Trend Micro offers VicOne security for EVs and connected cars

Trend Micro, a cybersecurity leader, announced VicOne, dedicated security for the electric vehicles and connected cars.
Trend Micro cybersecurity solutions VicOne’s security operations center integrates Microsoft Azure IoT services to collect telemetrics and other important security information from connected automobiles and uses Azure data services to analyze security threats and breaches.

Eva Chen, CEO, and co-founder of Trend Micro, said: “With VicOne, we anticipated an urgent OEM need for enhanced automotive cybersecurity. Built with the best of Trend Micro innovation, it will offer tremendous value to the industry.”

Soren Lau, General Manager of Asia and EMEA, IoT Partner Solutions at Microsoft, said: ”We look forward to working with Trend Micro and VicOne to enable end-to-end security solutions for telematics and EVs through Microsoft Cloud and AI features within Azure IoT services.”

Research firm Gartner suggests the automotive industry should partner with cybersecurity experts who can assess and propose a broad range of countermeasures.

Trend Micro has formed a partnership with MIH Consortium, an EV platform alliance led by Foxconn, and has joined the Scalable Open Architecture for Embedded Edge (SOAFEE) initiative, which aims to provide a cloud-native architecture for the development of software-defined vehicles.

The software-defined vehicle is the future of the automotive industry and a driving force in accelerating the development of innovative automotive technology applications, said Dipti Vachani, SVP and GM, Automotive and IoT Line of Business, Arm.