Cyber security will ‘forever be a moving target’

The threat of hacking may always be present in the automotive industry, writes Michael Nash

Cars are being likened to smartphones and computers as they become increasingly connected, turning into vast sources of information and data. And just like computers, they must be safeguarded from cyber security threats and hacking.

This task is already eating up a significant amount of capital, as OEMs invest in teams of researchers to identify flaws in their connected car designs. Protecting vehicles against cyber threats is likely to remain a key focus for the automotive industry indeterminately….

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