Network security responsibility falls on all AV stakeholders

In an interconnected autonomous future, any weak link in the IoT chain poses worrying cyber risks. By Jack Hunsley

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are highly reliant on connected infrastructure, and though many have stressed the importance of them safely functioning as standalone technologies, a connection to infrastructure can provide priceless insight for driving algorithms. Opening vehicles up to cellular networks, however, also opens these machines up to hackers.

Special report: will cyber crime kill the autonomous car?

“As vehicles become more digital in nature, this is now compounded by the need to secure them against cyber attacks,” Nick Mavrokordatos, Associate Director for Automotive IoT, Tata Communications, told Automotive World. …