COMMENT: OEMs must prepare to duel with cyber attackers

BY NICK GILL: Once a technology confined to the realms of Hollywood, the hyper-connected car is no longer science fiction and the cyber security issues it raises are very real, and very immediate

Concerns about the power of cars have long held a place in the public’s imagination. These were preyed on expertly by Steven Spielberg in his first movie, the 1971 thriller Duel, which starred a mysterious truck stalking a terrified motorist on a remote road through the desert. Whether intentional or accidental, the capacity for car drivers to cause serious damage and even kill has been very real….

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