Security

12th August 2020

Hackers Must Keep Tearing Cars Apart

Carmakers need to ask software hackers to ‘tear their cars apart’ to make sure the products are cyber secure. That’s the view of Casey Ellis, CTO and founder of...

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5th August 2020

Traffic Data Cyber-Security Works… For Now

Russian company Quanttelecom is developing a quantum communication technology for protection of transport-related data against man-in-the-middle attacks. So far, the developer has made three real-world implementations in the national...

By Roma Nazarov

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15th July 2020

Cyber-Security Must be Future Proof to Match Car Life

More connectivity means more attack-surfaces for cyber criminals. So, as vehicles continue their rapid evolution toward rolling, four-wheeled connected devices, there is a growing call for automakers, their Tier...

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13th July 2020

Connected Cars in US Face Greatest Cyber Risk

Latest cyber data puts the US as a clear leader in the countries most targeted by hackers in the past 16 years. The nation suffered 156 significant cyber-security assaults...

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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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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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