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Digital platform security provider Irdeto offers a layer of protection from cyberattacks for a variety of platforms and applications, including for the Internet of Things (IoT).


  • The Cloakware offering for the automotive sector focuses on the electronic (or engine) control units (ECUs) in the vehicle that are connected to the internet (about 2% of the total ECUs in any given vehicle).

Features and Benefits

  • Explains Irdeto's approach to connected vehicle security.
  • Describes how it differs from many competitors' approach in this segment.

Key questions answered

  • What are Irdeto's origins and how has it evolved?
  • How does it protect connected cars from cyberattacks?

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  • Summary
  • Irdeto has diversified from media to other verticals
  • Cloakware for Automotive is Irdeto’s connected vehicle product portfolio
  • Irdeto focuses on the ECUs rather than the CAN bus
  • Direct competitors to Irdeto are currently few


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