Proposal for a Secure Forensic Data Storage

Authors

  • Nico Vinzenz ZF Friedrichshafen AG, 88046 Friedrichshafen, Germany https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3087-2101
  • Tobias Eggendorfer Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten, 88250 Weingarten, Germany

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.13052/jcsm2245-1439.934

Keywords:

secure forensic data storage, vehicle forensic, vehicle security, legal car application, crash investigation, event data recorder, privacy, privacy preserving forensics

Abstract

A forensically sound and secure data storage architecture is proposed in this paper.
A design focus was on its tamper-proof and memory saving, yet cost-efficient ability to store information valuable for both post-crash and post-crime investigations in a privacy protecting manner.
Current privacy regulations were extensively taken into consideration by its architecture design.
The implementation requires only minor changes to the vehicle software architecture, leaving the vehicular hardware completely untouched.

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Author Biographies

Nico Vinzenz, ZF Friedrichshafen AG, 88046 Friedrichshafen, Germany

Nico Vinzenz is Security Engineer at ZF Friedrichshafen AG, responsible for the security of autonomous mobility systems. Prior he studied IT security in Weingarten.

Tobias Eggendorfer, Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten, 88250 Weingarten, Germany

Tobias Eggendorfer is since 2013 professor of IT security in Weingarten, prior he was professor for IT-forensics in Hamburg since 2009.

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Published

2020-11-27

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