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Automotive Grade Linux Release Security White Paper

By January 3, 2016September 6th, 2017Announcements

Today’s car shoppers are looking for all of the latest features seen on mobile devices to appear in their vehicles as well, which requires the industry quickly move to the Connected Car model. As Connected Cars become the norm, Automotive Grade Linux members recognize that security is one of the most important issues facing the industry today. Today we are releasing a White Paper that addresses Linux Security in the Connected Car.

About Automotive Grade Linux (AGL)

Automotive Grade Linux is a collaborative open source project that aims to accelerate the development and adoption of a fully open software stack for the connected car. Leveraging the power and strength of Linux at its core, AGL is uniting automakers and technology companies to develop a common platform that offers OEMs complete control of the user experience so the industry can rapidly innovate where it counts. The AGL platform is available to all, and anyone can participate in its development. Learn more:

Automotive Grade Linux is a Collaborative Project at The Linux Foundation. Linux Foundation Collaborative Projects are independently funded software projects that harness the power of collaborative development to fuel innovation across industries and ecosystems.

About The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is a nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux and collaborative software development. Founded in 2000, the organization sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and promotes, protects and advances the Linux operating system and collaborative software development by marshaling the resources of its members and the open source community. The Linux Foundation provides a neutral forum for collaboration and education by hosting Collaborative Projects, Linux conferences including LinuxCon, and generating original research and content that advances the understanding of Linux and collaborative software development. More information can be found at

Additional Resources

· Developer Resources

· About the AGL Community

· Participating in Automotive Grade Linux


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The Linux Foundation