The brake pedal in your car probably isn’t attached to the brakes. But don’t worry, the pedal knows how to tell the brakes that you’ve pressed it. And now there’s a new way to secure the messages they send each other.
New software from Real-Time Innovations, which supplies messaging software for embedded systems used in cars, factories and other settings, implements a recently approved specification called DDS Security. With it, critical behind-the-scenes communication among machines can be safer from hacking and still happen as fast as it needs to, according to David Barnett, RTI’s vice president of products. A preview release of RTI’s software, Connext DDS Secure, is available immediately.