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1. (WO2018144803) FIREWALL

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/144803    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/016567
Publication Date: Fri Aug 10 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Feb 03 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: B60R 25/10
Applicants: NIO USA, INC.
Inventors: HIRSHBERG, Yanir
NORTH, Craig
Title: FIREWALL
Abstract:
Generally speaking, embodiments of the present disclosure include a network security system that can comprise a hardware appliance installed in a vehicle and connected with the busses, networks, communication systems, and other components of the vehicle. This in-vehicle network security appliance can provide an access point to the networks of the vehicle, such as the Controller Area Networks (CANs), Local Interconnect Networks (LINs) and other networks, monitor inbound and outbound traffic on those networks, and provide a firewall between those networks and external networks or systems as well as between different networks and systems within the vehicle. In this way, the network security appliance can protect the vehicle networks from different sources of attack from outside and inside the vehicle via components that are less secure like the infotainment system or diagnostic port.