Part 8 - Update (OTA)


Updating applications and firmware is essential for the development of new features and even more to fix security bugs. However, if a malicious third party manages to alter the content during transport, it could alter the functioning of the system and/or applications. The security of the updates is therefore a critical point to evaluate in order to guarantee the integrity, the confidentiality and the legitimacy of the transmitted data.

Acronyms and Abbreviations

The following table lists the terms utilized within this part of the document.

Acronyms or Abbreviations Description
FOTA Firmware Over The Air
OTA Over The Air
SOTA Software Over The Air
TUF The Update Framework