). Designed this framework to detect and protect against cyber threats throughout the vehicle cycle. Meeting the highest standards for automotive cybersecurity, HARMAN, cybersecurity products protect the vehicle and passengers alike. This provides OEMs with confidence that their supply chain is secure.

“With cybersecurity consistently being a top priority for new vehicles, HARMAN is committed to delivering products and technologies that have a tangible impact on improving the safety of connected vehicles. It has a tangible impact on improving the safety of connected vehicles,” said Huibert Verhoeven, SVP of Intelligent Cockpit at HARMAN. “Through strong collaboration, HARMAN passed the audit and obtained certification for ISO/SAE 21434 compliance. This further validates HARMAN’s track record of successfully advancing cybersecurity innovations within new automotive experiences.”

As vehicles become more connected than ever before, leading automakers are in need of solutions that enable them to deliver new experiences. They also need solutions for mitigating risks associated with system vulnerabilities, preventing data breaches. Additionally, they require solutions for managing threats to the systems’ integrity and safety. Similarly, consumers are increasingly demanding exciting — but safe and reliable — vehicle experiences. HARMAN, with its unique blend of automotive heritage and technology expertise. It is the trusted partner of vehicle manufacturers globally, with years of domain expertise.

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