H1'2023 Automotive Cyber Trend Report

Software-defined vehicles (SDVs) are revolutionizing the automotive industry.


SDVs enable OEMs to send over-the-air updates and generate new revenue streams by offering innovative services and subscriptions. Yet this shift also introduces new cybersecurity challenges that must be addressed.


This report focuses on the 1st half of 2023 and sheds light on key trends and emerging cybersecurity threats that the Upstream Research Team has identified and analyzed. We highlight real-life cybersecurity incidents in order to arm OEMs and smart mobility stakeholders with the knowledge they need to stay one step ahead of malicious threat actors.


In this cybersecurity report you’ll learn that:

  • Data breaches are on the rise and account for 37% of cybersecurity automotive incidents
  • Backend server attacks account for 40% of all attacks
  • Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) is the new king – has a crucial role in enhancing automotive threat intelligence
  • Cyber attacks are on the rise in the agriculture, construction, and heavy machinery industries
  • Tool exist to detect & mitigate cybersecurity threats – before they impact your organization


Get the critical insight you need on cybersecurity threats in the smart mobility environment.

Download the Upstream 2023 mid-year report

Download Report