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Ansys medini analyze for Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity Threat Analysis and Risk Assessment

Ansys medini analyze for Cybersecurity implements key security analysis methods (TOE modelling, Attack Trees, Threat Analysis and Risk Assessment (TARA), Vulnerability Analysis , etc.) in one integrated tool.

Manage the Risk

Generate and verify a secure, system-level architecture that is impervious to outside attacks

Ansys medini analyze for Cybersecurity is a model-based security analysis tool supporting analysis context establishment, asset identification, threat identification, attack trees, vulnerability analysis, and threat assessment and treatment of security-critical electrical and electronic (E/E) and software-controlled systems. It supports the efficient and consistent execution of security-related activities that are described in applicable standards like SAE J3061, HEAVENS and ISO 21434.

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    Cybersecurity Threat Analysis and Design
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    Model-based, Integrated Tools
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    Capture and Manage Cybersecurity Requirements
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    Vulnerability Analysis

Quick Specs

Across the entire electronics architecture, Ansys medini analyze for Cybersecurity carries out a system-oriented cybersecurity analysis strategy to quickly identify vulnerabilities and design weaknesses, and address them to mitigate any real-world threats.

  • Identify System Assets and Their Security Attributes
  • Estimate the Feasibility of a Threat
  • Systematically Identify and Manage Exploitable Vulnerabilities
  • Associate Risk with Each Threat
  • End-to End Traceability
  • Understand the Impact of a Potential Attack and Associated Threats
  • Plan and Execute Appropriate Cybersecurity Measures

ZF Friedrichshafen AG utilizes Ansys to drive agility & innovation

Identify functional safety and cybersecurity issues at an early stage – delivering more innovative systems.

"Ansys medini analyze has streamlined and accelerated functional safety analysis for hardware, software and systems, delivering possible efficiencies that include an up-to-50% reduction in the time devoted to these tasks."

—Kamil Svancara, Cyber Security Manager / ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Automotive systems supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG utilizes Ansys medini analyze to drive agility, innovation and efficiencies in its embedded safety systems development and verification process.

Ansys medini analyze has already reduced the time involved in functional safety analysis — and ZF is now applying medini analyze to cybersecurity analysis for an advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS) project. 


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Ansys medini analyze for Cybersecurity systematically performs threat analysis and risk assessment across the entire electronics architecture

By identifying every possible means of cyberattack — and estimating both their impact and their feasibility — Ansys medini analyze protects against damaging threats.  This model-based, integrated tool provides end-to-end traceability, along with powerful collaboration, task management and reporting capabilities.


Key Features

Deliver safe and secure products, reduce time-to-market, maximize profit margins and comply with upcoming regulations surrounding cybersecurity with Ansys medini analyze for Cybersecurity capabilities 

  • Analysis Context Establishment and Asset Identification
  • Damage Scenario Identification
  • Threat Identification
  • Attack Trees and Attack Collections
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Threat Assessment and Treatment
  • Requirement Analysis and Management
  • Rich Traceability
  • Teamwork and Integrated Task Management
  • Reporting and Customization

You can then allocate resources, identify assets and assign security attributes to them.

Ansys medini analyze for Cybersecurity allows furthermore for the impact rating based on these damage scenarios according to ISO 21434.

Ansys medini analyze for Cybersecurity identifies potential threats and estimates their security implications.

Ansys medini analyze for Cybersecurity can perform attack tree layout automatically, model events in terms of attacks, threats and vulnerabilities, and compile attack trees into attack collections. Ansys medini analyze can compute attack paths based on the attack trees.

Furthermore, measures can be described to reduce the feasibility of the identified attacks.

You can reduce the risks by estimating the feasibility and impact of each threat and defining treatment strategies beforehand.

Sync them with other requirement management platforms, if required.

Navigate these traces to discover related elements in other models and visualize traces for impact analysis.

Ansys medini analyze for Cybersecurity merges projects for team collaboration, documents all decisions, and helps you manage the whole project through its scheduling function.

Ansys medini analyze for Cybersecurity makes it easy for you to communicate the results of your threat analyses by instantly creating reports in any format, to summarize TOE, TARA, attack trees and security requirements.

Ansys medini analyze allows you to perform functional safety analysis according to ISO26262 and cybersecurity analysis all together in one project. This enables the engineer to conduct and document an impact analysis on the decisions that were taken in the respective fields.


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