Security

3rd July 2020

Daimler Adopts IBM Cloud for Cyber-Security

With greater connectivity comes greater cyber-security risks which explains Daimler’s announcement of a data partnership with digital giant IBM. The pair have expanded their existing cyber agreement and the...

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15th June 2020

Weekly Brief: US Complacency Over Growing Connected Car Cyber Threat

Two US senators sent an open letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) last week calling out the agency for “its dangerously reactive approach to cyber-security”. The...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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23rd April 2020

With Connected Cars, Zero Trust is Best Security Advice

The road to fully autonomous vehicles has many obstacles but perhaps none more insidious than hacking. Cyber-security experts say improvements have been made but there’s much work to be...

By Robert Gray

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15th April 2020

BlackBerry Claims Secure Mission-Critical Software Breakthrough

BlackBerry claims it has developed a new software system to give automakers protection from hackers in their vehicles’ mission-critical functions. It has says QNX Black Channel Communications Technology is...

9th April 2020

Ford and VW Cars Open to Hackers, Research Claims

Cyber-security researchers are claiming some current connected Ford and Volkswagen vehicles are easy targets for malicious hackers. The report researched by cyber consultancy Context Information Security and published by...

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12th December 2019

Don’t Ask Consumers to Pay for Cyber-Security, Says Ford

Cyber-security companies are lining up to service automakers in the years leading up to autonomous deployment. They’re busy preparing a wide spectrum of solutions that are all but guaranteed...

By Louis Bedigian

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20th November 2019

Latest Keyless Car Tech Won’t Stop Hackers

An automotive cyber security expert has warned that the latest keyless car technology won’t stop hackers from gaining access to vehicles. The latest technology is ultra-wideband (UWB), a high-bandwidth...

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11th November 2019

Cars Need to Be Individual Cyber-Fortresses

Carmakers should make vehicles as individual cyber-fortresses and ditch the idea of trying to secure a whole network. That’s the opinion of Richard Hayton, chief technology officer from connected car security company Trustonic....

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8th November 2019

DS Anti-Fatigue Monitoring to Boost Safety

DS Automobiles has pledged to bring in sophisticated driver fatigue monitoring technology ahead of European mandates due in 2022. The introduction of new laws passed earlier this year will...

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29th October 2019

Hacking Risks In a ‘Smarter’ World

The very nature of the smart city presents an enormous security challenge that many experts worry is susceptible to cyber-attack. That’s because it’s a highly complex network of connected...

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24th September 2019

Automakers Keeping Mum Over Cyber Hacks

Automotive hacks are coming – or so the warnings claim at virtually every auto industry event in the world. It is widely believed that cars must be secured from...

By Louis Bedigian

13th September 2019

Cyber Crimes Pose Heavy Load on Fleets

Connectivity brings ample opportunity for fleet management but if those connected systems are not secure, then the fleet itself could be left vulnerable. Cyber-security for commercial vehicles and fleets...

By Susan Kuchinskas

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