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Three Ways Automakers Can Shield Vehicles From Growing Ransomware Attacks

China’s first-ever automotive data security regulation is slated to go into effect on 1 October. The provision, which primarily aims to regulate automotive data processing in the country, joins a growing number of standards, regulations, and best practices enacted worldwide designed to protect vehicles from cyber crime.  An alarming rise in cyber attacks against connected […]

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Four Strategies for Protecting Software-Defined Vehicles Against Cyber Attacks

Modern vehicles come strapped with a variety of computerized and connected components. These features can make vehicles more appealing to drivers. However, they are also risky, because they can serve as hidden doorways for cyber criminals. Currently, there simply are not enough security features in modern vehicles to keep them invulnerable. Furthermore, as vehicles become […]

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How Can the Autonomous Vehicle Industry Build Trust Among Consumers?

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) have the potential to save lives by reducing the number of automobile accidents. Nevertheless, they continue to face a major roadblock: Consumers don’t trust them.  According to a recent study that examined the psychological biases of drivers in the U.S., people tend to have “unrealistic safety requirements” for autonomous vehicles. Survey feedback […]

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Automakers Rev Up for Growing Cyber Security Risks  

Automakers are increasingly jam packing modern vehicles with connected systems that can present serious cyber security risks. According to a recent report from the New York Times, automakers and electronic system suppliers around the world are taking steps to protect vehicles from hackers.  “To take control of a vehicle’s direction and speed: This is what […]

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U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Releases Update to Automotive Cyber Security Best Practices

As vehicles become more connected with high-tech computer systems and software, there’s increasing concern about cyber security. Many governments are beginning to issue automotive cyber security best practices and regulations. In June 2020, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) adopted a pair of automotive cyber security regulations into the World Forum for Harmonization […]

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