Getty Images A cybersecurity expert who works with three major automakers says car hacking will continue to be a problem, and he says that only after something “catastrophic” happens will it be tackled head on. “I think it’s going to take something catastrophic, unfortunately, for the car manufacturers to really change their mindsets,” David Kennedy, the CEO of TrustedSec , told Tech Insider.
Potential Threats to Vehicle Security - This presentation, hosted by John Day, Editor in Chief of Automotive Electronics News, covers areas of vulnerability in application development and discuss how standards-based solutions can help improve security and reduce risk.
Making a Stand - Rigorous stand-alone testing of the many physical components of automobiles is done as a standard part of the development process to allow manufacturers to work out the potential problems of a model before it goes into full production. After all, it is conventional wisdom that it's much less expensive to eliminate a problem before mass production begins than to discover a problem and have to fix it afterwards.