TRON08019 2020 Vehicle Cybersecurity and V2X

General Details

Full Title
Vehicle Cybersecurity and V2X
Transcript Title
Vehicle Cybersecurity and V2X
Code
TRON08019
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
TRON - Electronics
Department
COEL - Computing & Electronic Eng
Level
08 - NFQ Level 8
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2020 - Full Academic Year 2020-21
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Eva Murphy, Mary Carden
Programme Membership
SG_EELEC_H08 202000 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electronics and Self Driving Technologies
Description

This module aims to provide the learner with an up to date, comprehensive knowledge of what constitutes an Intelligent Transport System. It also analyses the safety risks and related vulnerabilities that these vehicles are exposed to and explores effective cybersecurity methods to overcome the associated risks and control system exploitations.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Recognise Vehicles as Cyber-Physical systems and identify their vulnerable interfaces and attack surfaces

2.

Develop an understanding of Smart Cities and Urban Intelligence

3.

Identify and describe an Intelligent Transport System (ITS) and distinguish between its constituent parts.

4.

Discuss Automotive functional safety and cybersecurity with focus on Vehicle Network technologies

5.

Identify Social and Ethical Considerations of Connected Vehicles and Smart Cities

Teaching and Learning Strategies

This module will be delivered via a mixture of Lectures and Assignments

Module Assessment Strategies

A blend of final written examination and continuous assessment design/appraisal projects. The learner must achieve a grade of 40% or higher in order to achieve a pass in this module

Repeat Assessments

Repeat project work and exams can be submitted at the repeat exam series each year.

Indicative Syllabus

Introduction to Cyber-Physical Systems and their compositional parts and wireless networks

Discuss system recommendations for Cyber physical systems 

Cyber-Physical Vehicle Tracking

Evolution of the connected vehicle

Discusses Connectivity and external communications

Introduces smart mobility, smart cities and connected vehicles 

Discusses and introduces Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in the development of Smart and Connected Cities and Transport 

Introduces vehicles increasing attack surfaces and possible cybersecurity concerns 

Discuss functional safety and how it is ensured in Autonomous Vehicles development

Discusses and introduces possible cybersecurity solutions in protecting and securing vehicles 

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
40 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
60 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Assessment Continuous Assessment Closed Book Exam 20 % Week 5 1,4
2 Group Assessment Continuous Assessment Assignment 20 % Week 10 2,3,5
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Exam Closed Book Exam 60 % Week 13 1,2,3,4,5
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Lecture Theatre Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Problem Based Learning Computer Laboratory Problem Based Learning 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Independent Learning 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Online Learning Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Online Lecture 1 Weekly 1.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Independent Learning 6 Weekly 6.00
Total Online Learning Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 1.00 Hours

Module Resources